J. William Lucco


J. William Lucco - Born Edwardsville, Illinois, 1947.

Education: University of Illinois (A.B., 1969; and J.D., 1972.)

Bar Memberships: Illinois 1972, Texas 1973, United States Court of Appeals Seventh
Circuit 1978, United States Supreme Court 1984, and currently active in the United
States District Courts for the Southern District of Illinois and the Eastern District of

Practice Areas: White Collar Criminal Defense, General Criminal Defense, and
Commercial Litigation.

Honors: Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; Top One Hundred Lawyers in
Illinois, Leading Lawyers Net Work; Illinois Super Lawyers; and Best Lawyers in America.

Professional Associations: White Collar Crime Committee, National Association of
Criminal Defense Lawyers, Past Member; U.S. Senate Judicial Nominations Commission
for Southern District of Illinois, 1997 - 1999, Past Chair; U.S. Magistrate Judge Merit
Selection Committee, past Member; CJA Panel Selection Committee for Southern
District of Illinois, Past Member; Supreme Court of Illinois Committee on Judicial
Performance Evaluation, Past Member; Illinois Capital Litigation Trial Bar Screening
Committee, Past Chair; Attorney Regulatory and Disciplinary Commission, 1987 -
Present, Member of Inquiry Board; Madison County Bar Association, Past President;
Illinois State Bar Association Member; American Bar Association Member; State Bar of
Texas Member; Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, 1979-2000 Past Director.

Past and Present Employment Positions: Vista Volunteer Legal Aid Lawyer, Galveston,
Texas 1972-1974; Madison County, Illinois, Assistant Public Defender, 1976-1980;
Private practice 1975-present.