Attorney-at-La criminal defense law criminal defense attorney w


concentrating in criminal, DUI,

​traffic, felony, misdemeanor, appeals, expungement of criminal records

About Michael E Brandt



Handled thousands of cases

Hundreds of trials

Argued appeals in Illinois 

Appellate & Supreme Courts

Highly skilled legal representation

43 Peoria criminal defense attorney dui Expungement/sealing criminal records years of legal experience

A proven record of client trust


17 years as an instructor for criminal law, paralegal studies, and other legal topics. 

Tried over 150 jury trials to a verdict.

Formerly: a prosecutor, a public defender, over 21 years as a judge,

Put knowledge on your side.


Legal representation for you.


Affordable, individualized legal services for your defense. Written retainer. Client is informed. Client will remain informed. 

Rapid client communication. 

In jail unable to post bail? I provide in-person consultations at the detention facility.

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Call for an appointment now

By appointment only. No charge for initial consultation.

Michael E Brandt, Attorney at Law

125 SW Jefferson Av Ste 221, Peoria, IL 61602, US

(309) 369-1813



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