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Alexander B Blum

Alexander B Blum

Attorney at Law Criminal Traffic Entertainment Felony Misdemeanor
  • Business Law, Criminal Law, DUI & DWI ...
  • Illinois
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I, Alexander Blum, want to be your Attorney. I cherish my Clients, and hope to impart some of my skills and knowledge so that my Clients are able to live a better and more productive life. I have appeared in many of the Courhouses in Illinois and I have a great working relationship with many Prosecutors and State Attorneys. I am very persuasive without being agressive, and I will give it my all to get the best possible result for my Client. Give me a call 773-999-2586 (BLUM)

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Entertainment & Sports Law
Foreclosure Defense
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Lead Attorney
Alexander Blum, Attorney at Law
I am a solo practitioner focusing primarily on Criminal, Felony and Misdemeanor, Traffic, and Entertainment and Business Law. My office is in Evanston Illinois, however I practice in Cook, Lake, McHenry, Dupage, WIll, and Branch Courts throughout the State of Illinois. I have been able to dismiss many tickets and charges outright, amend others to lower charges, and have gone to Trial on Misdemeanor charges and won, with all charges dismissed. Please call me for a free consultation today at 773-999-2586.
Associate Attorney
The Ticket Clinic
While at the Ticket Clinic, I handled many DUI, Traffic, Misdemeanor tickets as well as Felony cases. I visited Branch Courthouses as well as Courthouses in Cook, Lake, Dupage, and WIll. I received many favorable results for my Clients.
Associate Attorney
Shindler Law Firm
While practicing at The Shindler Law Firm, my focus was on lender side litigation. I was the primary Attorney for Cook County collection files from inspection through post judgment collections. I had over 1000 active files that included all steps of litigation, including negotiating with Attorneys for settlement.
Associate Attorney
Law Office of Bruce R. Entman
General Practice Office with an emphasis on Corporate business and commercial litigation. I prepared and worked on various complex commercial litigation files, with responsibility for drafting and motion and hearing practice as well as management of the litigation files.
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Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
J.D. (2009) | JD
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University of Southern California
B.A. | Psychology
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Professional Associations
Lake County Bar Association
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Illinois State Bar Assocation
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Legal Answers
2 Questions Answered
Q. I would like to use copyrighted music in a one-time online conference presentation. How may I do that legally?
A: The easiest, cheapest, and best way would be to ask the copyright holder for permission. However, they may not respond, or ask an exorbitant amount of money. But, you could always make your own music to use...

This is not legal advice, please do not treat it as such. Make sure to contact a qualified attorney in your jurisdiction for a legal issue, before it is a legal problem!
Q. How do i copyright my music?
A: In order to have a copyright for your music, you would look to 17 USC 102, of the Copyright Code, and it would have to be:

1. Creative

2. Original

3. Fixed in a tangible medium

Creative means it must have some "creativity", which is a low requirement.

Original means it must be your own work.

Fixed in a tangible medium is the easiest concept here to explain. Your copyright, or music in this case, must be preserved recorded or otherwise stored. It can be on a hard drive, usb drive, ipod, zune, minidisc, memory card or etc.

In short, your original, creative music that is somehow recorded IS copywritten!

Registration of your copyright is not required, as it has not required since 1976. You would need to register your copyright in order to file suit against an infringer, and to have other legal rights. So, it is definitely a good idea.

This does not constitute legal advice, please do not be foolish enough to take legal advice from the internet. Go consult with a qualified attorney for your legal issues, before it turns into a legal problem.
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