Edward J. Witas III focuses his practice in the fields of General and Commercial Litigation; Personal Injury; Estate Planning and Probate Practice; DUI, Traffic and Criminal Defense; Real Estate Transactions; Business Law and General Corporate Matters. He has successfully represented individual and business clients in a variety of matters, as both plaintiff and defense counsel, throughout Cook, McHenry, Lake, DuPage, and Kane Counties.
Mr. Witas received his Juris Doctorate with the high distinction of Magna Cum Laude, from The Thomas M. Cooley Law School, in Lansing, Michigan. He has been recognized by his colleagues for his work in the fields of torts, contracts, and secured transactions. Prior to his admission to the Illinois Bar, Mr. Witas served in the Lake County States Attorney's Office, assisting in the prosecution of DUI, traffic, and other criminal offenses.
In addition to his private practice, Mr. Witas serves as House Counsel for a large not-for-profit corporation in the western suburbs of Chicago, and as General Counsel for a variety of corporate and charitable organizations. He is a member in good standing of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, and the Chicago Bar Association.