Brandon Wright

Attorney, Miller, Tracy, Braun, Funk & Miller, Ltd.

Presenter Biography

Brandon K. Wright graduated with a B.S. in Speech Communication from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (2001), and a master’s degree in educational administration from the Department of Educational Organization and Leadership at the University of Illinois (2004). He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law (2004).

Prior to becoming an attorney at the firm of Miller, Tracy, Braun, Funk & Miller, Ltd., Brandon worked as an administrative assistant and consultant at the Regional Office of Education for Alexander, Johnson, Massac, Pulaski and Union Counties. Brandon also served as a member of the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School Board of Education from 1999-2003, the youngest person to be elected to a school board in Illinois at that time. He has served as an Adjunct Faculty Member at Southern Illinois University’s Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses, and currently teaches school law courses as an adjunct at Eastern Illinois University.

Brandon currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Illinois Council of School Attorneys.

Brandon focuses his practice on school law, having developed a particular interest in the field of special education, due process, and co-operative school districts. He regularly speaks at roundtables, division meetings, Illinois Association of School Boards’ Workshops and Conferences, Illinois Principals’ Association Conferences, Illinois Alliance of Administrators of Special Education Conferences, and inservices.

Bar Admissions
Supreme Court of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Law, Juris Doctor (2004)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Master of Educational Administration (2004)
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication (2001)
Summa cum Laude

Professional Affiliations
Illinois Council of School Attorneys
Illinois State Bar Association
National School Board Association Council of School Attorneys

Additional Qualifications

Frequent speaker at local, state, and national conferences on issues of special education and school law.

ROE/ISC Contact

Lynette Baity
[email protected]
Clintn/Jeffrsn/Marin/Washngtn ROE 13

Services Provided



Miles Willing to Travel from ROE/ISC