Last summer, BR was driving his car on the south side of Chicago when police officers attempted to pull him over for an alleged traffic violation. The officers claimed that he attempted to flee. The reports we obtained stated that BR had thrown a white object out of the driver’s side window while driving away…

I’ve noticed an increase in the aggressiveness of police tactics recently. I’ve been practicing criminal law in Illinois for the past 23 years.  Over the years I’ve seen some egregious behavior on the part of police but in general the trend toward misconduct and police brutality has been on the wane. Christopher G.’s case is…

B.S. was arrested in October, 2012, for possession of heroin after the Chicago Police observed him loitering in what they deemed a high crime area.  The police interviewed  and eventually searched him.  Upon searching B.S., the police found heroin and arrested B.S. for felony possession. B.S.’s family retained Robert J. Callahan and Associates before the…

Last March, LG was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver.  Chicago Police Officers detained Mr. G in front of a friend’s house on the west side of the city. Mr. G asked the police officers why he was being arrested and they replied “you know what you did.” We were…

Early in July of 2012 a Felony Possession of Cannabis charge was dismissed, needless to say our client was pleased with the outcome.

Daniel P. was recently arrested for Possession of Heroin with Intent to Deliver, a Class 1 Felony.  A Chicago Police officer testified against Daniel at the preliminary hearing.  She testified that she observed Daniel pacing back and forth on Augusta late in the evening.  When she approached, he fled.  She lost sight of him, and…

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