Criminal Defense

Illinois Criminal Defense AttorneyCriminal Defense

Criminal defense attorney Michael C. Rosenblat is an experienced trial attorney and has represented clients charged in Federal, State, and military courts throughout the United States. Mr. Rosenblat has represented clients in Federal Courts in the Northern District of Illinois, Northern District of Indiana, and the Central District of Illinois. In state court actions, Mr. Rosenblat has represented clients in Cook, Lake, DuPage, Kane, Will, McHenry, Kankakee, Livingston, and McLean counties.

Before creating his own law firm, Mr. Rosenblat practiced law as an Army Judge Advocate General and prosecuted or represented soldiers in Court-Martials and administrative discharge proceedings. Mr. Rosenblat continued his legal practice upon leaving active duty with the Illinois Attorney General’s Office. At the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, Mr. Rosenblat prosecuted murder, official misconduct, securities fraud, and other high profile and sophisticated crimes. Mr. Rosenblat was promoted to Deputy Chief Criminal Prosecutions, and also acted as lead prosecutor for the Illinois Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. Mr. Rosenblat also served as Deputy Chief of the Special Litigation Bureau.

Upon leaving the Attorney General’s Office, Mr. Rosenblat practiced complex civil litigation including class actions and worked on cases such as the Ford Firestone Tire litigation.

Mr. Rosenblat’s commitment to representing individuals charged with serious crimes prompted him to open his own law firm, which allowed him to continue to represent those charged with criminal offenses in Federal and State courts, and under the UCMJ. Mr. Rosenblat has represented, attorneys, the children of attorneys, police officers, physicians, teachers, and has appeared on numerous television shows to include CNN, Fox News, WLS Radio, WGN television, and was quoted in the Wall Street Journal. Mr. Rosenblat has also received awards from the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys Top Ten Attorney Award, and the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Rosenblat represents clients in all federal and state criminal matters, and at Court-Martials and administrative discharge boards.

Examples of cases Mr. Rosenblat worked on include:

  • Aggravated Discharge of Firearm
  • Arson
  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Burglary
  • Criminal Sexual Abuse
  • Criminal Sexual Assault
  • Domestic Battery
  • Fleeing To Elude Police
  • Robbery
  • Unlawful Restraint
  • Possession, Distribution Trafficking – Cannabis, Cocaine, Heroin, Morphine, LSD
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Criminal Damage to Property
  • Criminal Trespass to Real Property
  • Criminal Trespass to Residence
  • Deceptive Practices
  • Defacing Identification Marks of Firearms
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Driving with Suspended or Revoked Driver’s License
  • Drug Crimes
  • Drug Possession
  • DUI
  • Financial Exploitation of an Elderly or Disable Person
  • Financial Identity Theft
  • Forgery
  • Home Invasion
  • Mob Action
  • Murder
  • Obstructing Justice
  • Possession Drug Paraphernalia
  • Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child
  • Mail Fraud
  • Wire Fraud
  • Reckless Conduct
  • Reckless Discharge of a Firearm
  • Reckless Driving
  • Residential Burglary
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Retail Theft
  • Robbery
  • Sex Crimes
  • Stalking
  • State Benefit Fraud
  • Telephone Harassment
  • Theft
  • Threatening Public Officials
  • Unlawful Possession of Firearms and Firearm Ammunition
  • Unlawful Use of Possession of Weapons by Felons
  • Unlawful Use of Weapons

If you are seeking legal representation or would like more information about our services, contact Michael C. Rosenblat to set up an initial consultation. You can reach Chicago-area criminal defense lawyer Michael C. Rosenblat by calling 847-480-2390. You can also contact our law firm online.

Client Reviews
★★★★★
"I found Mr. Rosenblat's for my nephew defense through my investigation for attorneys... He assured us the regulations of court proceeding was the way to go and not relying on he say she say facts. He knows his professional representation will and did pay off. Thank you."
★★★★★
"Our experience with Michael Rosenblat has been excellent. His expertise and professionalism have been beyond any expectations… He always kept us informed of what was or was not going on. He never gave up and pursued the issue until it was resolved. Michael is not only an excellent lawyer, but a kind and good man. We would recommend Michael Rosenblat to anyone."
★★★★★
"Mike kept me calm and in knowledge of everything that was happening. I think we went to court at least 6 or 7 times. I was facing 180 days for driving on a revoked license... but Mike fought for me... Needless to say it was a success and I walked out a completely free man. I believe it's Mike's drive to succeed and win every case he takes on. I would highly recommend him to anyone."
★★★★★
"When I needed legal assistance, I was able to turn to Michael Rosenblat. I found him to be very professional, detailed and extremely knowledgeable and he was able to deliver a positive result in my case."
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