Evan Bruno is a graduate of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where he was named first place individual champion of the Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition.
Evan began his legal career as an attorney in the research office of the Illinois Fourth District Appellate Court in Springfield. From there, he went on to clerk for Illinois Appellate Court Justice Robert J. Steigmann in Urbana. Evan joined Bruno Law Offices in 2015.
Attorney Bruno belongs to the Illinois State Bar Association, where he has served as the Chairman of the Human Rights Section Council, and as an appointed member of the Diversity Leadership Council, the Bench and Bar Section Council, and the ISBA’s governing body, the Assembly.
He has served as an adjunct law professor at the University of Illinois College of Law, where he focused on negotiations, and as a columnist for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, the premier legal publication relied on by lawyers and judges in Illinois.
In 2016, Evan was named President of the Champaign County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.
In May 2021, upon recommendation of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Illinois Supreme Court appointed Evan as a member of the Board of the State Appellate Defender Commission.