Patrick Weiland focuses his practice on criminal defense litigation.
Prior to forming the Law Offices of Dolci & Weiland, Pat worked at DuPage County State's Attorney's Office for nearly 10 years, handling all types of felony, misdemeanor and traffic cases. As a misdemeanor Assistant State's Attorney, Pat was assigned to prosecute over 10,000 Driving while Under the Influence (DUI) cases.
- Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, Kent College of Law – Juris Doctorate
- University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, Wisconsin – Bachelor of Arts
During his six years as a Felony Assistant State's Attorney, Pat handled thousands of felony cases including felony traffic and DUI cases, complex white collar crimes, as well as violent crimes, such as armed robbery, aggravated criminal sexual assault, and first degree murder.
While at the State's Attorney, Pat was also an instructor at Suburban Law Enforcement Academy and was a founder and creator of the Financial Identity Theft Task Force. Before leaving the State's Attorney's Office, Pat was a supervisor in the felony trial division with other attorneys reporting directly to him.
In 2005-2010, Pat was also a prosecutor for the Village of Downers Grove and was appointed Special Assistant State's Attorney by the DuPage County State's Attorney.
Areas of Practice
- Drug Crimes
- Domestic Battery
- Sex Crimes
- Retail Theft
- Juvenile Crimes
- White Collar Crimes
- Bank Fraud
- Credit Card Fraud