Zachary C. Wilson, "Of Counsel"

zwilson@nigrowestfall.com

Zachary Wilson

Zachary is the newest member of Nigro, Westfall & Gryska. Zachary concentrates his practice in criminal defense and civil litigation but he also has experience representing clients in family law, residential real estate closings, and a myriad of miscellaneous and uncommon legal issues.

Zachary served for 4 years as Deputy Chief Legal Counsel for the Illinois Department of Corrections where he dealt with inmate issues and sentence computations. Prior to practicing law, Zachary was a 21-year police officer for the Illinois Commerce Commission Police Department, regulating movers and towing companies. His final 2+ years he served as the Chief of Police for that Department. He has significant training and substantial experience in the field of Relocation Towing Regulations.

Zachary served 3 years active duty in the United States Army and 10 years in the U. S. Army Reserves.

Practice Areas of Special Emphasis

  • Criminal Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Clemency Petitions, Expungement and Sealing Criminal Records
  • Family Law
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Transportation/Relocation Towing Law
  • Administrative Hearings before State Regulatory Agencies and Commissions

Education

  • Loyola University of Chicago (BA, Cum Laude, 1994)
  • Loyola University Law School (JD, 2002)
  • Northwestern University - School of Police Staff and Command (2004)
  • Illinois State Police Academy (Valedictorian 1988)

License

  • State of Illinois

Professional Associations

  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • National Title Solutions
  • Lincoln Title

Community Service

  • Mock Trial Coach, Glenbard South High School
  • Member, Lincoln's ChalleNGe Advisory Committee
  • Committeeman, York Township
  • Free and Accepted Mason

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