Gerald M. Werksman

Gerald M. Werksman Madison Law APC

Jerry Werksman has been practicing criminal defense for more than forty years.  He was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois (Chicago) for five years.  During that time he prosecuted cases involving mail fraud, tax evasion, gambling, organized crime and interstate thefts.  He also headed the appellate section for one year and has written and argued appeals in many of the state and federal appellate courts, including the Seventh Circuit and Ninth Circuit.  In the past few years Jerry has handled many misdemeanor violations including DUIs and leaving the scene of an accident.  He is familiar with practice before the administrative bodies such as the Department of Motor Vehicles and has assisted many people whose licenses have been suspended.  Jerry obtained his law degree from Columbia University.


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