Fred W. Ellison Jr. is an Associate Attorney at Brian J. McManus & Associates, Ltd. Mr. Ellison concentrates the majority of his practice on workers compensation and personal injury cases.
Mr. Ellison graduated from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville in 2014 with a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Political Science and a minor in Criminal Justice. He then earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the UIC John Marshall Law School in 2020, graduating in the top 30% of his class.
While attending UIC John Marshall, Mr. Ellison participated in John Marshall’s Trial Advocacy program, Moot Court Honors program and the UIC Review for Intellectual Property Law. Upon graduation, Mr. Ellison was recognized for his skill in oral and written advocacy as one of the students nominated to the Order of Barristers at UIC John Marshall. Mr. Ellison was admitted to the practice of law in the State of Illinois in 2021.
Before joining Brian J. McManus & Associates, Ltd., Mr. Ellison was a Judicial Intern with the 19th Judicial Circuit in Waukegan, Illinois and a Law Clerk for the Special Litigation Bureau at the Illinois Attorney General.
Mr. Ellison is a committed advocate passionate about obtaining the best results on behalf of his clients. He was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs. Mr. Ellison enjoys spending his free time with his lovely wife of 5 years, Amanda.