Timothy P. Martin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Wheaton, IL

Martin & Kent, L.L.C.
 | 610 East Roosevelt road, Suite 200
Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: 630-474-8000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (90%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)
Attorney Profile

A partner at Martin & Kent LLC, Mr. Timothy P. Martin is a criminal defense attorney who represents those in Kane and DuPage counties who have been arrested for crimes including sex offenses, drug violations, DUI and traffic violations. Admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court and the Supreme Court of Illinois, Mr. Martin formerly worked as a prosecutor for DuPage County, giving him insight into both sides of the courtroom.

Mr. Martin is actively involved in many professional organizations, including the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the respective bar associations for Kane and DuPage counties, the American Association for Justice, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is also a felony and traffic prosecutor for DuPage County, the current director of the DuPage County Bar Association and on the selection committee for the State of Illinois Bar Association Judicial Evaluation.

At the John Marshall Law School, Mr. Martin earned a Juris Doctor and was the associate editor of the John Marshall Law Review. He has authored published works such as the Prosecutors DUI Manual and other pieces for the DuPage County Bar Association.

Throughout his career, Mr. Martin has defended more than 10,000 clients who have been accused of committing a crime. During his time as a prosecutor, he gained valuable experience conducting over 900 jury and bench trials and prosecuting over 2,500 misdemeanor cases. His previous clients include courtroom personnel, police officers, politicians and the average citizen.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (90%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%): DUI/DWI

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018

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About Timothy Martin

Admitted: 1993, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.martinandkent.com/About-Us/Timothy-P-Martin.shtm...

Honors and Awards:

  • Outstanding Service, DuPage County Bar Association, 2012
  • Superb rated lawyer, AVVO, 2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Supreme Court 
  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Director
  • DuPage County Criminal Defense Bar Association, President
  • Illinois Racing Board, Commissioner
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, Member 
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • DuPage County, Traffic Prosecutor
  • DuPage County , Felony Prosecutor
  • Illinois Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
  • State of Illinois Bar Association Judicial Evaluation, Selection Committee
  • 7th Circuit Court of the Federal Bar
  • American Association for Justice
  • DuPage County Criminal Law Bar Association
  • Kane County Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Prairie State Legal Services Volunteer Pro-Bono Attorney for Criminal and Divorce cases. Contact coordinator Brenda Sharp 630.652.6212, 2000

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • John Marshall Law Review, Brock v. State, , , 1991
  • Author, Prosecutors DUI manual 
  • Author, advocating the halt of Excited Utterance Statements of trial evidence following the U.S. Supreme Court case of Crawford v. Washington, DuPage County Bar Association

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • 13 Dt 1099 DUI case won at Bench trial, 2013
Office Location for Timothy P. Martin

610 East Roosevelt road
Suite 200
Wheaton, IL 60187

Phone: 630-474-8000

 

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Last Updated: 7/10/2018

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