Bryan M. Wellner was raised in Minooka, Illinois. He is a graduate of Minooka High School. He graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in English. While at Illinois Wesleyan, Bryan played on the baseball team. He was also an active member of Sigma Chi Fraternity, Gamma Sigma Alpha, an academic honor society, Order of Omega, a leadership honor society, and Pi Sigma Alpha, a political honor society.
Bryan then earned his Juris Doctor degree from The John Marshall Law School in May, 2015. While at The John Marshall Law School, Bryan was on the Dean’s List and actively participated in the trial advocacy program. He also coached a team in John Marshall’s annual 1L Intrascholastic trial advocacy competition, and his team won 1st place out of more than 20 teams.
While in law school, Bryan worked as a 711 Intern at the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office representing the State in misdemeanor cases for trials and hearings. At the State’s Attorney’s Office, he first chaired three misdemeanor jury trials, and received guilty verdicts in each trial. Additionally, he represented the State in several bench trials and DUI Summary Suspension hearings.
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2015||10/05/2021|
|Associate Attorney||Mahoney, Silverman & Cross, LLC||2015 - Present|
|711 Intern||Will County State's Attorney's Office||2014 - 2015|
|Law Clerk||Rathbun, Cservenyak & Kozol, LLC||2013 - 2014|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Will County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Illinois State Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|American Bar Association||TIPS Labor and Employment Chair||2014 - 2016|
|Illinois State Bar Association Trust and Estates Newsletter||Present Gift or Future Interest?||2015|
|John Marshall Law School, Chicago||Juris Doctor||2015|
|Illinois Wesleyan University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2012|
|Summer Seminar and Criminal Law Committee Update||Statutory Update||2016|
Posted by Steve
July 24, 2017