Happy New Year! 2016 Year In Review

By:  Timothy M. Black This time last year, I was sitting in the lobby of the Swan Hotel at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, eating a Mickey Mouse-shaped cookie, reflecting on the year that was and dreaming about the … Continue reading

Beware of DUI Checkpoints

As we noted last year, tonight is the biggest drinking night of the year…and the biggest night for DUI Checkpoints and DUI patrols.  And every year, like clockwork, people ignore the “Blackout Wednesday” warnings of extra DUI Patrols and DUI Checkpoints, … Continue reading

Last Week in Review – Tim’s Car Breaks Down During Cubs World Series, Halloween, DUI Defense, & Criminal Defense

Posted by: Timothy M. Black The Cubs celebrate after winning the 2016 World Series. Hey, remember when the Cubs won the World Series?  I know it seems like that was a lifetime ago, but remember when droves of children dressed … Continue reading

Cook County Judge Orders Expansion of Illinois Medical Marijuana to Include Post-Operative Chronic Pain

This week, a Chicago judge made another important ruling for medical marijuana in this state. Cook County Judge Neil Cohen issued a ruling that requires the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) to add Post-Operative Chronic Pain to its list of conditions for … Continue reading