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Criminal Defense Lawyer of Chicago - Aaron Rosenblatt -pic1Aaron Rosenblatt

Aaron S. Rosenblatt is an experienced attorney that has been an attorney since 2008. In his years practicing law, he has represented countless people in a wide variety of cases, including domestic battery, unlawful use of weapons, murder, retail theft, and DUI. After graduating from John Marshall Law School, he began his career practicing civil law. Since entering the field of criminal defense in 2011, he has become a familiar face in both state and federal courtrooms alike.

Marc Barnett

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 on 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 experience working with clients and in the 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.

Michelle Marin

Michelle R. Marin is a graduate of Loyola University Law School and has worked in criminal defense throughout the entirety of her career. Prior to joining the criminal defense field, she worked at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office where she gained valuable insight into the world of prosecution. Before attending law school, she got her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology. She has spent time working for the US Marshals Service and Chicago Police Department, both of which allowed her to get a better understanding of law enforcement procedures and techniques. Her wealth of experience in this field allows her to provide a unique perspective, which serves as a valuable advantage to our clients.

Getting arrested by the police and facing a criminal charge is an incredibly nerve wracking and scary ordeal. We understand that and we are here to make the process as painless as possible. Your future is the most important thing to us and we 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. We do. We understand that you are afraid about your future or what will happen to your family or children. We are there with you. We will fight for your future.

We do not look at our clients like a task to deal with. We look at them as a friend who needs our help. When we are first hired on a case, we start working right away. We start our own investigation. We subpoena any and all information we can get, including surveillance camera videos and 911 phone calls. It is shocking how often 911 calls and surveillance videos show that allegations made by the State’s Attorney’s Office are false or overly inflated.

If you’re looking for criminal defense attorneys who won’t turn their back on you. Who on you, will go the extra mile, and fight untill the end, we are your solution.

Our Criminal Defense Lawyers Are Uniquely Qualified To Handle Your Criminal Case!

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Felony Violation of Bail Bond – Not Guilty

JB was charged with a violation of bail bond after police found a bag containing a gun and a piece of his mail. The bag was found during a search warrant that was executed on the house that JB was reported to live at. At the time this search warrant was executed, JB was already on bond for another crime he had been charged with. One of the conditions of this bond was to refrain from owning any firearms. Thus, any gun found to be in JB’s possession would automatically be considered a felony.

Since JB was facing an additional 1-4 years in prison on top of any sentence he received for his first offense, it was important for me to win this case.

By the time we got to trial, JB had already begun serving a 3-year sentence for his previous case. Because of this, losing the case would result in JB receiving additional time in custody, but winning would mean getting JB credit toward his sentence for the time he had already served in custody while awaiting trial.

At trial, the State of Illinois only presented one witness, the lead police officer. In order for the state to win, they needed to show that JB both knew about the weapon and that it was his. For a prosecutor to prove possession of a weapon that was not on the offender’s person, they must prove constructive possession. Constructive possession can be proved by showing both exclusive control over an area and knowledge of the contents of that area. In this case, the officer testified that JB was standing outside of the house when he arrived to execute the search warrant. He went on to say that he found a blue bag containing a piece of mail addressed to JB along with a loaded handgun in one of the bedrooms.

During my cross-examination, I was able to expose all the holes in the prosecution’s case. I got 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 sometimes 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 the 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

We will fight for you or your family member as if we are fighting for a member of my own family. Our firm is unique because we care. I don’t just talk about going the extra mile, I actually go the extra mile to show my clients they’re in good hands. I want them to know that they have hired a criminal defense attorney who cares about their case and is going to fight for them.

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 Personal to Us

We enjoy what we do because we like to help people who have been wrongfully accused, and there is no better feeling than when we 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. We have handled everything from petty traffic offenses to first degree murder charges. We are always just as excited as our clients are when we win their cases. We hate to loose and will treat your case with an level of attention to detail that few other criminal defense lawyers are willing to provide. We love helping our clients obtain the outcome they are looking for. We care about winning for both 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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