Drug Crimes Defense Attorney Michael J. Brennan


If you or someone you know have been charged with drug trafficking, drug possession, drug distribution or any other drug-related crime you need to contact an experienced Chicago drug defense attorney as soon as possible. The Law Offices of Michael J. Brennan, has the knowledge, skills and experience you need to represent and defend you in court for any drug related offense .

Michael J. Brennan is a former state’s attorney with over 25 years of experience who was assigned to the Narcotics Special Prosecution Bureau of the Cook County state’s attorneys Office. Michael Brennan has prosecuted numerous Drug cases including possession, delivery manufacturing, distribution and trafficking of all types of drug cases.

Experience matters

For the past 25 years he has defended clients accused of drug crimes involving illegal substances such as marijuana, cocaine, LSD, ecstasy, heroin, crack and meth amphetamines, as well as certain prescription pharmaceuticals such as morphine, cocaine methadone, and others.

Drug offenses are taken very seriously and can be charged and prosecuted under either Federal or state law, and sometimes even both. It is important to know that state and Federal laws are increasingly providing for tough prosecution on drug trafficking, drug possession and other drug related offenses and the criminal penalties can at times be quite harsh.

That is why it is important to review your file and charges immediately. The Law Offices of Michael J. Brennan will file subpoenas immediately to preserve any evidence such as lab results, reports, overhears and radio transmissions. Typically radio transmissions maybe destroyed after 30 days so it is important to act quickly.


Even if the police finds drugs directly in a person’s possession, the drugs and other evidence could be suppressed (thrown away) if the police did not follow the proper procedures required under the U.S. Constitution.

One of the first things Michael Brennan looks for when defending someone accused in a drug case is whether the police themselves acted in a legal manner. Other defenses include areas such as whether the actual weight of the substance was correct when allowing for hydration, whether the chemical composition of the substance was correct as charged, whether there was joint or constructive possession of the substance which could subject the case to a Motion to Dismiss and whether the accused was entrapped into committing the offense by law enforcement or one of its informants.

What your options and defenses are in a certain case depends on all the facts however most defenses are difficult and complex and requires an attorney with special skills, experience and knowledge. Since Michael Brennan is a Former state’s attorney who has extensive experience in drug related cases he is highly qualified to defend your case. We have handled hundreds of drug cases in our over 25 years of case experience.

As an experienced lawyer in criminal law, at both the Federal and state level, and being a former state’s attorney, I am well aware of the strategies, theories and methods employed by prosecutors when they prosecute a drug case. I will use this knowledge to my client’s advantage while defending their cases to get the best possible outcome on their behalf.

At the Law Offices of Michael J. Brennan I am proud to represent and care about our clients. I thrive on winning cases for my clients. I know the devastation that a drug conviction, an addiction or incarceration for a drug offense can bring to an individual or his/her family. I will answer your questions and guide you through the whole process, working to take away some of the confusion and uncertainty that comes along any drug offense charge, while all along seeking the most favorable outcome for you or your loved one.

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Contact Michael J. Brennan today for your free, no obligation consultation. We are available 24 hours a day, and Michael is available for consultations in both Chicago and Orland Park, Illinois – you have absolutely nothing to lose, and everything to gain. Do not leave your freedom to chance.