Former Prosecutor Who Fights For Your Rights

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The Former Prosecutor Who Knows How Prosecutors Think

I am attorney W. Scott Hanken. I have added a special wrinkle to my criminal law practice during 25-plus years of service – lessons learned during my background as prosecutor that have marked my law firm’s effective defense representation ever since.

Before establishing my own law office in Springfield, I worked as a Sangamon County prosecutor and assistant state’s attorney. My insight into how the prosecution works is incredibly valuable in defending clients. I know how government lawyers think. I can anticipate a prosecutor’s strategies and counter with well-timed tactics of my own.

Defending Clients Against All Criminal And DUI Charges

My investigations of police procedures, negotiations with prosecutors and aggressive litigation have spelled the difference in many defendants’ futures after arrests for:

  • Drunk driving
  • Driving with license revoked or suspended
  • Drug crimes
  • Theft offenses
  • Violent crimes

While I am proud of the positive reputation the firm has built in the community, I’m just as proud of the one-on-one personal service I’ve been able to extend to every client, throughout the legal process. I sympathize with families who are anxious about what’s in store for relatives who have to stand trial. I make sure that every question is promptly answered and every concern fully addressed.

Please feel free to learn more about me, personally and professionally, by clicking on my attorney biography link.

To arrange your free initial consultation with me in Springfield, call 217-718-4951 or send an email message.