JD Brandmeyer

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J.D. Brandmeyer graduated cum laude from Eastern Illinois University in 2011 where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science. At Eastern Illinois, Mr. Brandmeyer served as Vice-President of Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity and, during his senior year, was appointed Chief Justice of the Student Supreme Court. While at EIU, Mr. Brandmeyer was also a member of Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honors Fraternity, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Phi Alpha Eta Honorary Fraternity, and was a finalist at the 2010 Collegiate Moot Court Regionals Competition in Little Rock, Arkansas.

BG&L-17Three years later, Mr. Brandmeyer graduated with his juris doctor (J.D.) from Saint Louis University School of Law, where he was a two-time recipient of the Excellence Award — given to the student attaining the highest grade in a class. Mr. Brandmeyer is licensed to practice law in Illinois state courts (2014) and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois (2014).


During law school, Mr. Brandmeyer worked as a legal clerk at Brandmeyer Law Office, P.C.  Upon graduating law school, Mr. Brandmeyer interned at Bruckert, Gruenke & Long, P.C., where, after passing the Illinois Bar, he joined as an Associate Attorney.

Mr. Brandmeyer is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Clinton County Bar Association, and the Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association.