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Phillip Brigham

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Chicago, IL

Law Office of Phillip Brigham, LLC
53 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 1560
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-967-4058
Fax: 312-360-1723
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019
Licensed in Illinois Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Civil Rights, Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Phillip Brigham is the founder and owner of the Law Office of Phillip Brigham, LLC, in Chicago, Illinois. A top-rated and highly versatile attorney with more than 11 years of total legal experience, Mr. Brigham provides exceptional representation and support to a diverse range of clients throughout Chicago and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Criminal defense and juvenile delinquency

· Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) cases

· Family law and divorce

· International child abduction

A 1997 graduate of Antioch College with degrees in philosophy and anthropology, Mr. Brigham earned his Master of Arts in social sciences from the University of Chicago in 2001. He then received his paralegal degree with honors from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, and after working four years as a paralegal with a prominent Chicago law firm, he returned to Loyola, where he obtained his Juris Doctor magna cum laude in 2009 with certificates in international law and trial advocacy.

While in law school, Mr. Brigham was a member of Alpha Sigma Nu and the National Jesuit Honor Society, and he also volunteered with the Cook County Public Defender's Office for 18 months. He received his Master of Laws in child and family law in 2010.

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Brigham has maintained an abiding interest in helping people with the serious and pressing legal issues that affect their liberties, their families and their future, and he gained a reputation as a fierce and tireless advocate for those he serves.

Having seen firsthand the unfortunate reality of people not being able to get the quality, effective legal counsel they need, Mr. Brigham has resolved to provide the highest level of counsel and support to those he serves, and he has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of his clients both inside and outside the courtroom to help them obtain the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Civil Rights
  • 30%Family Law
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination, Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights


4 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019

About Phillip Brigham

First Admitted: 2009, Illinois

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Educational Background

  • Antioch College, Bachelor of Arts Degrees, Philosophy and Anthropology
  • University of Chicago in Chicago, Master of Arts Degree, Social Sciences Department, Thesis Title: "Street Gangs in the World"
  • Loyola University in Chicago, Masters of Law Degree, Child and Family Law, 2010


  • Loyola University in Chicago, Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society, Member, 2009

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Loyola University in Chicago, Certificates in International Law and Trial Advocacy
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Office Location for Phillip Brigham

53 West Jackson Blvd.
Suite 1560
Chicago, IL 60604

Phone: 312-967-4058

Fax: 312-360-1723

Last Updated: 8/15/2022

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