Weinberg successfully defended JW when he was charged with his 4th DUI. Weinberg won an acquittal after a bench trial at the Rolling Meadows courthouse. People v. JW
Weinberg won an acquittal for AB who was charged with possession with intent t distribute 106 grams of heroin. AB was facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 9 years in the penitentiary. Weinberg selected a jury to decide the case and AB was found NOT GUILTY after only 45 minutes of deliberation. People v. AB
Weinberg has also successfully asserted the shaken baby defense on two occasions when his clients were charged with aggravated battery to a child and were facing minimum sentences of 6 to 30 years in custody. In both cases the Court sent his clients home. People v. C.M.; People v. A.Z.
Weinberg’s reputation further soared when he successfully asserted the battered wife syndrome defense when his client who was unprovoked at the time, stabbed her husband to death with a kitchen knife. People v. L.L.
Another victory outside of Chicago defending a man accused of selling eight ounces of cocaine in Waukegan. People v. S.G.
Weinberg’s reputation as a hard fighting attorney and his strong courtroom style grew outside of the Chicago area when he defended a teacher in Kane County who was acquitted of workers compensation fraud. People v. K.T.
Another rarity occurred when his client who was tried for solicitation to commit murder for hire when she hired a hit man to kill her husband, and was facing a twenty-year minimum sentence, received a probation sentence after a trial. People v. L.L.
Weinberg won a rare victory when his client was acquitted of murder even though he signed a confession admitting to the crime. People v. M.W.