Thomas T. Glasgow

Schaumburg, Illinois

Phone: (847) 577-8700

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As founder of Glasgow & Olsson, Thomas T. Glasgow is committed to representing clients in Schaumburg, Illinois, as well as in McHenry, Lake, DuPage and Cook counties. He focuses his practice on civil litigation, administrative law and criminal law defense cases that involve drug trafficking charges, aggravated felony DUI and DUI/DWI defense.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Mississippi, Mr. Glasgow went on to receive a Juris Doctor in 1994 on scholarship from Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology. While in law school, he made the dean’s list and participated in national trial competitions.

With more than two decades of experience, Mr. Glasgow is known for aggressively advocating on behalf of his clients, whether he is defending someone facing criminal charges or helping an entrepreneur launch a business. Local and national media, including the Cable News Network and FOX News Network, LLC, have sought Mr. Glasgow for his legal opinion on current events. For his achievements, he holds an Avvo “Superb” rating.

A published author, Mr. Glasgow is active in the legal community.. He has also taught seminars for The Institute of Continuing Legal Education and the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation.

Mr. Glasgow is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Attorney Thomas T. Glasgow practicing in criminal defense:

DUI Defense
Aggravated/ Felony DUI
Drug Trafficking Crimes
Criminal Defense

Media Appearances:

  • Legal Analyst on Fox News National
  • Legal Analyst on ABC News Chicago
  • Legal Analyst on CBS News Chicago
  • Legal Analyst on WMAQ/ NBC 5 Chicago
  • Legal Analyst for CLTV
  • Legal Analyst on The Mike and Juliet Show
  • Legal Analyst on The Talk Show
  • Legal Analyst on CNN
  • EXTRA

News Coverage:

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1994
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois Trial Bar, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois Trial Bar, 2011

Education:

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, 1994
    J.D.
    Honors: Dean's List
    Honors: Member, National Trial Competition Team
    Honors: Recipient, Jacob and Yolanda Van Emden Scholarship, Dean's Advisory Council
  • University of Mississippi, 1990
    B.A.

Published Works:

  • Author, Ch. 13: "Aggravated DUI" Defending DUI and Related Cases, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, August 2006 - Present
  • Editor, A Citizen's Guide to Illinois Concealed Carry, Firearms Professional Training, Inc., 2015

Honors and Awards:

  • Speaker, Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) 2016
  • Superior DUI Attorney, National Advocacy for DUI Defense (NAFDD), 2015
  • Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE), Programs Volunteer of the Year, 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America, 2015
  • American Academy of Trial Lawyers Premier 100, 2015
  • Nation's Top One Percent - National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
  • Ten Best Criminal Law Firms in Illinois - American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2015
  • Super Lawyers, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Public Service Award, Pro Bono Service Award, Northwest Suburban Bar Association, 2009

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • "Defending DUI and Related Cases," "Concealed Carry in Illinois," "Medical Marijuana: Its Uses and Regulation in Illinois," Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2007 - Present
  • Instructor, Health Care Investigator Training, Illinois Department of Professional Regulation

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Past Member, Nominating Committee, Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • Past Member, Board of Governors, Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • Former Treasurer, Northwest Water Commission of Cook County
  • Past Member, Judicial Evaluation Committee, Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • Former Co-Chair, Judges Night, Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • Past Member, Central District of Illinois Health Care Fraud Committee of U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney's Office
  • Member, Steering Committee, Metropolis Performing Arts Center
  • Member President's Circle, Northwest Community Hospital
  • Past Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Past Member, Illinois Bar Association
  • Past Chairman, Holiday Party Committee, Northwest Suburban Bar Association
  • Past President Pro Tem, Northwest Water Commission of Cook County
  • Chairman, Zoning Board of Appeals, Village of Arlington Heights
  • Trustee, Village of Arlington Heights
  • Mayor Pro Tem, Village of Arlington Heights

Past/Current Employment Positions:

  • "Professor-Concordia University 2017 – Present"
  • Concordia serves over one thousand undergraduates and three thousand graduate students through its four colleges: The College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education, and College of Business, and College of Graduate and Innovative Programs.

  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, Chicago, Illinois, Chief of Medical Division, 1998 - 1999
  • Cook County State's Attorney, Chicago, Illinois, 1994 - 1998
  • Felony Review, Cook County, 1997 - 1998
  • Narcotics Division, Cook County, 1995 - 1997
  • Juvenile Division, Cook County, 1994
  • Traffic Division, Cook County, 1994

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