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Brian Shactman
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse
  • Illinois
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Brian is a trial lawyer who began his career at Leopold & Associates after graduating Magna Cum Laude and Order of the Coif from DePaul University College of Law. While in law school, Brian clerked for the office of the Cook County State's Attorney Consumer Fraud Unit assisting with the successful prosecution of numerous fraudulent business practices that preyed on Illinois consumers. He demonstrated his passion for litigation as a member of DePaul's Phi Alpha Delta Mock Trial Team and was the recipient of the CALI Award for Excellence in Advanced Trial Advocacy and Pre-Trial Strategy: Civil Litigation.

Prior to law school, Brian was a Project Manager at a political consulting firm in Washington D.C. and also ran and worked on various national, state and local political campaigns.

Originally from Boston, Brian and his wife live in Chicago where he enjoys cheering for his hometown sports teams (especially the Red Sox), traveling near and far, and spoiling their two cats.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Nursing Home Abuse
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
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  • English
Professional Experience
Leopold & Associates, L.L.C.
- Current
Law Clerk
Cook County State's Attorney: Consumer Fraud Unit
Project Manager
DDC Adovocacy
DePaul College of Law
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University of Wisconsin - Madison
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CALI Award for Excellence: Civil Litigation Strategy
CALI Award for Excellence: Advanced Trial Advocacy
Professional Associations
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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Chicago Bar Association
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Websites & Blogs
Leopold & Associates, L.L.C. Website
Chicago Injury Lawyers Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
Leopold & Associates, L.L.C.
225 W Washington St
Chicago, IL 60606
Telephone: (312) 781-6212
Fax: (312) 781-6213