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Brandon Cotter, Esq.

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Brandon Cotter, Esq.


I went to Illinois Wesleyan University and majored in Political Science.  I then graduated from Syracuse University College of Law.  As a law student at Syracuse University, I was chosen for the elite traveling trial team and won several awards for trial advocacy.  I was awarded the American College of Trial Lawyers Medal for Excellency In Advocacy, the Travis H. D. Lewin Award, given by New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers for excellence in litigation skills,  and was awarded the Excellence in Advocacy Award by the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Bar Admissions:

  • New York – 2011
  • US District Court, Northern District of New York – 2011
  • Illinois – 20112
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers 2010 – present


Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois

  • B.A. – 2007
  • Major: Political Science

Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, New York

  • J.D. – 2010
  • Honors: Moot Court Honor Society, Order of Barristers