Brian is a dual licensed trial lawyer in both Washington State and Illinois. His career has focused on complex civil rights litigation in federal court and criminal defense. With his nearly two decades of courtroom experience, Brian is now focusing his career on advocating for Gleam Law’s cannabis clientele.
Brian graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1995 and his Juris Doctorate in 2001. In addition to his licensure in Washington State and Illinois, Brian was found qualified to be lead counsel for the Illinois Capital Litigation Trial Bar. He is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois, the Eastern District of Wisconsin, the Western District of Washington, and the Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois. Additionally, Brian is admitted to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.