Danny Collins' Bio

 I am Danny Collins and I'm running for Democratic Judge, Ballot position #155 in Cook County, 4th Subcircuit, Riley Vacancy.


Danny and his wife Nancy (Niego) (deceased 2016), have four children ages 16, 13, 11 and 9.  Nancy passed away after a gallant fight against a brain tumor.   In the months since Nancy passed, Danny has worked to juggle the housework, kids' schedules and a legal career. Danny understand the challenge of single parents. When not coaching or attending his kids’ games, Danny volunteers his time  serving on the local Little League Board.  He is a past board member of the LCPL Jonathan W. Collins Memorial Foundation supporting the memory of his nephew, Jonathan.  


Danny Collins' 19 years of legal experience includes years fighting crime as a Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney and protecting people injured in accidents.  Danny has tried hundreds of cases in circuit court and practiced in the appellate court.  Danny's practice also includes real estate, employment law and business litigation.


Danny Collins has obtained the highly sought after Qualified ratings by the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Council of Lawyers and the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois.  Additionally, he obtained the Recommended ratings by the Cook County Bar Association, the Gay and Lesbian Bar Association of Chicago and the Hellenic Bar Association.  


Early voting has already begun in the Democratic Primary and the final day of voting is March 20, 2018.  Please support Danny Collins #155.


Danny Collins attended St. Gerald Grammar School in Oak Lawn, St. Laurence HS, the University of Notre Dame and Marquette Law School.  He currently lives with his children in La Grange.