Brent D. Holmes
A principal in the firm, Brent is an experienced and successful trial attorney. He has obtained substantial jury verdicts for his clients in both state and federal court. They include a $1,269,815 verdict in Coles county and the largest wrongful death verdict in the history of Effingham County, being in excess of $3 million.
He has appeared in circuit court in 42 counties throughout Illinois. He also has tried cases to verdict in the U.S. District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of Illinois. He also has prosecuted appeals to the Illinois Apellate Court, the Illinois Supreme Court as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago.
Brent handles a wide range of civil cases, including personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, trucking and motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice, will contests, estate litigation, contracts, commercial cases, consumer fraud, real estate litigation and a host of others. He also handles worker's compensation cases and has an active docket of family law cases, including dissolution, custody, child support and paternity.
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