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—Brian P. Thielen

Phone : (309) 820-0040
Fax : (309) 820-0041

Brian Thielen is a principal with Thielen, Foley & Mirdo, LLC. He is a highly accomplished trial lawyer with 40 years experience, who concentrates his practice in personal injury, wrongful death, and trucking accidents, among other areas of litigation.

Mr. Thielen has been recognized as an AV-rated attorney and “Pre-Eminent Lawyer”, the highest rating assigned to individual attorneys by Martindale-Hubbell, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious attorney rating service. Its ratings are assigned according to peer review and attest to a lawyer’s legal ability and professional ethics. According to Martindale-Hubbell, an AV peer review rating is a certification that marks a significant accomplishment given by a lawyer’s peers rating him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.

Areas of Practice:
General Trial Practice
Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
Automobile Liability
Motorcycle Liability
Premises Liability
Commercial Litigation
Product Liability
Construction Litigation
Dram Shop
Professional Liability
Governmental Liability
Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Claims
Alternative Dispute Resolution

B.S., with Honors, Illinois State University, 1980
J.D., Southern Illinois University School of Law, 1983

Admitted to Practice:
Illinois State Courts
United States District Court, Central District of Illinois

McLean County Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association

“Know Your Duty: When Are You Liable for Damage/Injury”
The Water Log, Spring 2000
(National Marine Underwriters, Annapolis, MD)