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Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C.
630-472-9700Available 24/7

Daniel R. Carter

Of Counsel

Hinsdale Criminal Defense attorney

Criminal Defense from a Former Prosecutor and Police Officer

My law enforcement background as a former prosecutor and police officer provides a key advantage to clients of our criminal defense practice. I have more than 30 years of criminal law experience and have tried hundreds of bench and jury trials, including DUI, murder, attempted murder, armed robbery, sexual assaults, domestic battery, drug cases and financial fraud cases. With a passion for criminal law and litigation, I can provide you with a great defense for the particular circumstances of your case.

Military Law from a Former Judge Advocate and Veteran

My experience as a Judge Advocate (JAG) in the Illinois Army National Guard will provide you accurate and timely advice concerning your rights as a military service member or veteran. I have 13 years of experience as a Judge Advocate and have handled many of the issues that concern you. My military background will provide you with the compassion and understanding that you need as a military service member or veteran.

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Law
  • DUI Law
  • Military Law

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, Northern Illinois, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, Central Illinois, 1996


  • Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1984, J.D.
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, 1977, B.A. Criminal Justice

Professional Experience

  • Police Officer, Itasca, Illinois 1979-1981
  • Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney, 1984-1987
  • Senior Assistant Illinois Attorney General, Criminal Division 1988-2008
  • Kane County Assistant State’s Attorney, 2008-2014
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