Brandon Evans
  • Personal Injury, Criminal Law, Juvenile Law ...
  • Illinois
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Biography

Brandon's first career was as a union electrician in Joliet, IL. Due to an injury on the job, Brandon was forced back to school to find a new field of work. Brandon received his bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois at Springfield in philosophy. He specialized in the philosophy of science, was a distinguished award winner by the faculty of the philosophy department, and graduated Summa Cum Laude. Brandon went on to study philosophy & law at Northern Illinois University. As a graduate student in philosophy, Brandon specialized in philosophy of race and gender, philosophy of language, and feminist epistemologies. He performed special research in studies in Whiteness and passed his comprehensive examination on the subject of philosophy of language.

As a law student, Brandon participated in Law Review and was the Notes and Comments Editor, where he assisted other law students in researching and writing their own scholarly articles. Brandon was a research assistant and graduate teaching assistant at his college of law. Brandon's graduate teaching experience includes two semesters of teaching federal civil procedure & one semester of teaching criminal law. He also assisted in mentor sessions in the fields of contracts & torts. He completed a variety of interdisciplinary coursework emphasizing feminist legal theory, philosophy of race and gender, and legal research to earn a graduate certificate in Law & Women's and Gender Studies. His thesis focused on legal issues and advocacy of trans rights for trans and genderqueer adults and children.

Immediately after law school, Brandon began working as an Assistant State's Attorney for Peoria County. He began in the traffic division then moved to the DUI courtroom. Brandon also worked in the juvenile division in both the juvenile delinquency & the juvenile abuse and neglect courtrooms. Brandon has since decided to focus his energy and skills on helping injured people in civil litigation.

Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Juvenile Law
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Traffic Division: Traffic and DUI Prosecution and The Juvenile Division: Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Abuse and Neglect
Peoria County State's Attorney, Assistant State's Attorney - Peoria, IL
Education
Northern Illinois University College of Law
J.D. (2019) | Law
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Northern Illinois University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
M.A. (2019) | Philosophy
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Northern Illinois University College of Law and Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality
Graduate Certificate in Law and Women's and Gender Studies (2019)
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University of Illinois - Springfield
B.A. (2014) | Philosophy
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar  # 6334391
Member
Current
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Contact & Map
Bloomington, IL, USA
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)
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