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Evan Bruno

Evan Bruno

  • Criminal Law, White Collar Crime, DUI & DWI...
  • Illinois
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Evan Bruno is a Partner at Bruno Law Offices, LLC, a family-owned law firm that focuses on defending those accused of misdemeanor and felony crimes in state and federal courts throughout Central Illinois.

Since 2016, Evan has served as the President of the Champaign County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the Champaign County Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association, where he serves on the Human Rights Section Council and the Bench and Bar Section Council.

Prior to joining his father, Thomas, and brother, Anthony, in private practice at Bruno Law Offices, LLC, Evan served as a judicial law clerk for Justice Robert J. Steigmann of the Illinois Fourth District Appellate Court.

Evan has taught Negotiations at the University of Illinois College of Law and Criminal Law at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Illinois.

Evan has written numerous articles and commentaries on the law, having been published in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, Bench and Bar, and the Public Servant.

Evan graduated from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 2012, where he was named First Place Individual Champion of the renowned Sherman Minton Oral Advocacy Competition. He later served as Executive Problem Editor of the Moot Court Board.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • DUI & DWI
  • Domestic Violence
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Supreme Court of Illinois
ID Number: 6308658
7th Circuit
United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • English
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
J.D. (2012) | Law
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
B.A. (2009) | Political Science
Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney of the Year
Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance
First Place Individual Champion
Sherman Minton Oral Advocacy Competition
Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois
Illinois State Bar Association
Champaign County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Champaign County Bar Association
Articles & Publications
The Bench, the Bar, and the Lunch Table
Bench and Bar
The Right to a Public Courtroom
Bench and Bar
Judges Should Not Say "Expert" In Front of Juries
Bench and Bar
It's High Time to Finish Off Finley Motions
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Time to Rethink Absolute Prosecutorial Discretion?
The Public Servant
Why It's Time to Sink Illinois' 'Test the Waters' Doctrine
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Citing Cases on Appeal? Be Careful
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Make Cameron Hearings a Regular Part of Criminal Trials
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
No Tape Delay: Object to Recordings Before Trial
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Reasonable Doubt Demystified
Criminal Nuggets (Podcast)
Websites & Blogs
Social Media
Contact & Map
Bruno Law Offices LLC
301 W. Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Telephone: (217) 328-6000
Bruno Law Offices LLC
301 W. Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Toll-Free: (217) 328-6000