L. Michael Flanagan
Attorney L. Michael Flanagan

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


L. Michael Flanagan is the principal of Flanagan Injury Law Group, LLC. He practices in all areas of personal injury law with an emphasis on Wrongful Death. Mr. Flanagan is a former associate at James D. Montgomery & Associates. Prior to joining the Montgomery team, he was an associate at Corboy & Demetrio, P.C. Since beginning his practice, Mr. Flanagan has garnered millions of dollars for his clients and was named a 2020 Rising Star by Super Lawyers, a distinction awarded to only 2.5% of lawyers under 40 or in practice for less than 10 years in the State of Illinois. He was recently named a 2021 Rising Star as well. 


  • 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)