Sean D. Brady joined Mahoney, Silverman, and Cross, LLC, in June of 2001. Sean’s practice focuses on estate planning, probate, business and corporate law, real estate, civil litigation, appellate practice and DUI and traffic matters. Born in Chicago Heights, Illinois, he received his bachelor’s degree in History from Eastern Illinois University in 1992. Sean attended law school at the University of Illinois College of Law where he graduated magna cum laude in 1997. He was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1997. He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois. Sean has an attorney rating of BV by Martindale-Hubbel.
Prior to joining the firm, Sean started his legal career at the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office, where he served as an assistant state’s attorney from 1997 to 2001. As an assistant state’s attorney, he conducted numerous jury trials while prosecuting felony drug cases, domestic violence cases and DUI cases.
Sean is a member of the Will County Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association. As a member of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Trusts and Estates Section Council and the Will County Bar Association’s Probate Committee, Sean has had the opportunity to speak at several continuing education seminars on estate planning and probate issues. He is a former member and a past chair of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Traffic Law & Courts Section Council. He has published several articles on DUI and traffic issues. He is currently a member of the Illinois State Bar Association’s Assembly and a board member and Immediate Past President of the Will County Bar Association.
Sean’s practice areas are wills, trusts, estate planning, probate, business, corporate, real estate, civil litigation, appellate practice, DUI and traffic.
Sean successfully argued before the Third District Appellate Court of Illinois in Joliet Medical Group, Inc. v. Ensminger, 337 Ill. App. 3d 1076, 787 N.E.2d 879 (2003), which resulted in a published opinion on the issue of whether a former employee had violated a covenant not to compete. Sean also successfully argued before the Third District Appellate Court in Paul Stachowicz v. Village of Frankfort, No. 3-04-0425 (2005) on an issue of statutory interpretation regarding whether or not a municipality was obligated to provide lifetime health insurance benefits to a police officer that received a line of duty disability pension.
Sean is currently a member of the Rotary Club of Tinley Park – Frankfort. He has previously served as club president and also as club treasurer.