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Christopher M. Stanton

Christopher M. Stanton

Attorney
Location:
Wheaton, Illinois
Phone:
630-462-9500
630-690-6077 (New client after hours number)

Christopher Stanton joined the Stogsdill Law Firm, P.C. in May of 2017.Since receiving his license in 2011, Chris was an Assistant State's Attorney in DeKalb, Winnebago and DuPage counties. In that time Chris was tasked with handling a variety of matters including traffic and misdemeanor, domestic violence, DUIs, orders of protection and drug-related offenses. While in DeKalb County, Chris also ran the Diversion Program, for first-time misdemeanor offenders.

Over the course of his career, Chris has brought over 300 cases to bench or jury trial. Prior to leaving the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office Chris was promoted and tasked with running the Forfeiture Division of the State's Attorney's Office. Upon leaving the State's Attorney's Office Chris was presented with an award for Outstanding Service to the Office of the State's Attorney.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2017

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2011

Education

  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana
    • J.D. - 2011
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • B.S. - 2008
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Honors: Graduated with Honors
    • Major: Sports Management
    • Minor: Prelaw

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Service to the Office of the State’s Attorney and the Citizens of DuPage County, 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Prosecutor’s Bar Association, Member
  • Winnebago County Bar Association, Former Member
  • DeKalb County Bar Association, Former Member

Past Employment Positions

  • DeKalb County State’s Attorney’s Office, Assistant State’s Attorney, 2012 - 2013
  • Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office, Assistant State’s Attorney, 2013 - 2014
  • DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office, Assistant State’s Attorney, 2014 - 2017