NOVEMBER 8, 2021

 THE LAW OFFICE OF SEAN BROWN WELCOMES ATTORNEY ARIEL DAVIS


Ariel Davis focuses on the areas of Criminal Defense, Person Injury, and Family Law. She received her J.D. in 2021 from Mississippi College of School of Law and her B.A. from Jackson State University.

MAY 19, 2021

 THE LAW OFFICE OF SEAN BROWN WINS CERTIFICATE OF INNOCENCE FOR CLIENT


The client had been convicted of Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon (UUWF) and had been sentenced to 26 months in prison. Several years later, the Illinois Appellate Court reversed the conviction. Following the Illinois Appellate Court’s decision, the client hired the Law Office of Sean Brown, and we filed a Petition for a Certificate of Innocence. The trial court originally denied the petition, but after hearing strong arguments from attorney Sean Brown, the trial court reconsidered its decision and granted our client's petition, finding that we offered sufficient proof of our client's innocence.

MARCH 16, 2021

THE NATIONAL BLACK LAWYERS NAMES ATTORNEY SEAN BROWN AS ONE OF THE

TOP 100 BLACK LAWYERS IN AMERICA 

JANUARY 11, 2021

THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS SELECTS ATTORNEY SEAN BROWN AS TOP 10 BEST PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS FOR CLIENT SATISFACTION 

OCTOBER 28, 2020

BEST OF THE BEST ATTORNEYS SELECTS THE LAW OFFICE OF SEAN BROWN TO 

THE TOP 10 LIST OF PERSONAL INJURY LAW ATTORNEYS IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS

JUNE 19, 2020

ATTORNEY SEAN BROWN PERSUADES FEDERAL COURT TO GRANT COMPASSIONATE RELEASE


FBI agents arrested the defendant in connection with a Brinks Truck Robbery. The evidence was overwhelming, so the defendant client pleaded guilty to the federal offense charged against him. Facing a minimum of 111 months of incarceration, The Law Office of Sean Brown successfully urged the federal court to deviate below the minimum penalty, and the court sentenced the defendant to 87 months of incarceration. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Law Office of Sean Brown then filed a motion with the federal court for early release, and the federal court granted the motion and released the defendant from federal prison after serving only 24 months of an 87 month sentence. 

AUGUST 12, 2019

ATTORNEY SEAN BROWN SELECTED AS  TOP 100 CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS IN THE COUNTRY  BY THE ASSOCIATON OF AMERICAN TRIAL LAWYERS 

FEBRUARY 16, 2019

ATTORNEY SEAN BROWN RECEIVES TOP 10 UNDER 40 AWARD FROM THE 

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS 

JANUARY 14, 2019

ATTORNEY SEAN BROWN RECOGNIZED BY THE NATIONAL TRIAL LAWYERS

AS ONE OF THE TOP 40 UNDER 40 CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYERS

JULY 28, 2018

THE LAW OFFICE OF SEAN BROWN IS A PROUD SPONSOR OF GHANAFEST 2018

JULY 1, 2017

ATTORNEY SEAN BROWN PUBLISHES ARTICLE ENTITLED, "TERRY STOPS: CRACKING THE CODE OF REASONABLE SUSPICION"


Terry v. Ohio allows police to briefly detain someone if they have a reasonable suspicion he or she is engaged in criminal activity. But when is suspicion reasonable? This article looks at the cases and offers tips for filing and challenging Terry-based suppression motions.

MAY 10, 2017

ATTORNEY SEAN BROWN APPOINTED TO SERVE ON ILLINOIS BAR JOURNAL EDITORIAL BOARD

AUGUST 1, 2015

ILLINOIS BAR JOURNAL PUBLISHES ARTICLE BY ATTORNEY SEAN BROWN, "MISSING EVIDENCE IN DUI CASES: THE POST-KLADIS EVOLUTION"


This article addresses what happens when the police video of a DUI arrest is erased after it was requested and whether a court will prohibit testimony about what was on the video.

JANUARY 24, 2015

ATTORNEY SEAN BROWN AMONG ILLINOIS LEGAL WRITING CONTEST WINNERS