Brave Law Center and our team of attorneys are equipped to handle your most difficult claims and cases. Whether looking for representation for your divorce or in need of a criminal defense lawyer, we’ve got you covered.
Jason B. Netzley delves into all variety of traffic and felony charges. Additionally, he handles family law, civil matters and other cases. Amanda Stanley works with her clients on cases involving real estate, estate planning, civil cases, family cases, and bankruptcy. Finally, Christopher Frericks lends his experience to family law and criminal law, with a focus on cases involving juvenile matters.
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Attorney & Mediator
Jason B. Netzley
Attorney & Mediator
Jason Netzley founded Brave Law Center, P.C., after years of practicing law in Central Illinois. At the beginning of his legal career, Jason worked as an assistant state’s attorney in McLean and Woodford counties. In Woodford County, he was the only assistant prosecutor and was responsible for all matters in his courtroom, from traffic tickets to felony cases. Jason also handled expungements and civil matters, including providing opinions to the Woodford County Board. He then moved into private practice at a Peoria-area law firm, where he gained experience in family law, criminal defense, and license reinstatements, among other legal areas. At the Brave Law Center, he is pleased to use his accumulated skills and experience, along with the professional connections he’s forged with local judges and attorneys, to provide his clients with the best possible legal outcomes whenever possible.
Jason received an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Illinois Springfield and a juris doctorate law degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Law. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Business from SIUC. At the Brave Law Center, Jason handles divorce and other family law matters, including adoption and name-change cases, as well as criminal cases, including DUI and other traffic tickets; drug cases and other criminal matters; license reinstatements; sealing and expungement cases; real estate matters; and wills, trusts, estates, and guardianships. Originally from Logan County, he now lives in Tazewell County. He’s an animal lover and an avid board gamer and pinball player.
Amanda K. Stanley
Amanda Stanley joined the Brave Law Center in 2015 after graduating from the Southern Illinois University School of Law, where she was a member of the Moot Court Board and a graduate assistant in the Paralegal Department. Prior to that, she worked as a paralegal for Barrett, Twomey, Broom, Hughes, & Hoke LLP in Carbondale, conducting legal research and preparing legal memorandums of law. She also worked as a law clerk at Hughes Law Firm in Carbondale, and she interned at the Johnson County and Williamson County state’s attorney’s offices. At BTBHH, she was a paralegal for attorneys that handled real estate, estate planning, civil cases, family cases, and bankruptcy.
While she was a law student, Amanda worked at the Civil Practice Clinic helping low-income citizens and the elderly with estate planning matters pro bono under the supervision of an attorney. Amanda received a bachelor’s of science degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a major in Paralegal Studies and a minor in Administration of Justice. She lives in Peoria.
Christopher J. Frericks
Christopher J. Frericks is an experienced attorney focusing on juvenile matters, family law, and criminal law. Prior to joining the Brave Law Center, Chris spent several years as a prosecutor for the Peoria County State’s Attorney’s Office where he learned the ins and outs of criminal prosecution and defense. He then worked almost a decade in private practice where he focused his practice on juvenile law, specifically as a parents’ attorney. Chris has an undergraduate degree in English from the Illinois State University and a Juris Doctorate from the Southern Illinois University School of Law. He prides himself on his open and honest communication with his clients, his availability and level of responsiveness, and his ability to maintain and convey realistic expectations.
When Chris is not zealously representing his clients, he enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife and children. He is also an avid gamer.