About Robert J Callahan

Robert Callahan has been a successful Chicago defense attorney at law for over 19 years. Our criminal defense law firm uses investigation and thorough preparation to gain an advantage in your case.

Last Summer FR was stopped by an Illinois State Trooper for talking on his cell phone. The trooper asked for his license and insurance which he provided. After determining that Mr. R’s license was valid, the trooper asked for permission to search his car. FR, believing he had no choice, exited his car. He was…

KN was arrested for selling crack cocaine to an undercover agent (hereafter described as “the transaction). He was charged with manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance, a class 2 felony. A class 2 felony is punishable by a sentence of up to 7 years in prison. Upon being hired by the family, our initial…

Last summer WG was arrested for attacking her ex-boyfriend’s new girlfriend (ST). WG was accused of going to ST’s house at 3 a.m. WG was intoxicated at the time. When ST answered the door she began fighting with WG. ST was stabbed and sliced several times with a small knife. She was taken to a…

PK was stopped by police after officers observed her speeding and then her car stalled on the road. At the time of the stop, officers concluded PK’s driver’s license was suspended and she was arrested for driving on a suspended license. Following the arrest, the officer smelled alcohol on PK’s breath and once in custody…

Interviewer: At what point are police required to inform a suspect of their Miranda Rights? Robert J Callahan: That’s a good question because they are not always required to read you your rights. If they’re just doing a general investigation, what they commonly call a “field interview,” they’re not obligated to read you your rights….

Chicago (June 22, 2012) – Robert J Callahan & Associates, the Chicago Criminal Defense Law Firm, announced today the launch of a new website and blog designed to educate and inform visitors on the firm’s expanded capabilities in several areas of criminal law specialization. With 18 years of experience, developed while working in the criminal…

Posted on 03 August 2014. Robert J. Callahan, a top Criminal Defense Lawyer in Chicago and now best-selling author, is featured in the new book, “Simple Decisions Life Changing Results.” The book recently reached three Amazon Top-Ten best-seller lists and is currently available in the Amazon Kindle bookstore.This triple best-selling book reached the #1 spot…

Posted on 22 June 2014. Robert J Callahan, Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, was featured on Influencers Radio show uncovering the realities of being arrested and facing the complex and overwhelming Chicago and Cook County, IL criminal justice system.Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, Robert J Callahan, was the featured guest on Influencers Radio show with Jack Mize,…

Interviewer: What is the best way to contact you? Email? Phone? Once a client comes in the door, especially pertaining to a DUI case. Rob: Well our phone is on 24 hours a day, someone is answering it 24 hours a day. So they can call to set up an appointment, at times we can…

Interviewer: I guess a question in there, what do you think is their percentage of error in this standardized testing? It sounds like it could be all over the board with what you just said. Robert J. Callahan: There’s so many factors involved. If you have a police officer who has written 1,000 DUIs in…

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