L. Michael Flanagan
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L. Michael Flanagan

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Practice Areas:

  • Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Bike and Pedestrian Accidents
  • Uber or Lyft Accidents
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Civil Rights Disputes


Since beginning his practice, Mr. Flanagan has garnered millions of dollars for his clients and has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers 2020 - 2024, a distinction awarded to only 2.5% of lawyers under 40 or in practice for less than 10 years in the State of Illinois.


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • Honors: National Black Law Students Association
    • Honors: Sports and Entertainment Law Society
    • Honors: Loyola University Chicago School of Law's study abroad program
  • Howard University
    • Major: Print Journalism

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2017

Professional Associations

  • American Association for Justice
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Cook County Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • National Bar Association
  • Board of Directors of the Cook County Bar Association

Past Positions

  • Chicago Bar Association's Juvenile Mentoring Initiative Program, Mentor
  • Honorable Matthew Kennelly in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Clerk
  • Cook County Bureau of Finance, Clerk
  • James D. Montgomery & Associates
  • Corboy & Demetrio


  • Rising Star by Super Lawyers
  • Named as National Black Lawyer Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer for the State of Illinois

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Member, Apostolic Church of God
  • Member, Union Lodge 155 PHA, Free and Accepted Masons
  • Tutor, Minority Legal Education Resources (MLER)