Thomas Touchstone Glasgow



Schaumburg, Illinois, Criminal Defense Law Firm

Before opening the Law Offices of Thomas Glasgow, Ltd. in Schaumburg, Illinois, our lead attorney, Thomas Glasgow was a Cook County State’s Attorney who prosecuted cases ranging from DUI, to multi-kilo felony narcotic cases, to murder. From 1994 until 1998, he worked in the Traffic Division, the Narcotics Division, the Juvenile Division, and the Felony Review Division. In each of these positions he tried both misdemeanor and felony bench and jury cases, supervised other attorneys, interviewed defendants and witnesses, and helped prepare criminal cases for trial.

“I served as a State’s Attorney because I wanted to help people. However, one of the reasons I decided to go into private practice was that I felt the criminal justice system can be a revolving door. I wasn’t able to assist people on a one-on-one level. Through my criminal defense law practice, I have had the ability to change more people’s lives than I could as a prosecutor. With two other experienced attorneys, we represent clients in all types of criminal and civil matters in both Illinois Federal and State Courts.” -Thomas Glasgow

At the Law Offices of Thomas Glasgow, Ltd., we realize getting people on the right path toward becoming a good citizen is an important goal of our firm. In fact, we have numerous thank-you notes from former clients whose lives we have changed by winning their case.

In addition to criminal charges, we help people who need representation in the area of family law, including divorce proceedings and child support issues. We also have experience in other areas of civil representation, including administrative law, licensure, contract disputes, construction litigation, and insurance disputes.

The Law Offices of Thomas Glasgow, Ltd. are located in Schaumburg, Illinois, about six minutes from the Rolling Meadows Courthouse, the third municipal district of Cook County. Our lawyers also handle cases in the Skokie Courthouse, which is the second municipal district of Cook County. Our office hours are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays.

We want to hear about your case to see how we can help you. Contact our Schaumburg law office to schedule a free initial consultation. Se habla español. Please call (847) 577-8700.

Languages spoken: Spanish

Payment
Fees: Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types: Cash, Check, Credit card

Contact info
Glasgow Beattie Olsson1834 Walden Office Square
5th Floor
Schaumburg, IL, 60173-4298

Office (847) 637-0494
Fax (847) 654-0520

License
State Status Acquired Updated
IL Active And Authorized To Practice Law 1994 05/11/2016

Awards
Super Lawyer Super Lawyers 2016
Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers 2016
Super Lawyer Super Lawyers 2015
Top Criminal Defense Attorney Avvo 2015
10 Best for Client Satisfaction American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys 2015
Premier Attorney American Academy of Trial Attorneys 2015
Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers 2015
Nation’s Top One Percent National Association of Distinguished Counsel 2015
10 Best for Client Satisfaction American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys 2014
Super Lawyer Super Lawyers 2013
Super Lawyer Super Lawyers 2012

Work experience
Managing Partner Glasgow, Beattie, Olsson 1999 – Present
Attorney Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, Chicago, Illinois, Chief of Medical Division 1998 – 1999
Attorney Felony Review, Cook County 1997 – 1998
Attorney Narcotics Division, Cook County 1995 – 1997
Traffic Division Cook County States Attorneys Offce 1994 – 1994
Juvenile Division Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office 1994 – 1994
Attorney Cook County State’s Attorney, Chicago, Illinois 1994 – 1998

Education
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology Law JD – Juris Doctor 1994
University of Mississippi N/A BA – Bachelor of Arts 1990

Speaking engagements
NBC 5 Chicago Woman Accused of Murdering Daughter Not ‘Open-and-Shut Case 2015
Daily Herald Defense: ‘Astonishing’ amount of sympathy for woman accused of killing daughter” 2015
Chicago Tribune Schaumburg mom accused of killing daughter gets support 2015
Chicago Sun-Times Carol Marin: She opened her heart to the daughter she killed 2015
Belleville News-Democrat, The Associated Press Illinois mom accused of killing daughter gets support 2015
PRWeb “Schaumburg Criminal Lawyer Explains the Benefits of Non-Lawyer Experts in DUI Cases” 2014
Daily Herald “Order of protection means loss of gun permit, but some say reinstatement slow” 2013
NBC Morning News Possible mistrial in Drew Petersen trial 2012
NBC Morning News Drew Petersen Trial 2012
Illinois Department of Professional Regulation Health Care Investigator Training 2008
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education Defending DUI and Related Cases 2007
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