Attorney Profile

Attorney W. Scott Hanken

W. Scott Hanken

ATTORNEY AT LAW

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Biography

Biography

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

Education

Biography

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

Classes & Seminars

  • Gaining The Best Settlement in Auto Injury Cases, NBI, 2009
  • Aggravated DUI - Resent Developments, ICLE, 2008

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Gaining The Best Settlement in Auto Injury Cases, NBI, 2009
  • Aggravated DUI - Resent Developments, ICLE, 2008

Past Positions

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

Published Works

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

Professional Associations

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

Certified Legal Specialties

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

Current Employment Position

  • Solo Practitioner

Practice Areas

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

Bar Admissions

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

Honors

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