Alexander B. Blum graduated from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, with a B.A. in Psychology in 2004. He graduated from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing MIchigan, J.D. in 2009, and received Deans List Hilary Term 2008, and participated in Moot Court
Alexander B. Blum practices Criminal Law in the State of Illinois. Mr. Blum concentrated on Assault, Alcohol by a minor, Battery, DUI based on Alcohol, Driving on a Suspended License, Driving on a Revoked License, Domestic Battery, DUI based on Drugs, Deceptive Practices, Gun Charges, Drug Possession, Possession of Paraphernalia, Retail Theft, Shoplifting, Theft, and Traffic Matters, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Probation Violations, Supervision Violations, Outstanding Warrants, Unlawful Consumption, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Sexual Assault, and other Felony cases. Mr. Blum has helped hundreds of Clients obtain favorable results for Felony or Misdemeanor Criminal Charges, Traffic and Ordinance Violations in Cook County, Kane County Lake County, DuPage County, Dekalb County, McHenry County, Will County, and surrounding Counties and Branch Courts.
Mr. Blum fights for his Client's rights. He will get the best possible result possible by filing motions, going to trial, or negotiating with the State's Attorney. He will review all the Discovery, including watching DVDs with audio/visual evidence, Reports, and other Documents that the State or Prosecutor may have. He will comb through everything we have to find any exculpatory facts and have your best interests first and foremost. Mr. Blum has a proven track record of having cases Nolle Prosequi, Dismissed, amended to lower charges, deferred prosecution, supervision, and will FIGHT for your rights.
Mr. Blum has also been able to negotiate many CDL, Commercial Driver's License, cases sometimes resulting in non-moving violations for a CDL driver, amending the ticket, and so on. Mr. Blum also has experience negotiating Truck Overweight Tickets and has saved owner and operators thousands of dollars by negotiating overweight tickets. .
Mr. Blum goes above and beyond for his Clients. Mr. Blum holds his Clients in the highest regard and cherishes your business. Mr. Blum appreciates referrals and appreciates how current Clients recommend calling 773-999-BLUM for their legal needs.
He has conducted Trials and Felony, Misdemeanor, Petty and Business Offense Hearings in Illinois providing NOT GUILTY results, Motions to Quash being granted, and Charges being Dismissed outright. Mr. Blum will analyze your case and explain the different likely possible outcomes. Mr. Blum has had many favorable results, including dismissal of Aggravated Felony Driving on Revoked by way of a Motion to Quash and Suppress, a dismissal of a second DUI charge outright, and many successful negotiations resulting in Supervision, amendments to the original charge, community service, deferred prosecution, and other programs like theft school, second chance programs, traffic school and other Diversion Programs in Illinois. Mr. Blum has helped many people keep their License and helps clients navigate the Illinois Secretary of State.
Mr. Blum is an active member of the Illinois Bar Association and the Lake County Bar Association.
Mr. Blum also practices Mortgage Foreclosure and some General Practice. He has practiced in Plaintiff side Foreclosure in the past, and currently Defense side. He has helped many homeowners negotiate more time for the homeowner to stay in their home, resolving a foreclosure without Deficiency Judgements and also other non retention options including Cash for Keys, Consent Foreclosure and renegotiation on the loans.
Mr. Blum also has Clients in the Entertainment industry and practices Entertainment Law. Whether reviewing contracts, business consulting, helping with your current case, Alexander Blum is your go to Attorney.
In his personal life, Mr. Blum enjoys Snowboarding, Bicycling, Chess, Reading, and listening to all types of music.
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