Schaumburg Criminal Lawyer Explains the Benefits of Non-Lawyer Experts in DUI Cases

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Schaumburg criminal defense lawyer Thomas Glasgow presents on non-lawyer experts at the 2014 DUI Defense Institute Course in Chicago, IL.

Criminal Attorney Thomas Glasgow

Criminal Defense Attorney Thomas Glasgow

"Hiring a non-lawyer expert can really change the tenner and course of your case," says Glasgow.

Schaumburg criminal defense lawyer Thomas Glasgow was a presenter at the 2014 DUI Defense Institute Course in Chicago. Glasgow was also a moderator at the two-day event.

The two-day program was focused on answering 10 critical questions related to attorney’s DUI Defense practice. The content was developed by a planning committee of well-respected, practicing DUI Defense attorneys and was designed to provide attorneys with practical answers to help them build and grow a successful DUI practice. Attorneys were also eligible to earn CLE credit from the event.

Criminal attorney Thomas Glasgow presented during the session entitled “When Should I spend my Client’s Money on a Non-Lawyer Expert? And How Do I Select One?” Glasgow presented alongside his Associate Attorney Stephanie Olsson. Glasgow explained the importance of utilizing a non-lawyer expert in DUI cases.

“Hiring a non-lawyer expert can really change the tenner and course of your case,” says Glasgow.

Glasgow explains that the non-lawyer expert can assist attorneys with the elements that need to be proven such as the breathalyzer tests, whether or not driving can be established and the reconstruction of an accident, which consists of figuring out who was where at what time. Glasgow further explains that taking the time to work diligently with a non-lawyer expert can give the client more power in negotiations as well.

Schaumburg criminal defense lawyer Thomas Glasgow opened The Law Offices of Thomas Glasgow, Ltd. in 1999. Prior to establishing his own law firm, Glasgow served as a Cook County State’s Attorney prosecuting DUI, multi-kilo felony drug cases, and murder. He also previously worked in the Traffic, Narcotics, Juvenile, and Felony Review Divisions where he tried both misdemeanor and felony cases, supervised other lawyers, interviewed defendants and witnesses, and helped prepare criminal cases for trial.

Criminal lawyer Thomas Glasgow was recognized as a 2012-2013 Super Lawyer, a designation from the rating service of exceptional lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. The Super Lawyers selection process includes research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. He also maintains an Avvo rating of 10.0 or “superb” based on client reviews and peer endorsements.

Through his criminal defense law practice, Glasgow represents clients with criminal and civil matters in federal and state courts. Glasgow has appeared on Fox News National, CBS News Chicago, CLTV, The Mike and Juliet Show, The Talk Show, and CNN. He is a current Legal Analyst on the ABC and NBC networks. Most recently, Thomas provided commentary on NBC 5 Chicago and ABC 7 Chicago for the Jodi Arias and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (the “Boston Bomber”) trials, respectively.

The Law Offices of Thomas Glasgow, Ltd. is an Illinois criminal defense law firm, representing clients for cases involving DUI, drug crimes, domestic battery, domestic violence, civil and criminal orders of protection, murder charges, and even family law. Contact an experienced criminal attorney today by calling 847-577-8700 or fill out the online contact form.

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