THE LAW OFFICE OF ANDREW GABLE
(312) 502-7877

53 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 863, Chicago, IL 60604
andy@andygable.com

 

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Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney
Andrew Gable is a criminal defense lawyer who has successfully represented clients in Chicago and New York.
Recent results include:
  • Acquittal after trial for client charged with Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault and Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse.  Client, a former military member, was accused of a Class X Felony, for alleged sexual penetration /conduct with a 9 year old family member. 
  • Dismissal of all charges for client charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon.  State dismissed its case after the arrest and recovery of firearm was suppressed after hearing.
  • Reversal on appeal for client convicted of aggravated criminal sexual assault.  Client had been in prison for over 2 years before the reversal.
  • Acquittal after trial for man charged with Class 1, Possession of Heroin with Intent to Distribute, 720 ILCS 570/401(c)(1) Client was facing a 6 year sentence as a a Class X offender based on his background. 
  • Jury found client was not a “sexually violent person” under 725 ILCS 207/15.  Acted as co-counsel for individual the State sought to detain under the Sexually Violent Persons Commitment Act after he had finished his prison sentence.  Client had been convicted of four rapes and one attempted rape.  Client had already served over 20 years in prison and was now facing potential lifetime detention.  Believed to be the first and only such victory in Cook County in over 30 years of such proceedings.   
  • Acquittal after trial for Chicago man charged with Aggravated Assault (720 ILCS 5/12-2) and Criminal Damage to Property (720 ILCS 5/21-1) where he was accused of pointing gun at and threatening ex-girlfriend and damaging her property.
  • Acquittal after trial at Markham courthouse for off duty security guard charged with Aggravated Assault (720 ILCS 5/12-2) after allegedly pointing a loaded handgun at his girlfriend's neighbor.
  • Acquittal after trial for Chicago Board of Education employee charged with two counts of battery against family members.
  • Dismissal of all charges for man accused of 720 ILCS 5/24, being a felon in possession of a firearm.  Client, a previously convicted felon, allegedly admitted under oath at another person's trial that he possessed the firearm in question.  Was able to obtain dismissal after filing extensive motions and setting the case for hearing. 
  • Acquittal after trial for woman accused of aggravated assault after allegedly attempting to slash another woman with a knife and spray her with mace. 
  • Acquittal after trial for convicted sex offender charged with assault.
  • Acquittal after trial for individual with prior DWI accused of new DWI and reckless endangerment for driving while intoxicated with two minor children not secured in their car seats.  Client refused breathalyzer.  Jury deliberated less than two hours.  
  • Acquittal after trial for client charged with felony aggravated driving under the influence.  Client had two prior D.U.I.'s and was arrested for fourth DUI while out on bond for third D.U.I. 
  • Acquittal after trial for woman charged with criminal damage to property, 720 ILCS 5/21-1. 
  • No probable cause after preliminary hearing for client on parole after Chicago police executed a search warrant at his home and allegedly found cocaine and marijuana.  Hearing was at 727 E. 111th Street/Branch 38.
  • Case dismissed for client charged with failing to register under the Murderer And Violent Offender Against Youth Registration Act, 730 ILCS 154/30. Prosecutors offered client a prison sentence plea deal but then dismissed the case once a motion to dismiss was filed and the a hearing was scheduled. 
  • Finding of not guilty at Rolling Meadows Courthouse for high school student charged with speeding 40 m.p.h. over the speed limit, 625 ILCS 5/11-601.5.
  • All charges dismissed for person falsely arrested and indicted for attempted murder of two police officers after being picked out in three separate lineups.
  • Second chaired federal acquittal for garage mechanic accused of conspiracy to import over $100,000 worth of heroin.  Client was facing mandatory minimum of 10 years imprisonment and deportation after package was intercepted by federal authorities and allegedly signed for by client after controlled delivery.
  • Dismissal for financial services employee arrest and charged with battery, 720 ILCS 5/12-3.
  • Dismissal on day of trial for individual charged with domestic violence, 720 ILCS 5/12-3.2, after allegedly slashing another in the neck with a box cutter.
  • Dismissal on day of trial for individual charged with pepper spraying an older man during an argument.
  • Obtained "boot camp" sentence for convicted felon charged with Aggravated DUI, 625 ILCS 5/11-501(a)(4), and Leaving the Scene of an Accident Involving Personal Injuries, 625 ILCS 5/11-401(a).  Client was accused of a hit and run after allegedly hitting two senior citizens with his car while impaired by PCP.
  • Obtained "TASC" probation for college student with prior arrest charged with Class X possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, 720 ILCS 570/401(a)(7.5)(B).  Client was facing mandatory minimum of six years prison after police executed search warrant at his family's home and allegedly discovered DMT, ecstasy, pills, and marijuana.
  • Obtained misdemeanor supervision for college student charged with Felony Unlawful Use of a Firearm.
  • Avoided felony conviction for individual charged with aggravated battery against a police officer, 720 ILCS 5/12-3.05.
  • Obtained misdemeanor probation for individual charged with felony aggravated battery on a multiple police officers.
  • Obtained misdemeanor probation for individual with multiple prior felony, sexual offense convictions, charged with a new felony.  Investigation uncovered significant holes in the prosecution’s case.
  • Dismissal for federal law enforcement officer arrested and charged with stalking ex-girlfriend.
  • Dismissal for woman arrested for felony possession of Alprazolam (Xanax).
    • Dismissal in Skokie for university students arrested for possession of fake I.D.
    • Avoided criminal conviction for bank employee arrested and charged with Unlawful Use of a Weapon, 720 ILCS 5/24-1, for a handgun allegedly found in his waistband. 
    • All charges dismissed for individual charged with felony retail theft.
    • Dismissal for convicted felon charged with felony retail theft, 720 ILCS 5/16-25.
