Thomas Caukins Brandstrader

Thomas Caukins Brandstrader

Thomas C. Brandstrader, Attorney at Law Chicago Criminal Defense
  • Appeals & Appellate, Criminal Law
  • California, Illinois
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THOMAS BRANDSTRADER, Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney, specializes in the defense and appeals of serious criminal matters in Illinois and U.S. Federal Courts. He is one of a select group of highly qualified lawyers certified by the Illinois Supreme Court as lead counsel in Death Penalty cases. With 38 years exclusively in the practice of Criminal Law he has exceptional appellate court and trial work experience.  Accomplishments include the distinct opportunity to present oral arguments to both the Illinois Appellate and Supreme Courts. He has authored over five hundred briefs and appeared in every appellate district in Illinois as well as the Seventh and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Brandstrader's expertise includes all areas of criminal defense, appellate and post conviction practice. He has been awarded an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, their highest attorney rating, every year since 2003 and recognized as a preeminent attorney in the area of Criminal Appellate Law by Leading Lawyers, a division of Law Bulletin Publishing Company every year since 2002.

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Criminal Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Illinois
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Thomas C. Brandstrader, Attorney at Law Chicago Criminal Defense
- Current
Education
San Diego State Univ
Undergraduate Degree
Western State Univ
Law Degree
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar Association
Lawyer
- Current
California State Bar # 93228
Member
- Current
Certifications
Certified as Lead Counsel Capital Litigation
Supreme Court of Illinois
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Attorney at Law
53 W Jackson Blvd Suite 615
Chicago, IL 60604
USA
Telephone: (847) 650-4070