Attorney Overview

Admitted to practice law in 2005, Jason David Majer graduated from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois, with a Juris Doctor (J.D.). As one of the associate attorneys at Amato, Sheen, Majer & Piereth, P.C., Jason D. Majer focuses his practice in the areas of criminal law. Jason D. Majer is trained in criminal defense and represents clients for misdemeanors and felony charges. Currently he is a member of the Kane County Bar Association.

Education

The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL
Juris Doctor, May 2005
Dean’s List: Fall 2004
Moot Court-ATLA Team Member Spring 2004
Moot Court-Georgia Team Member Fall 2004

Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, May 2002
Minor: Politics and Government
Honors: Criminal Justice Honor Society, Dean’s List, Golden Key International Society
G.P.A.: 3.75/4.0, Cum Laude

Legal Experience

Amato & Sheen, P.C.

St. Charles, IL – Associate
(March 2007-November 2007, February 2011-Present)
Represents defendants in criminal matters ranging from petty offenses to felony charges. Conduct hearings and trials in Cook and collar counties. Negotiate resolution most satisfactory to the client. Interview and meet with potential clients and sign up new business.

McHenry County Public Defender

Woodstock, IL – Principal Public Defender
(November 2005-March 2007, November 2007-February 2011)
Represent the defense in cases and matters accepted by or assigned to the Public Defender. Provide training and supervision to newly hired attorneys. Conduct hearings and trials covering all types of criminal offenses with an emphasis on Felonies.

Segal & Siegal

Chicago, IL – Law Clerk
(September 2003-November 2005)
File and draft complaints, motions and orders. Investigate damages involving personal injury lawsuits. Compile documentation of injuries and liability and draft demand letters to settle claims. Interview witnesses and take states from clients. Research different areas of law and write memoranda based on that research. Assist with trial preparation and jury instructions.