Sean Connolly is an experienced and effective trial lawyer, providing quality representation in the areas of criminal law, overweight truck defense, and civil litigation. In 2009, Mr. Connolly assumed responsibility of his father’s firm, Stephen J. Connolly, P.C., continuing a practice marked by excellence and superb representation.
Before going into private practice, Mr. Connolly worked for five years as an Assistant State’s Attorney for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, serving as a prosecutor and civil litigator. As a prosecutor, Sean prosecuted serious traffic matters such as DUI and driving on a revoked or suspended license, and felony narcotic cases. When Sean was assigned to the Civil Actions Bureau of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, he represented Cook County in federal and state court, administrative agencies, and the Illinois Labor Relations Board. In 2007, Sean joined the law firm Epstein Becker & Green and worked as a commercial litigator. In 2008, Sean returned to the public sector accepting a position as a Deputy General Counsel for Administration and Support Services for the Illinois Department of Central Management Services.