Brian Wendler is an alumnus from Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale, IL. He graduated in May, 1987 on the Dean’s list and as a Graduate Research Assistant. Wendler received his B.A. from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville with a major in Government and a minor in History. He has been the President of Wendler & Zinzilieta, P.C. since April of 2006. Before that he was a Partner of Wendler & Ezra, P.C. from June 1999 to April 2006. From January 1990 to June 1999 he served as an Associate and Partner at Carlson, Wendler & Associates, P.C. In Edwardsville IL. Wendler is currently licensed to practice in both the State and Federal Courts of Illinois and Missouri. During his time as an attorney he has won multiple $1 million plus verdicts and settlements. For 22 years he has had an AV Preeminent Martindale Hubble rating. Wendler has achieved a suburb 10 rating on Avvo and has received multiple client’s choice awards. Finally, he received the Michael J. Harte amicus volunteer award ITLA. Before becoming an attorney, Wendler was an Associate Attorney and Law Clerk at Bernard & Davidson and Johannes & Marron, P.C.