Brian Seckler

Brian Seckler

Attorney
Location:
Peoria, Illinois
Phone:
309-673-0069
Fax:
309-673-8791
Email:

Brian was born and raised in the Peoria area. He attended Peoria Notre Dame High School prior to graduating from Bradley University with a B.S. in History. After Bradley, Brian graduated from the College of Law at Northern Illinois University, where he served as a research assistant to Professor Guadalupe Luna and then to Dean Jennifer Rosato.

While at Northern, Brian was the first student to complete an advanced domestic violence clinic at the Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic in Rockford, Illinois. Brian received the Outstanding Clinical Student Award when he graduated from law school for his work with victims of domestic violence, including representing victims in court.

Brian joined Parker & Parker as an intern in the summer of 2012 and became a junior partner in 2017. He has presented to the Peoria County Bar Association on topics related to the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act on multiple occasions. Brian is a zealous advocate for his clients and works with clients to tailor a strategy to achieve successful resolution of the unique issues in each case. Brian primarily focuses on complex family law litigation, including high net worth divorces, custody, financial and property matters, and represents the interests of children as a Guardian ad Litem. 

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Adoption
  • Personal Injury
  • Nursing Home Negligence

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2013

Education

  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, DeKalb, Illinois
    • Honors: Outstanding Clinical Student Award
  • Peoria Notre Dame High School
  • Bradley University
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Peoria County Bar Association, Member
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Zeke Giorgi Legal Clinic, Rockford
  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, Research Assistant to Professor Guadalupe Luna
  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, Research Assistant to Dean Jennifer Rosato

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Delta Theta Phi