Zedrick Braden III

Attorney Zedrick Braden is a third-generation lawyer and is Associate Counsel at Ainsworth & Associates PC, serving individual and commercial clients statewide in non-federal cases, and the Northern District of Illinois, 7th Circuit for all federal cases. He has more than 30 years of experience practicing law in Illinois and is an active member of the legal community, frequent lecturer, and author.

Experience & Practice

Mr. Braden is an experienced Illinois attorney, whose practice includes several areas, including criminal defense, personal injury, family law, contracts, entertainment law, and general litigation. He has had a diverse career in the law, including as a partner in private practice and as an advocate for children in the public sector. In his current practice as Associate Counsel at Ainsworth & Associates PC, he represents the interests of clients in cases ranging from divorce to motor vehicle accidents. In addition to work with the firm, Mr. Braden serves as an Administrative Law Judge with the Department of Administrative Hearings and Court Facilitator for the Circuit Court of Cook County/Domestic Relations Division.  He has extensive trial experience in a wide variety of practice areas, which he utilizes to help his clients navigate the court system and achieve exceptional results.

Education & Association

Mr. Braden earned his bachelor of arts in government in 1978 from Center College of Kentucky. He went on to obtain his juris doctor in 1982 from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University.  While in law school, he was honored as a moot court competition finalist and with the American Jurisprudence Award. He was admitted to practice law in Illinois in 1985 and joined his family’s firm as a partner the same year.

Mr. Braden is an active member of the legal community. He has been a member of many prestigious legal organizations, including the Chicago Bar Association, the Cook County Bar Association, the Black Women’s Law Association, and Kappa Alpha Psi.  He has been honored with several community service awards and continues to serve the community as a volunteer and mentor.

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Attorney Zedrick Braden has been serving clients in the Chicago area for more than 30 years. He has the necessary knowledge and skill to protect your rights and favorably resolve your case. Contact our Chicago, Illinois office today to schedule a consultation with experienced attorney Zedrick Braden.