This page contains only some of the successful outcomes the Law Offices of Vadim A. Glozman have been able to secure for their clients. As is shown below, we have been able to have had cases dismissed, won acquittals at trial, negotiated reduced charges, obtained lenient sentences, and secured appellate victories. Much of our success, however, is not listed, as we have been able to keep our clients from being indicted or criminally charged in any way, keeping their name and reputation out of the public domain. Those are some of our greatest achievements.
People v. RH – RH, a businessman, was charged with multiple counts of attempted murder, aggravated kidnapping, armed robbery, and aggravated battery. The case went to trial. RH was found not guilty on all counts after the judge granted a motion for directed finding based on the cross-examination of the alleged victim.
United States v. AB –AB, was charged with various narcotics and firearm offense. After years of negotiations and motion practice, a federal jury found him not guilty of possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense, saving him from a mandatory consecutive five-year sentence.
United States. v. AA – AA, a Customs and Border Patrol agent, was charged with lying about various aspects of his connection to a foreign country both in his FBI security clearance application and to FBI agents. He was sentenced to a term of probation.
United States v. DM, DM, superstar musician R. Kelly’s former business manager was accused of conspiring to rig R. Kelly’s 2008 Cook County trial that resulted in an acquittal. After a nearly 5-week federal jury trial, DM was rightfully acquitted of all counts.
Galich v. Advocate Health, obtained a $45 million jury verdict on behalf of an army veteran who suffered a permanent brain injury as a result of a failed emergency room intubation.
Schwarz v. Airline Towing, obtained a $400,000 settlement on behalf of a tollway worker who was injured while cleaning up refuse left by a towing company that was contracted to clear the debris.
United States v. KT – KT, a banker, was charged with embezzling nearly $100,000 from her employer during a year long scheme. The government argued that KT abused her position of trust to help facilitate the commission of the offense. She was sentenced to 1 day of imprisonment, time considered served, followed by a term of supervised release.
United States v. RL – RL, a real estate attorney, was sentencing to 84 months’ imprisonment on one indictment and 63 months’ imprisonment on a second indictment for his alleged participation in two large-scale mortgage fraud scheme. During highly contested post-conviction proceedings, Mr. Glozman was able to get RL’s sentence reduced by 21 months.
United States v. PL – PL, is one of the most notorious cybercriminals to ever be prosecuted in the United States. He was charged with running multiple “botnets” that were responsible for sending billions of spam messages to people all over the world. He was sentenced to 33 months times served, despite sentencing guidelines calling for a sentencing between 12 and 14.5 years imprisonment.
United States v. OD – OD, an investigator, was charged with allegedly participating in a conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 10 kilograms of cocaine with several major drug traffickers out of California. After a week-and-a-half long jury trial, OD was found Not Guilty on all counts.
United States v. CY – CY, a software engineer, was charged with theft of trade secrets from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. The government alleged that CY downloaded CME’s proprietary source code and attempted to sell the code to a Chinese spot exchange. After a contested sentencing hearing during which the government sought more than six years imprisonment, CY was sentenced to a term of probation.
United States v. NV – NV, Sacred Hearts Hospital’s former Vice President of Geriatric Services, was charged in an extensive kickback scheme. She was sentenced to a term of probation.
United States v. JD – JD, the president and owner of a medical marketing company, was charged with violating the anti-kickback statute for improperly referring patients to a home health care agency. He was sentenced to a term of probation.
United States v. MT – MT, a criminal defense attorney, was charged with multiple counts for perjury and obstruction for justice for allegedly helping coach clients and witness to lie on the witness stand. After a two-week bench trial, MT was found Not Guilty on all counts.
United States v. VH – VH, a semi-truck driver, had 21 kilograms of cocaine found in the bed of his truck. He had been under surveillance by several federal law enforcement officers who allegedly witnessed him seal shut the compartment where the narcotics were recovered. After a two-day trial, the jury could not reach a verdict and was declared hung.
United States v. SB – SB, a successful businesswoman, was charged with allegedly participating in a mortgage fraud scheme. The government claimed that the loss amount attributable to SB was approximately $1.5 million. She was sentenced to 1-day of imprisonment, time considered served, followed by a term of supervised release.
United States v. JW – JW, a chiropractor with his own practice, was indicted on allegations of health care fraud. The government claimed that he stole over $500,000 from a private insurance carrier by falsely billing for work that was never rendered. He was sentenced to a six-month term of imprisonment.
United States v. AV – AV, owner of a wholesale electronic distribution company was charged with participating in a two-and-a-half-year conspiracy where he bought and sold stolen electronics both domestically and internationally. He was sentenced to a six-month term of imprisonment.
United States v. GD – GD, was a “Top 10 Most Wanted” mortgage fraud defendants. The government believed that he had been involved in dozens of fraudulent mortgage transactions and was part of a long-term federal undercover investigation. Although the government wanted him to spend several years in a prison, GD was sentenced to sixteen months’ imprisonment.
United States v. AG – AG, a dentist with her own practice, was charged with orchestrating a health care fraud scheme over the course of several years. After a contested sentencing hearing where the government was asking for several years’ imprisonment, AG was sentenced to nine months.
United States v. KC – KC, a Russian national who was arrested at O’Hare International Airport for attempting to smuggle eleven suitcases containing firearm parts and ammunition was sentenced to 1.5 years, after the government was requesting more than four years imprisonment.
