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Todd A. Bresney - Bloomington, IL

237 East Front Street Bloomington, IL 61701

Updated: 03/24/2017

Bloomington Wrongful Death Lawyer


Todd was born and raised in small farming community located 10 miles outside of Normal, Illinois. After graduating Illinois State University in 1992, he put himself through Chicago-Kent Law School and graduated with notable honors. Namely, getting the highest grade in Trial Advocacy I and II, Dean’s List and being named co-captain of the nationally recognized law school Mock Trial Team. He worked at the Federal Trade Commission and the States Attorney for Cook County...

About Todd A. Bresney

Practice Areas

  • Wrongful Death
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Trucking Negligence
  • Construction Negligence


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Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2001
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 2000

Other Affiliations

  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2009 - Present (Board of Managers)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Sangamon County Bar Association
  • McLean County Bar Association
  • Attorney Advisory Committee member - Illinois State University

Classes and Seminars

  • 2014 Illinois Trial Lawyers Transportation Seminar: Agents, Partnerships & Joint Ventures
  • Closing Arguments from the Defense Perspective, ILTA, March 1, 2009
  • Prosecuting Underinsured and Uninsured Motorist Claims: Plaintiff's Perspective, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2008
  • Going to Trial: Closing Arguments, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2008
  • Useful Tips on Requesting, Reviewing and Using Medical Records, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2008
  • Litigating Neck and Back Injuries: Sct. R. 215 Examinations, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2007
  • Handling Uninsured and Underinsured Cases: "Handling a Vehicle Crash", Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2007
  • Taking Effective Depositions, Loramar Education for Continuing Studies in Law, 2006
  • Jury Success Strategies: Extreme Makeover for Opening Statements, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2006
  • Mock Trial Presentation, SIU Medical School, 2003

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, Public Justice, 2008 - Present


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, 1996
    Honors: Dean's List/Chicago-Kent Trial Advocacy Team
  • Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, 1992
    Honors: Dean's List
    Major: Marketing

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta

Office Information


237 East Front Street Bloomington, IL 61701



  • Named to the "Chicago Lawyer's 2008 40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch" list, September 1, 2008 - Present
  • Named a member of the Leading Lawyers in 2015 and 2016 for Illinois

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