Thomas Glasgow, partner at Glasgow & Olsson, has been named a 2021 criminal defense Super Lawyer. He has earned the Super Lawyer award for the last five years in a row based on peer reviews and a rigorous selection process. Only the top 5% of criminal defense lawyers in Illinois can earn this prestigious award.
“Super Lawyer” Award Reserved for Select Few Illinois Lawyers
Being named a Super Lawyer is not easy and involves going through a serious vetting process. Only a few Illinois lawyers were given the award in the area of criminal law. We focus a significant amount of our practice on criminal defense, but we also represent clients in family law matters, personal injury law, and federal civil rights law. At Glasgow & Olsson, our wide breadth of experience helps us provide our clients with excellent advice across a wide range of legal matters.
Attorney Tom Glasgow’s Experience and Achievements
Attorney Thomas Glasgow received his undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi and his law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law. With three decades of experience in criminal defense, family law, and personal injury law, he is well known for advocating aggressively for his clients. Whether he is helping an entrepreneur launch a new business or defending a client from criminal charges, he brings his experience and skill to the table. He regularly represents clients in the following types of criminal cases:
- Federal Criminal Cases
- State Criminal Felony Cases
- White Collar Crimes
- Drug Trafficking Crimes
- DUI Defense
He is a published author, a recognized legal expert in the field of Criminal Law throughout the state of Illinois and has also been requested to participate in numerous local and national media shows to provide his insight and his legal opinion on current legal events. In addition to earning the Super Lawyer award for eight of the last ten years, he also holds an Avvo “Superb” rating and was selected by his peers as a member of Leading Lawyers for Illinois.
In addition to representing clients statewide in Illinois Courts, Attorney Thomas Glasgow is admitted to practice before all of the following Federal Courts:
- The Supreme Court of the United States
- The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
- The US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
- The US District Court for the Central District of Illinois
- The US District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
The Super Lawyer Selection Process
Super Lawyers only gives awards to lawyers who have been peer-nominated using a patented multi-phase selection process. Super Lawyers evaluate every nominee using 12 indicators of peer recognition. They also look at the nominees’ professional achievements. Every year, Super Lawyers chooses the top lawyers in each area of law within their state. The goal of the Super Lawyers selection process is to help clients select ethical, skilled, and experienced lawyers. At the end of the final selection process, only 5% of attorneys are chosen as Super Lawyers.
Contact an Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer
When you have been charged with a crime in Illinois and need the assistance of an attorney, experience matters. You need a skilled criminal defense lawyer who will fight for you. Contact Glasgow & Olsson today to schedule your initial consultation and learn how we can advocate for your rights.