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I will fight for you or your family member as if I was fighting for a member of my own family. The Law Office of Aaron S. Rosenblatt is unique because we care. I do not talk about going the extra mile, I actually go the extra mile. I have to go the extra mile. I want my clients to know that they are in good hands. I want them to know that they have hired the criminal defense attorney who cares about their case and is going to fight for them.

Marc M. Barnett - Criminal Defense AttorneyMarc M. Barnett is a criminal defense attorney that has been in practice for over four decades. In that time, he has focused his practice in both federal and state cases. He has defended and tried cases all over the Country.Throughout Marc’s career, he has defended and tried thousands of cases. His demeanor and experience in a courtroom make him an extremely competent attorney. Marc is the type of guy you want in your corner. This law firm is lucky to have Marc on board.

Getting arrested by the police and facing a criminal charge is an incredibly nerve wracking and scary ordeal. I understand that and I am here to make the process as painless as possible. Your future is the most important thing to me and I do not want an arrest or a criminal charge to affect the rest of your life. There are too many attorneys out there who do not understand the human element of this job. I do. I understand that you are afraid about your future or what will happen to your family or children. I am there with you. I will fight for your future.

I do not look at my clients like a task to deal with. I look at them as a friend who needs my help. When I am first hired on a case, I start working right away. I start my own investigation. I subpoena any and all information I can get, such as surveillance cameras and 911 phone calls. You would be surprised how the 911 call or surveillance video prove that the allegation made by the State’s Attorney’s Office are false or overly inflated.

If you’re looking for a criminal defense attorney who won’t turn his back on you. Who will put in the extra mile and who will fight till the end, I am your guy.

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Felony Violation of Bail Bond – Not Guilty

March 2019

Felony Violation of Bail Bond – Not Guilty


JB was arrested and charged with violation of bail bond after a gun was found in a bag that also contained a piece of his mail. The bag was found after a search warrant was executed for the house where JB reportedly lived. At the time the police executed a search warrant, JB was out of custody on bond for another crime he had been accused of. One of the conditions of the bond for JB’s release was that he was not allowed to own any firearms. Thus, any gun found to be in JB’s possession was a felony.


It was very important that I help JB win his case because if he was found guilty of this crime he would have to do 1 to 4 years in prison consecutive of the time he would have to do for the crime he was accused of prior to this arrest.


At the time of trial, JB was already serving a 3-year sentence for the previous case. The pressure was for me, if I lost JB would be sentenced to another term of imprisonment. If I win, JB would get credit toward his sentence for the time he already did in custody awaiting trial.


At trial, the State of Illinois presented one witness, the lead police officers. For the state to win, they needed to show that JB knew about the weapon and that it was his. For a prosecutor to prove possession of a weapon that was not found on them they must prove constructive possession. Constructive possession is proven by showing exclusive control over an area and knowledge of the contents of that area. In this case, the officer testified that he executed a search warrant at a specific home. That when he arrived, JB, was standing outside the house, that when he entered one of the bedrooms in the house the officer found a blue bag that contained a piece of mail addressed to JB and a loaded handgun.


When I was finally allowed to conduct my cross examination, I exposed all the holes in the state’s case.  I was able to get the officer to testify that JB was not actually on the property of the house when he was first seen. He was actually exiting a car and was on the street. That there were actually four other adults in the house and that the police officer did not investigate any of them as to who owned the weapon. That the room the gun was found in also contained a piece of mail addressed to a second person. When the cross examination was over, I felt as though the state’s case had fallen apart and their witness had lost his credibility. After the State’s witness, the state rested. At this time, I chose to not present a defense. Choosing to not present a defense is sometime the absolute best defense. It is not the job of a defense attorney to prove a person innocent and if the prosecutor has not proven their case a good defense attorney should simply point that out to the judge in his/her closing argument. After defense rested it was our turn to make a closing argument.


I argued that the state failed to meet its burden. I argued that the state could not argue exclusivity since, four other adults were closer to the gun and since another man’s mail was in the same room. I argued that the prosecutor failed to prove that my client knew about the gun since no one could explain how my client’s mail was placed in the same bag as the gun and since not one witness testified that my client ever owned the gun. The judge agreed with me and found my client not guilty. My client was then awarded credit toward his sentence for the time he spent in jail awaiting this trial. JB, his family and I were all very happy.

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Criminal Defense Law in Chicago, IL

First and foremost I am an experienced criminal defense attorney. In the ten years that I’ve been practicing law I have represented countless people in a wide variety of criminal cases in Illinois and Federal courtrooms. Since the time I graduated from John Marshall Law School, I have represented tenants and landlords in landlord-tenant disputes, individuals who had been discriminated from when obtaining housing (fair housing case), people in civil contract and tort cases and of course individuals charged with crimes criminal cases.

Criminal Cases Won by Mr. Rosenblatt in Illinois

  • Manufacturing and Delivery of Controlled Substance within 1000 Feet of a School
  • Manufacturing and Delivery of Controlled Substance
  • Possession of A Controlled Substance
  • Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
  • Domestic Battery
  • Battery
  • Aggravated Battery
  • Rape
  • Attempt Murder
  • Aggravated Speeding
  • Disorderly Conduct

Your Criminal Case is Unique to Us

I enjoy what I do because I like to help people who have been wrongfully accused and there is no better feeling than when I win a case for my clients. From the my very first time representing a defendant in a criminal case until the present I have been very successful in winning cases.  Throughout my career I have handled everything from petty traffic offenses to first degree murder charges.  I am always just as excited as my clients are when we win their cases.  I hate to loose and will treat you and your case with an intense amount of attention to detail that few other criminal defense lawyers will provide.  I love to win and I will treat your case with care.  I care about winning for you and your family.

Please Contact our criminal defense attorneys today to learn more about how we can be of assistance to your case. Aaron Rosenblatt will stand at your side and will aggressively fight for you every step of the way.

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