Brandon M. Djonlich

Top rated Family Law attorney in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Brandon M. Djonlich

Practice Areas: Family Law, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 2015

Education: The John Marshall Law School

Selected to Rising Stars: 2022 - 2024
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3601 W Algonquin Rd
Suite 325
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 Visit website


Attorney Brandon M. Djonlich is an associate with SAM LAW OFFICE, LLC, in Rolling Meadow, Illinois. A top-ranked trial lawyer, Mr. Djonlich provides exceptional advocacy and support to clients throughout the surrounding Chicago metro area who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Family law and divorce
  • Child custody and support
  • Family law mediation
  • Property division
  • Personal injury
  • Nursing home abuse
  • Wrongful death
  • Automobile accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Medical malpractice

As an attorney, Mr. Djonlich has gained a reputation for his compassionate and caring nature as well as the highly personalized attention he provides to his clients. He has an intensive passion for the law and for ensuring his clients obtain the favorable outcomes they seek, and he has assisted numerous individuals and families through some of the most difficult and stressful times in their lives.

Along with his legal credentials, Mr. Djonlich is also a certified public accountant, and his vast knowledge of financial matters helps him better address his divorce clients' complex property division issues, as well as his plaintiff injury clients' compensation needs.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and client service, Mr. Djonlich has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers along with many testimonials and referrals from his highly satisfied clients.

Mr. Djonlich graduated with honors from Northern Illinois University College of Business in 2010 with a degree in accountancy. While there, he served as president and vice president of the Student Accountancy Society, and he won the Student Accountancy Society Outstanding Service Award. During this time, he also studied abroad at Oriel College at the University of Oxford.

Mr. Djonlich obtained his Juris Doctor from the John Marshall Law School (now known as the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law), where he was a member of the Moot Court Honors Council executive board and participant in the Gibbons National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition. He also placed as finalist in the Dean Herzog Moot Court Competition, and he received the CALI Award for highest grade in Torts, Civil Procedure II, Income Taxation and Professional Responsibility.

Practice areas

Family Law, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Estate & Trust Litigation, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Brain Injury, Child Support, Construction Accident, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Father's Rights, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Name Change, Paternity, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Prenuptial Agreements, Slip and Fall, Will Contests, Wrongful Death

  • 50% Family Law
  • 20% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10% Estate & Trust Litigation
  • 10% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2015, Illinois

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Illinois, 2015
  • From 2019 to Present - Northwest Suburban Bar Association Foundation Board
  • From 2015 to Present - Member: Illinois State Bar Association
  • From 2015 to Present - Member: Northwest Suburban Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • Northern Illinois University – DeKalb, IL - Bachelor of Science – Summa Cum Laude and University Honors – December 2010 - GPA: 4.0/4.0 Accountancy major and Political Science minor -- Dean’s List for the College of Business, Fall 2006 to Fall 2010 -- University of Oxford (United Kingdom) Study Abroad, Summer 2009 -- Mortar Board Senior Honor Society, Lambda Sigma Honor Society, and Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society, 2010
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) , 2015
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • That Mr. Djonlich volunteered as a Divorce Court Facilitator and the Pro Bono Desk, assisting those who do not have attorneys, at the Rolling Meadows Courthouse, 2018
  • That Mr. Djonlich volunteered as a Paternity Court Facilitator, assisting those who do not have attorneys, at the Rolling Meadows Courthouse, 2017
  • Member, Lawyers of Distinction, 2021
  • Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers, 2020
  • Member, Lawyers of Distinction, 2020
  • Member, Lawyers of Distinction, 2018
  • Member, Lawyers of Distinction, 2019
  • 10 Best 2018 Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2018
  • Rising Star, American Institute of Legal Advocates, 2018

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“This brillant attorney is a legal scholar with the gift of helping the everyday person understand the law and its meaning and effect. He is a hardworking person who finds a way to have balance in his life; at litigation he rises above those of equal years of experience because his ability for persuasivness has convinced even the most reticent among us. Brandon has an outstanding future in the law.”

“Brandon is an outstanding young lawyer; he has written a published article on legal ethics; he is a stellar litigator and is able to persuade; he is hardworking but seems to keep it all balanced and enjoys other facets and areas of his life. He is a rising star!”

Office location for Brandon M. Djonlich

3601 W Algonquin Rd
Suite 325
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

Phone: 847-220-5197


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022 - 2024

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