Licences and Certifications:
  • Admitted to the Illinois State Bar, 2010
  • Admitted to the General Bar for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2011.
Attorney Andrew Sidea has worked with many attorneys to develop his perspective on the practice of law. As a law student, he worked as a Judicial Extern for Justice Anne Burke's Chambers with the Supreme Court of Illinois. As a law clerk at private firms, he researched and drafted legal documents for cases involving contract based litigation, complex probate litigation involving contested guardianship and complex probate litigation involving closely held businesses.
Attorney Andrew Sidea earned his Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law, cum laude, in 2010. While at DePaul University College of Law, Andrew Sidea earned the following:
  •  a Certificate in International and Comparative law
  •  CALI (award for the highest grade in the class) for:
    • Constitutional Process I,
    • Constitutional Process II,
    • Comparative Law, and
    • Remedies.
Attorney Andrew Sidea earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in Philosophy, summa cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago in 2007. While at Loyola University Chicago, Andrew Sidea satisfied the requirements for the Undergraduate Honors Program and English Department Honors Program. He also earned the following awards and honors:
  • Dean Charles W. Hart award for Excellence in English,
  • member of Phi Beta Kappa, and
  • member of Alpha Sigma Nu
Attorney Andrew Sidea speaks fluent Romanian, and some Spanish and Japanese.