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Fred Mark Dry

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Phone: 847-441-1801

1 Northfield Plaza #300
Northfield, Illinois 60093

Fred Mark Dry is the principal and senior attorney at Fred Mark Dry, Attorney At Law in Northfield, Illinois. While still in law school as a senior student in the fall of 1975, well before entering into private practice, he was given a special license to practice law by the Illinois Supreme Court and worked weekday mornings as a Public Defender. He won his first Motion To Suppress Evidence during this time. Law school classes were in the afternoon.

After graduating from John Marshall Law School in Chicago, he passed the bar exam on the first attempt in November, 1976. He then went to work for the Cook County Public Defender’s Office. As an Assistant Public Defender, Mr. Dry practiced in Juvenile Court, misdemeanor branch courts, and Mental Health Court. Ultimately entering private practice in August, 1977 in the Firm Dry & Brady. He became a solo practitioner in 1986.

Mr. Dry was born and raised in the City of Chicago. He attended grammar school one block from Wrigley Field and graduated from Lane Technical High School. His college education began at Wright Junior College and was completed at Northeastern Illinois University.

He now limits his practice to Criminal matters, DUI, Suspended License and all Traffic matters including Secretary of State Formal Hearings.


J.D., John Marshall School of Law, 1976

B.A., Northeastern Illinois State University

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Fred recently represented me in a recent serious traffic situation. He was always on top of things and was very thorough and knowledgeable of the law. I am happy he was there in the court room and had my back. A significant favorable outcome was the end result! Robert
Mr. Dry is a very knowledgeable, confident lawyer. He was always true to his word and constantly communicated updates throughout the case procedure. He's personable, punctual, and professional at all times. I would highly recommend Mr. Dry and would definitely use him again to represent me. Mike
Fred Dry did a very nice job in court for me. I don’t feel comfortable around most lawyers, but I was very comfortable around Fred. He is honest and knows his way around the court room. I was impressed with his services and would highly recommend him to anyone. Jimmy