Brandon Carson HallShareholder
Brandon Carson Hall is a nationally recognized trial attorney. He is a shareholder at HART DAVID CARSON, LLP and handles civil cases across a wide array of practice areas. He has settled or tried hundreds of cases resulting in tens of millions of dollars for his clients. Brandon has successfully handled wrongful death, products liability, premises complex civil litigation, construction accident, commercial trucking accident, automobile accident and worker’s compensation cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States. In the past year, some of Brandon’s notable work included a $1,250,000.00 recovery in a products liability matter and an $800,000.00 settlement for negligent spoliation of evidence against one of the largest automobile insurance companies in the world. The settlement was reached just prior to opening statements at trial. In the past year he also secured a $750,000.00 settlement for a client injured in an automobile accident, $675,000.00 for a client rear-ended in his personal vehicle, $721,000.00 for a construction worker injured at work, $375,000.00 for a client injured when she was shot in the chest at her ex-husband’s home, $425,000.00 for a passenger in a vehicle who collided with a train, and a $450,000.00 settlement for a client injured outside of his truck on the highway. What makes each of the above victories so important is that the insurance companies denied every single case with a zero offer before lawsuits being filed.
As a result of his legal excellence in the field of personal injury law, Brandon was recently featured in USA Today and the New York Times. In 2019 and 2021, he was named one of the Top 100 Power Lawyers in the country.
Brandon was named an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star for the seven consecutive years from 2014 -2020. He was named an Super Lawyer in 2021 and 2022 by Chicago Magazine and Illinois Super Lawyers' Magazine. The Rising Star designation is given to only 2.5% of attorneys under 40 or less than 10 years of practice experience in Illinois. The Super Lawyers designation is only given to 5% of the entire attorney population in Illinois.
Brandon has been named a “Top 40 Under 40” attorney by The National Trial Lawyers for seven consecutive years beginning in 2016. He has also been named an “Emerging Lawyer” by Leading Lawyers for every year since 2015. He also has a perfect “10” rating from the online attorney rating system “AVVO”.
Brandon is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers' Association (AILA). He is licensed to practice immigration law in all 50 states. In his role as an immigration attorney, Mr. Hall assists foreign nationals seeking to procure immigrant and non-immigrant visas. Of particular interest and focus to Mr. Hall's immigration practice are: B-1 visas for athletes; J visas for Au pair; O visas for persons with extraordinary ability; H1B1 for professionals from Chile; L visas for intracompany transferees; J or H1B visas for physicians and others with specialty occupations in fields requiring highly specialized knowledge; H2A and H2B visas for seasonal and agricultural workers; F visas for students; and E visas for investors. Brandon also assists clients seeking immigrant visas such as spouses of U.S. citizens CR1, fiance visas K-1, and other employment based visas.
Brandon attended The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina on an academic scholarship. He graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and also served as the second battalion operations officer his senior year. Brandon then attended Valparaiso University School of Law, where he graduated with his Juris Doctor degree in just two and a half years by participating in the accelerated J.D. program. While at Valparaiso, Brandon earned both course and semester honors. He was a semi-finalist in the Luther M. Swygert Moot Court Competition and selected chair of the Luther M. Swygert Moot Court Competition the following year. He was also a member of the International Moot Court travelling team and a two-time regional finalist in the ABA Client Counseling Competition.
Brandon is fully fluent in Spanish and has a working knowledge of Italian. He has studied at La Universidad de Salamanca, in Salamanca, Spain, La Academia Latinoamericana de Espanol in Quito, Ecuador, La Universidad de Los Andes in Santiago, Chile and La Universidad Catolica de Argentina in Buenos, Aires Argentina.
When not physically at the office, Brandon and his wife can be found cycling in the mountains, playing tennis, caring for their dogs, and traveling the world engaging in unforgettable adventures.
J.D., Valparaiso University
- Accelerated Program
- Moot Court Honor Society
- Chair: Luther M. Swygert Moot Court Competition
- Semi-Finalist: Luther M. Swygert Moot Court Competition
- International Moot Court Society (National Team Member)
- Finalist: ABA Client Counseling Competition- University of Notre Dame 2008
- Finalist: ABA Client Counseling Competition-Marquette University 2009
- Course and Semester Academic Honors
B.A., The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina
- Cum Laude
- Dean’s List (All Semesters)
- Citadel Gold Stars (GPA 3.7+)
- Citadel Academic Scholarship
- 2nd Battalion Operations Officer
- The Citadel Spanish Award
United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Illinois Trial Lawyers’ Association (ITLA)
American Association of Justice (AAJ)