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Mr. Flanagan was born in the South Shore neighborhood of Chicago’s South Side. Upon leaving Chicago, Mr. Flanagan attended the world-renowned Howard University where he honed his writing skills as a print journalism major. Upon returning to Chicago, Mr. Flanagan worked at several top radio stations before beginning his legal career.
Mr. Flanagan gained significant experience while clerking at three top personal injury firms during his law school career. Additionally, Mr. Flanagan garnered valuable experience by clerking with a federal judge in the Northern District of Illinois. Further, Mr. Flanagan spent one month studying law in China...
After earning his license to practice in Texas, Matthew worked for several law firms that routinely handled complex cases, including bankruptcy and commercial litigation. This experience further enforced his belief that each detail in a case counts, no matter how small it may appear on the surface. He would later found and manage his own law firm.
Throughout his years of experience, some of Matthew’s proudest moments have involved highly sensitive child custody and child protective service (CPS) cases. In one particular case...
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