    • Avoided filing of criminal charges against convicted sex offender investigated and arrested for failing to register as sex offender.  
    • No arrest or conviction for individual sought for questioning by F.B.I. regarding possession and distribution of child pornography.
    • All charges dismissed for professional charged with battery, 720 ILCS 5/12-3, at Lollapalooza concert.
    • Finding of no probable cause after preliminary hearing.  All charges dismissed against military veteran charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.
    • Avoided plenary order of protection for individual accused of stalking former classmate.
    • Dismissal for military veteran charged with Class 4 felony possession of a controlled substance.
    • Dismissal for high school students charged with minor consumption of alcohol.
    • Dismissal for university student charged with possession of a fake i.d. 
    • Dismissal for health care professional arrested and charged with violation of order of protection in Skokie.
    • Obtained expungement for college student with two prior arrests over initial prosecution objection.  After presenting argument to judge, prosecution withdrew objection.
    • Avoided expulsion after hearing for high school student allegedly involved in felony aggravated battery of another student that was allegedly videotaped and posted online.
    • Avoided expulsion for student charged charged with battery/bodily harm.
    • Obtained successful termination of supervision for long distance truck driver who failed to complete prior conditions of supervision for violating order of protection related to domestic violence and then arrested on warrant in Illinois while driving through state.
    • Driving license restored for individual with alleged BAC of .13 after successful summary suspension hearing.
    • No plenary order of protection after hearing in Cook County Domestic Violence Court for man accused of stalking and harassing woman.  Mr. Gable was able to show that the woman lied in her petition for an order of protection.  
    • Obtained Supervision (no criminal conviction) for individual arrested and charged with violating order of protection on over 60 occasions. 
    • Dismissal for college students arrested and charged with theft of services.
    • Obtained Supervision (no criminal conviction) for Chicago woman arrested and charged with slashing bar bouncer in neck in knife.   
    • Dismissal for college student arrested and charged with stalking.
    • Avoided arrest and charges for physician accused of sexual assault against subordinate doctor.
    • Avoided criminal conviction for individual charged with operating "chop shop" auto garage.
    • Avoided arrest, charges, and employment discipline for federal law enforcement officer accused of soliciting sexual activities on work computer.
    • Dismissal of federal felony indictment for failing to register as sex offender ("SORNA") based on retroactive application to defendant. 
    • Avoided arrest and charges for college student accused of hacking into and selling information of Fortune 500 Company.
    • Dismissal for 18 year old on felony probation charged with felony assault for slashing another in face with a razor blade.
    • Dismissal for college student arrested and charged with robbery and felony assault of a police officer.
    • Dismissal for individual arrested for raping and robbing a prostitute.  Attorney Gable went to police station and was present for lineup where complaining witness failed to identify client.
    • Dismissal for medical student, law student, and college student arrested for drug possession.
    • Dismissal for high school student arrested and charged with marijuana possession.
    • Dismissal for juvenile student accused of selling drugs in grade school.
    • Dismissal for limousine driver accused of felony assault for throwing another down flight of stairs.
    • Dismissal for individual accused of felony possession of heroin after allegedly signing for international delivery of heroin package.
    • Non-criminal disposition for individual accused of felony gun possession and burning woman in the face with a cigarette.
    • Avoided felony charges and obtained non-criminal disposition for tow truck driver accused of DWI.
    • Non-criminal disposition for tow truck driver arrested for possession of illegal police scanners.
    • Non-criminal disposition for medical student arrested and accused of domestic violence.
    • Avoided criminal conviction for woman charged and indicted for felony insurance fraud.
    • Avoided felony conviction for person arrested and indicted for felony health care fraud.
    • Non-criminal disposition for high school student arrested and charged with armed robbery.
    • Non-criminal disposition for grade school teacher arrested and charged with DWI.
    • Non-criminal disposition for lawyer charged with DWI.
    • Dismissal for investment banker arrested and charged with domestic violence.
    • Dismissal for armed services member arrested and charged with domestic violence and violating order of protection.
    • Dismissal for teacher arrested and charged with shoplifting.
    • Dismissal for grade school teacher arrested and charged with shoplifting after allegedly placing stolen objects under her baby in carriage.
    • Dismissal of all felony charges for individual arrested and accused of forcible rape.
    • Dismissal for grandfather accused of sexual assault of his niece.
    • Dismissal for police officer arrested and indicted for sexual assault of underage family member.
    • Dismissal for computer programmer accused of punching police officer in the face outside a bar.
    • Dismissal for taxi driver arrested and accused of assault.
    • Dismissal for college student arrested and charged with using forged police department parking placards.
    • Dismissal for international college student who was arrested, left the country, and then issued a warrant and denied reentry.  Upon dismissal of case, she was permitted to reenter the country and return to college
    • Non-jail sentence for bus driver arrested and convicted of lewd behavior against underage child passenger.
    • Non-felony disposition for construction worker in drug treatment program arrested for felony "observation sale" of cocaine.
    • Non-state jail sentence for auto shop owner with prior felony conviction accused of stabbing another with broken bottle.
    • Non-state jail sentence for individual with prior felony accused of felony possession of a handgun and possessing over five pounds of marijuana.
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