Donald J. Ramsell is a highly regarded DUI and criminal defense attorney. His interests include Corvettes, golf, travel, the Chicago Cubs, and winning cases.
Attorney Ramsell argued Illinois v. Lidster, a DUI and roadblock case, before the United States Supreme Court. Since 1986, his law firm has defended over 15,000 drivers.
He is Board Certified in DUI Defense; a Regent of the prestigious National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) and also a Sustaining Member of NCDD. Don is also a Certified Standardized Field Sobriety Test Instructor.
Donald has authored amicus briefs involving DUI and criminal issues before the Hawaii Supreme Court, the North Dakota Supreme Court, and the Illinois Supreme Court. He recently co-authored an amicus brief before the United States Supreme Court.
Donald co-authored the defense brief in the Illinois Supreme Court case of People v. Elliott, involving the issue of whether a rescission of a summary suspension is retroactive.
Attorney Ramsell has presented to DUI Attorneys, Judges and Prosecutors in Arizona, New Orleans, Michigan, Wisconsin, Texas, Illinois, Nevada, Massachusetts, Missouri, Arkansas, New York, the Bahamas and nationwide through webinars at Thomson-West Publishing.
In 2017 Donald was the only Illinois attorney named a “Super Lawyer” in the field of DUI Defense by the Thomson-Reuters media corporation, making this his eleventh nomination.