ATTORNEY JOSH D. FARRELL
Joshua D. Farrell joined the law firm of Grauer & Kriegel, LLC in 2021. Mr. Farrell grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where he lived until he went to law school at Northern Illinois University College of Law. Mr. Farrell earned his Bachelor’s degree from Cleveland State University (CSU) where he majored in Political Science.During law school, he was the President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society. Josh also held a board position for both Moot Court Society as an Associate Justice and Trial Advocacy Society as a Master of the Bench.
Also, in law school, Mr. Farrell was a finalist in the 2L Mock Trial Competition and Champion of the Lenny B. Mandell Moot Court Competition where his team also won best written brief.
While working towards his law degree, Josh gained valuable perspective and experience in the area of criminal law, during his time as a licensed 711 legal intern with the Kane County State Attorney’s Office. There, Mr. Farrell honed his litigation skills by prosecuting traffic and criminal misdemeanor cases, as well as DUI hearings and motion arguments. Prior to joining Grauer & Kriegel, Mr. Farrell also gained valuable plaintiff-based experience as a law clerk at Meyers & Flowers, trial attorneys in St. Charles, Illinois. In May 2021, Mr. Farrell earned his Juris Doctor and graduated cum laude from the Northern Illinois University College of Law.
Josh is a first-generation college graduate. Despite the tragic loss of both of his parents when he was 18 years old, he has persevered and truly embodies the idea that you can create a purposeful and meaningful life no matter the circumstances. Outside of school and work, Josh enjoys playing basketball, watching sports, movies, attending concerts, traveling, and spending quality time with his family.
Areas of Practice:
- UBE States (Pending July, 2021 Bar Exam Results)
- Northern Illinois University College of Law, DeKalb, Illinois
- Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio
- Bachelor of Arts (Cum Laude)
- Major: Political Science
- Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Kane County Bar Association