Bryan M. Wellner concentrates his practice in traffic and criminal law, local government law, civil litigation, and employment law. He represents a variety of clients including municipalities as its corporate counsel and individuals accused of aggravated traffic crimes and driving under the influence (DUI). Bryan has represented clients in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, and Will Counties.
Bryan was raised in Minooka, Illinois and graduated from Minooka High School. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in English from Illinois Wesleyan University. While at Illinois Wesleyan, Bryan played on the baseball team. He was also an active member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and served as Executive Vice President of Events for the Interfraternal Council. Additionally, he was inducted into Gamma Sigma Alpha, an academic honor society, Order of Omega, a leadership honor society, and Pi Sigma Alpha, a political science honor society.
Bryan graduated from The John Marshall Law School. While at The John Marshall Law School, Bryan was on the Dean’s List and actively participated in the trial advocacy program. He also coached a team in John Marshall’s annual 1L Intrascholastic trial advocacy competition, and his team won 1st place out of more than 20 teams.
While in law school, Bryan worked as a 711 Intern at the Will County State’s Attorney’s office representing the State in misdemeanor cases where he successfully conducted numerous jury trials, bench trials, and DUI Summary Suspension hearings.
Bryan is a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association and Will County Bar Associations.
Bryan is currently a member of and serves on the a Board of Directors for the American Italian Cultural Society in Crest Hill, Illinois.