Welcome to the law offices of
Scott a. Wineberg, Ltd.

Scott A. Wineberg is a former Assistant Lake County Public Defender with over 20 years of experience in defense of Felonies, Misdemeanors, Traffic Offenses (including DUI), and Juvenile Court Petitions (Delinquency and Abuse/Neglect).


Concentrating in:

♦ Felonies
♦ Misdemeanors
♦ Traffic tickets and major motor vehicle infractions
♦ Illinois Secretary of State hearings
♦ Juvenile delinquency
♦ Juvenile abuse/neglect and termination of parental rights defense
♦ Illinois D.C.F.S. administrative appeals
♦ Expunging and/or sealing records

Member of:

♦ Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
♦ National Association of Counsel for Children
♦ Illinois Capital Litigation Trial Bar, Lead Attorney Qualified
♦ Lake County Bar Association

Published in The Docket, the Journal of the Lake County Bar Association:

♦ "A Guide to Illinois Truth-in-Sentencing Statute." The Docket December 2007: 19.
♦ "Expunction of Juvenile Law Enforcement and Court Records." The Docket August 2007: 17.
♦ "Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of In re Gault." The Docket July 2007: 17.
♦ "Goodbye, Little Rascals." The Docket December 2005: 11.
♦ "Words & Sentences." The Docket November 2001: 7.
♦ "Juvenile Transfer Hearings." The Docket January 1998: 23.

Featured presenter at seminars and workshops:

♦ Juvenile Defender Resource Institute Workshop, June 19, 2009.
♦ Lake County Bar Association Criminal/Juvenile Law Committee Brown Bag Luncheon, December 4, 2007.
♦ Lake County Bar Association Criminal/Juvenile Law Committee Seminar, August 25, 2006.
♦ Juvenile Justice Reform Act Training for the 19th Judicial Circuit, February 24, 1999.
♦ Office of the State Appellate Defender Violent Crimes Defense Seminar, June 26, 1998.
♦ Lake County Bar Association Criminal Law Committee Seminar, November 7-10, 1997.
♦ Fire Investigators Strike Force Seminar, October 16, 1996.