At Bruno Law Offices, we are dedicated to providing experienced, aggressive legal representation for individuals who have been accused of a crime or have been hurt by the negligent actions of another party. We have decades of experience handling such criminal, personal injury, workers’ compensation, and DUI cases. If you or someone you love needs dedicated legal assistance, contact us at 217-328-6000.
Felony Drug Charges - A man accused of participating in a drug ring in central Illinois received a sentence of only four years in prison and will likely not serve any time due to an agreement with the Attorney General’s office. (FULL STORY) LeRoy man unlikely to serve in prison after role in drug ring.
Class 1 Felony Charge – Tom Bruno represented a 19-year old University Of Illinois college student charged with the Class 1 felony of Child Pornography, punishable by up to 15 years in the Department of Corrections. The case was resolved with probation for twenty-four months for a class A misdemeanor of Obscenity and no jail time and no fine.
Criminal Sexual Assault – Tom Bruno represented a 31-year-old male charged with Criminal Sexual Assault by the use of Force. After five months of representation and the case being scheduled for a jury trial, the case was completely dismissed.
Slip and Fall - Tom Bruno represented a woman who tripped on a wrinkled floor mat in a local bank. Her knee was injured and suit was filed against the bank and the company that furnished the floor mat. The case was successfully settled before trial.
Molestation – Tom Bruno represented the families of four girls who were sexually molested by a public school teacher. Settlements in their cases were reached after filing suit against the teacher, administrators and the school district. The court, in approving the settlements, commented that the settlement achieved by Tom Bruno was the highest at that time of all the related claims from the case.
Domestic Battery – Tom Bruno represented a police officer charged with domestic battery. A conviction would have meant the defendant could never possess a gun and therefore would have been the end of his career. Tom Bruno negotiated a disposition for a lesser offense and preserved the defendant’s right to possess a gun so that he could return to his career.
Car Accident - Tom Bruno represented a 55-year-old woman whose car was struck in a West Champaign intersection and her injuries affected her vision in one eye. The case was resolved against the defendant for his insurance policy limits.
Worker’s Compensation – Tom Bruno represented a 23-year-old man who worked for the family grocery store. He was involved in an accident that was his fault on his way to make a delivery on the way home from work. Tom Bruno was able to achieve a worker’s compensation award that paid all his medical bills, lost time from work and compensated him for his permanent injuries.
DUI Charges - Tom Bruno represented a 49-year-old man in 2009, who was a graduate of Champaign County’s Drug Court and who had been caught driving with a revoked driver’s license following his 3rd DUI conviction. Through discussions and negotiations the case against the defendant was completely dismissed.
Felony Manufacturing and Distribution – Tom Bruno represented a 37-year-old Michigan man who was charged with a felony after he went to the campus of the University of Illinois to sell designer fashions and purses. He was charged with the felony offense of Manufacturing or Distributing Counterfeit Merchandise. After an aggressive defense and the case being set for trial, the prosecutor dismissed all the charges against the defendant.