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People of the State of Illinois vs. AK
Cook County, Illinois
Residential Burglary

AK was arrested on charges of residential burglary, a non-probationable felony, punishable by up to ten (10) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Our thorough investigation revealed that the only eyewitness to the incident would have been at work on the date and time that she alleged to have witnessed the crime. We successfully negotiated amendment to a reduced charge, and AK was released with “time considered served.”

People of the State of Illinois vs. MV
DuPage County, Illinois
Driving Under the Influence/ Possession of a Controlled Substance

MV was charged with Driving Under the Influence (“DUI”) and Possession of a Controlled Substance (“PCS”). MV was charged after a powdery substance in his vehicle tested positive for narcotics. At trial, we successfully exploited the prosecutions inability to submit the test result into evidence. MV was found not guilty of all counts after a trial on the merits.

People of the State of Illinois vs. BF
Cook County, Illinois
Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon

BF was charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon (“AUUW”) when a firearm was recovered from his vehicle. BF was detained by local law enforcement for an alleged stop sign violation, and his vehicle subsequently searched. At a hearing on a Motion to Suppress Evidence, we successfully argued that no such stop sign existed and that the officers’ search of the vehicle was based on the illogical conclusion that weapons were likely to be located in a vehicle allegedly punctured by bullet holes. The Court suppressed the firearm and the charges against BF were subsequently dropped.

People of the State of Illinois vs. EC
Cook County, Illinois
Driving Under the Influence

EC and her husband were returning from their anniversary dinner when they were detained by local law enforcement, on suspicion of a petty traffic infraction. EC performed well on a series of field sobriety tests. EC refused chemical testing at the station, and, as a result, her license was summarily suspended for one (1) year. We successfully petitioned the Court to rescind the suspension of EC’s driving privileges, arguing that officers did not have reasonable grounds to arrest EC for driving under the influence. The Court found EC not guilty of driving under the influence at her subsequent trial.

People of the State of Illinois vs. EB
Cook County, Illinois
Retail Theft

EB was shopping with her wheelchair bound son when she was arrested for retail theft. Unbeknownst to EB, during the excursion, an article of discarded clothing had become inadvertently lodged between her son and his wheelchair. After our diligent investigation and impassioned recitation of the resulting evidence, the charges against EB were dismissed.