Multiple offenders, 1st time
offenders and good people
who make mistakes -

Michael T. Cavanaugh


  • Graduate of Northern Illinois University College of Law, Cum Laude, DeKalb, IL, 2000
  • Graduated Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 1980, B.S.

Associations and Memberships:

  • Chairman, Teen Court Advisory Committee
  • Illinois Bar Association, Member
  • Lake County Bar Association, Member
  • Former Teen Court Judge

Professional Positions:

  • Assistant State’s Attorney, Office of
  • The Lake County State’s Attorney, 2001-2002
  • Criminal Defense Practitioner, Law
  • Offices of Michael T Cavanaugh, 2002- present

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Nutschnig & Cavanaugh, 4017 Old Grand Ave, Gurnee, Illinois 60031