Jed Stone

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Waukegan, IL

Stone & Associates, Ltd.
 | 415 West Washington Street, Suite 107
Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: 224-412-8068
Fax: 847-336-0733
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jed Stone is the founder and owner of Stone & Associates, LTD., in Waukegan, Illinois. Serving the rights and liberties of clients throughout the greater Chicago metro area and all across the state, Mr. Stone focuses his practice solely on criminal law, and he has achieved notable success helping his clients secure the favorable outcomes they seek for the serious criminal charges they face, including DUI, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, white collar crimes and more.

In addition to delivering effective defense counsel for the accused, Mr. Stone has extensive experience handling appeals as well as expungements and record sealing. In all cases, he is fully committed to doing whatever he can to help increase his clients' chances of obtaining the justice they deserve as well as ensuring that his clients' past mistakes do not adversely affect their future.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Stone has earned a reputation as one of the top criminal defense attorneys in the country, including being listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers as well as the Who's Who in American Law. Mr. Stone is also a fellow with the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, and he has earned recognition from the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys.

Widely regarded as a leader in his field, Mr. Stone has several publications to his credit, and he has served as a faculty member of the National Criminal Defense College and the New York State Defender Institute along with serving as an adjunct legal professor at Northwestern University.

Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Stone is a member of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Illinois Attorneys for Criminal Justice, where he currently serves as president. He is also involved with the American Bar Association and the Illinois State, The Chicago and Lake County Bar Associations.

A 1971 graduate of Lake Forest College, Mr. Stone obtained his Juris Doctor in 1975 from the Chicago-Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (100%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019

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About Jed Stone

Admitted: 1976, Illinois

Professional Webpage: http://www.jedstone.com/jed-stone/

Honors/Awards:

  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Jed Stone was awarded this because of his successful career representing criminal defendants., Chicago Kent College of Law, 2003
  • Illinois’ leading criminal defense lawyers
  • The NAACP annually awards its Freedom and Justice Award to an individual whose life works have contributed to the cause of freedom and justice.  In giving Jed Stone this award, the Lake County, Illinois branch of the NAACP said of Mr. Stone, "This award is given in recognition of your significant contribution to our society by speaking out, informing and eradicating the injustices within our law enforcement and judicial environments.", Freedom and Justice Award, NAACP-Lake County Branch, 2011

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • National College of Criminal Defense at Mercer Law School, Macon, Georgia, Member
  • Illinois Lawyer in Criminal Appellate Advocacy
  • Fellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers
  • Jed Stone was invited to give the Keynote Address to the conference of the Administrative Office of the Courts for the Supreme Court of the United States at its Chicago meeting of criminal defense, federal defender and appointed counsel entitled, "Winning Strategies."

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Jed Stone was invited to speak to the Congressional Black Caucus on race and justice issues., 2007

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, Department of Politics, Lake Forest College
  • Congressional Black Caucus on race and justice issues, Speaker
  • Writing “Preserving The Record” Defending Illinois Criminal Cases; “A Lawyer’s Reflection On Death” The Chicago Bar Record, Chicago Bar Association, October 1992; and the revised Illinois Criminal Defense Motions, 1995
  • Teaching as an adjunct professor of law at Northwestern University
  • Teaching at the New York State Defender Institute
Office Location for Jed Stone

415 West Washington Street
Suite 107
Waukegan, IL 60085

Phone: 224-412-8068

Fax: 847-336-0733

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Last Updated: 3/25/2019

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