United States v. AI – AI, part owner of Seven Amigos Used Cars, was charged for participating in a large-scale taxi cab scheme were vehicles were given fraudulently obtained “clean” car titles in an effort to have them certified as taxicabs in Chicago, in violation of the city’s medallion laws which prohibited any vehicle that was ever issued a “salvage” or “rebuilt” title to be used as a taxi cab. After a contested sentencing hearing where the government was requesting more than three years, AI was sentenced to a year and a day imprisonment.
United States v. MV – MV, a software developed was charged with felony wire fraud from lying in order to obtain $200,000 in grand money from NASA and the NSF. Mr. Glozman successfully negotiated a misdemeanor disposition for MV.
United States v. TF – TF was charged with felony obstruction of justice and looking at a sentence of approximately two years. Mr. Glozman was able to negotiate a misdemeanor disposition for TF.
People v. DM – DM, a television actor, was charged with beating his romantic partner after a rendezvous at a local hotel. During their case in chief, prosecutors presented the testimony of the alleged victim, photographs of the alleged victim and the hotel room covered in blood, two arresting officers, and DM’s post arrest statement. The court sustain a motion for directed finding, ruling that based on Mr. Glozman’s cross-examination of the victim, she found her to be wholly not credible. DM was found not guilty.
People v. MF – MF, while being represented by another attorney, was found guilty after a bench trial of aggravated identify theft. Mr. Glozman took on the appeal and obtained a full reversal of the aggravated identity theft charges.
People v. WR – WR was charged with being an armed habitual criminal. Mr. Glozman successfully litigated a motion to suppress evidence. The State filed an interlocutory appeal contesting the judge’s order. Mr. Glozman’s appellate brief was adopted almost in its entirely when the appellate court affirmed the trial court’s ruling. The case was ultimately dismissed.
People v. MM – MM was charged with first degree murder. The State had three eye witnesses who identified MM as the shooter of the victims. After a three-day jury trial, MM was found Not Guilty of all charges.
People v. JE – JE was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon for allegedly pointing a handgun at another vehicle while driving on an interstate highway. JE was found Not Guilty after a bench trial.
People v. KE – KE was charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm after an eyewitness alleged that he shot at his house during a drive-by. KE was observed throwing a handgun out of his window by police officers, who also recovered spent shell casing from the vehicle and gunshot reside from his hands. The jury found him not guilty.
People v. AM – AM was charged with battery after his punched and injury a player on the opposite basketball team to a recreation league game. A video captured the entire altercation where the alleged victim never attempted to hit or strike AM. AM was found not guilty by a Judge under the theory of defense of others.
People v. IK – IK was the owner and operator of a convenience store leased coupon Kiosks as a way to increase revenue. In a case of first impression, IK was charged with illegally operating a video gaming terminal in violation of Illinois’ gambling laws. Mr. Glozman was able to disqualify the State’s expert witness following a rigorous cross-examination. IK was found Not Guilty after the Judge sustain the Motion for Directed Finding.
People v. GG – GG was charged with aggravated driving under the influence after he hit an oncoming vehicle which sent the driver of the other vehicle to the hospital with severe head injuries. After first being taken to the police station for processing, GG was taken to a local hospital where a blood draw revealed a BAC of over .22. Mr. Glozman successful challenged the admissibility of the blood draw under the theory that it was taken in violation of GG’s Fourth Amendment Rights. The State was forced to dismiss the charges.
People v. JL – JL, a successful and well-known criminal defense attorney was charged with battery after punching a client in the face while in court. The entire altercation was caught on video. JL was found Not Guilty after a bench trial.
People v. AL – AL was charged with a Class X possession of heroin after the Chicago Police Department executed a search warrant at his girlfriend’s. The State offered AL a term of probation that would have been expungable after successful completion. AL turned down the offer and was found Not Guilty after a bench trial.
People v. FB – FB was charged with Class X possession of heroin after member of the Chicago Police Department found dozens of small bags on his person containing the controlled substance. During the Motion to Suppress hearing, the Judge found the officers completely incredible and was offended by their conduct, all of which was captured on their vehicle’s dashboard camera. State was forced to dismiss the charges.
People v. DP – DP was charged with attempted first-degree murder that carried a mandatory minimum sentenced of twenty-one years if convicted. After an extensive investigation, Mr. Glozman presented his evidence to the State which called into questions the recollection of the alleged victim. DP received probation on a lesser gun charge.
People v. AR – AR was charged with a Class X armed robbery and aggravated battery with a firearm. Mr. Glozman maintained his client’s innocence and presented the State with evidence directly contradicting the claims of the alleged victim. Without any hearing, the States voluntarily dismissed all charged against AR.
People v. JB – JB was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance. During the motion to suppress hearing, based on Mr. Glozman’s cross-examination, the Judge found the testifying officer completely incredible. The State, afraid of the transcript being made part of the record on appeal, dropped all charges and offered supervision on a misdemeanor disorderly conduct.
People v. FS – FS was charged with first degree murder for shooting another individual at a party. Multiple eye witnesses identified him as the killer. FS was looking up to life in prison. Mr. Glozman successfully negotiated a three-and-a-half year prison term for involuntary manslaughter, only 50% of which had to be served.
People v. CD – CD was charged with attempted first-degree murder for pushing a random stranger onto the blue line train tracks. He was facing a mandatory minimum sentenced between six and thirty years, 85% of which had to be served. Mr. Glozman negotiated a three year sentence for aggravated battery, only 50% of which had to be served.
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