W. Scott Hanken

W. Scott Hanken

Solo Practitioner
Location:
Springfield, Illinois
Phone:
217-718-4951
Fax:
217-544-4061
Email:

Biography

Also Member, Rabin, Myers, Schuering & Hanken, P.C.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Criminal Defense
  • 50% DUI/Traffic Violations
  • Drug Violations
  • Sex Offenses

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Capital Litigation Trial Bar Association, Capital Litigation Bar, 2004

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1990

Education

  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska
    • J.D. - 1989
  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    • B.A. - 1985
    • Honors: Political Science

Published Works

  • Gaining the Best Settlement in Auto Injury Cases, Attorney Continuing Legal Education, 2009

Classes/Seminars

  • Gaining The Best Settlement in Auto Injury Cases, NBI
  • Aggravated DUI - Resent Developments, ICLE

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer - DUI, Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyer - DUI, Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyer - DUI, Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyer - DUI, Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyer - DUI, Super Lawyers
  • Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers - Illinios (American Society of Legal Advocates)
  • Top 200 DUI Attorneys - Illinois (National Advocacy for DUI Defense)
  • Top Criminal Defense Lawyer Superb 10.0 Rating AVVO, 2010 - 2014
  • Client's Choice Award - Criminal Defense AVVO
  • Top Contributor - Criminal Defense AVVO

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Sangamon Country Bar Associaltion, Past President, 2004 - 2005
  • Sangamon Country Defense Bar Association, President, 1993 - 2005
  • Sangamon Country Bar Association, Director, 1992 - 1993
  • Sangamon Country Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Past President, 1990 - 1991
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Capital Litigation Trial Bar Association, Member, 2004 - Present
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member, 1989 - Present
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Sangamon County Bar Association, Member, 1989 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Attorney/Partner at Rabin, Myers & Hanken,P.C., 1996 - 2011
  • Public Defender at Sangamon County Public Defender, 1997 - 1999
  • Associate at Long, Morris, Myers and Rabin, P.C., 1994 - 1996
  • Associate at Pfeifer & Kelty, P.C., 1990 - 1994
  • Assistant State's Attorney at Sangamon County State's Attorney Office, 1989 - 1990