Lance Brown

Sam C. Mitchell & Associates
115 E Main St
PO Box 280
West Frankfort, IL 62896-2405
(618) 932-2772


Lance is a trial lawyer who represents victims who have been injured by the wrongful and negligent conduct of companies and individuals throughout Southern Illinois. He has spent his legal career handling and resolving personal injury and wrongful death cases for numerous victims for over a decade with an impeccable case-winning record. Regardless, of the size of the case, Lance strives to ensure each victim is given the consideration and attention to produce the best result. His litigation experience includes jury trial, bench trials, mediations, and arbitrations.

Lance's commitment and perseverance to his injured clients have produced multi-million dollar settlements and judgments for his clients. He is dedicated to representing victims against insurance companies 100% of the time.


Lance graduated from Frankfort Community High School in 1995. Following his father, Bob Brown, Lance was a multi-sport athlete earning All-State Honors in basketball his senior year with a team school record of 29-3. Lance and his father, Bob Brown are the only athletes in FCHS history to throw over 1,000 yards as a quarterback in football and score over a 1,000 points in basketball throughout their high school career. Lance's athletic ability earned him a basketball scholarship for John A. Logan and Southern Illinois University where he played Division I basketball for legendary coach Rich Herrin and Bruce Weber.

He married his sweetheart of 18 years, Chelcee Ricci in 2004. They have been blessed with twins, Logan and Kennedi. Lance enjoys playing golf, basketball, working out in the gym, and spending time with his family.

Bar Admissions

State of Illinois      Education
J.D. Southern Illinois University 2003
Law Journal 2001-2003
MBA Southern Illinois University 2003
BS Finance/minor Accounting Southern Illinois University 1999
Cum Laude                       


Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Nominated - Board of Managers 2016-2017
Illinois State Bar Association
American Association of Justice