Mr. Erwin won a victory when his client was ACQUITTED of criminal sexual assault even though he was recorded on a phone MAKING ADMISSIONS to the crime. The jury deliberated for only 30 minutes.
People v. M.J.
Another victory occurred when his client who was tried for aggravated battery to a child and was facing having to register as a violent offender against youth was found NOT GUILTY even though the State had 2 witnesses and graphic photographers of the victims injury.
People v. J.A.
Mr. Erwin's reputation as a hard negotiator grew when his client charged with Attempt Murder received a LESSER CHARGE and SENTENCE even as his client had shot the victim 5 times and client gave a confession.
People v. M.B.
Clients case was DISMISSED after a hearing to suppress evidence defending a man accused of selling three ounces of cocaine in DeKalb.
People v. J.L.
Mr. Erwin's reputation further soared when he successfully defended a client charged with two separate
domestic battery cases against the same victim. After Mr. Erwin destroyed the victim on the first case and he was found NOT GUILTY, the State DISMISSED the second case outright.
People v. J.K.
Mr. Erwin also successfully defended MM when he ran from the police with a gun and was found NOT GUILTY of armed violence after the cop was injured.
People v. M.M
Another acquittal occurred when RS who was charged with domestic battery was found NOT GUILTY after having kicked her boyfriend in the testicles during their heated argument.
People v. R.S.
Mr. Erwin successfully defended JB when he was charged with a DUI. Mr. Erwin won an ACQUITTAL after a bench trial as the judge found no evidence of impairment even though JB was recorded in the backseat of the squad making exculpatory statements.
People v. J.B.