MICHAEL E BRANDT Attorney-at-Law Criminal defense DUI


concentrating in criminal, DUI,

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

About Michael E Brandt



A proven record clients trust

A proven record clients trust

43 years experience

Hundreds of trials

Argued appeals in Illinois 

Appellate & Supreme Courts

Highly skilled legal representation

Central Illinois criminal defense attorney, DUI Expungement/sealing criminal records 


A proven record clients trust

A proven record clients trust

A proven record clients trust

20  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,

and, over 21 years, a judge,

Put knowledge on your side.



Legal representation for you

A proven record clients trust

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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By appointment only. No charge for initial consultation. Serving the Peoria area and Central Illinois.

Michael E Brandt, Attorney at Law

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

(309) 369-1813



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