Jerry A. Lund is a partner with Vella & Lund and has been with the firm since 1988. Since joining the firm he has successfully represented numerous individuals charged in both State and Federal Courts.
Attorney Lund has handled criminal investigations and prosecutions involving drug conspiracy, murder, HUD fraud, defense contractor fraud, bank fraud, reckless homicide, and Driving Under the Influence. He has represented a wide array of individuals, including law enforcement officers, corporate executives, public officials, business owners, professional athletes, and lawyers.
Attorney Lund has represented individuals in state courts throughout Illinois. He is also a member of the Federal Trial Bar and has handled federal cases in every district in Illinois, and in Federal District Courts in Washington, Texas, Missouri and Wisconsin. He has obtained not guilty verdicts on a wide array of cases, including First Degree Murder. He has extensive experience in narcotics cases and has obtained not guilty verdicts and suppression orders in numerous drug cases.
Prior to joining the firm, Attorney Lund was a Winnebago County Assistant State's Attorney. He received his B.S. from the University of Illinois Urbana Champion and his J.D. from Northern Illinois University School of Law, cum laude.