About Paul Burnson
Paul Burnson is a defense attorney with Chicago Trusted Attorneys. Paul attended Illinois State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a focus on Constitutional Law. Immediately after graduating from Illinois State, Paul began law school at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois.
At John Marshall, Paul was a member of the International Human Rights Clinic, where he and his fellow students counseled numerous clients through the asylum process. In addition, Paul was a member of the Restorative Justice program, where he spent a semester counseling and teaching Restorative Justice practices to teachers and students at Hamline Elementary School. Paul also worked as a law clerk for David M. Smith Attorney at Law, P.C. throughout law school and gained valuable insight and skills that prepared him for practice.
After graduating from John Marshall, Paul was hired as an Associate Attorney with Chicago Trusted Attorneys, where he specializes in traffic violation, aggravated speeding citation, suspended and revoked drivers license, DUI, misdemeanor, and felony matters.
Paul has successfully represented clients with a litany of charges, spanning from simple traffic tickets to Class X Felony drug cases resulting in complete dismissal of charges. Clients with specialty licenses such as a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) trust Paul to protect their driving record so they can continue to financially provide for their families. Paul vigorously defends his clients and leaves no stone unturned. He has won numerous cases in which his client’s livelihood was on the line and a positive result seemed impossible.