Biography 

Brandon McNeal was born in Pontiac, Michigan. While in law school, Brandon began his legal career as a law clerk for the Counsel and Advocacy Law Line (CALL) through Lakeshore Legal Aid. In that role, Brandon advised low-income and elderly clients regarding legal options in a wide variety of areas including public benefits, eviction, child support, divorce, bankruptcy, and wills.   

While in law school, Brandon also established a 501(3)(c) charity on behalf of several professional athletes in the NBA and NFL including Joe Dumars, Ben Wallace, Rasheed Wallace, Draymond Green, Andre Drummond, and Trey Burke to benefit mentorship and youth leadership programs.   

After graduating law school and passing the Michigan Bar Exam, Brandon served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the Litigation division at the City of Detroit Law Department. In that role, Brandon defended the City and its employees against various legal claims including negligence, premise liability, and civil rights violations. As a part of his responsibilities, he answered complaints, drafted/argued motions for summary disposition, and conducted depositions, settlement conferences, etc.   

 Brandon then went on to serve Wayne County as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the Arson Unit and the Special Prosecution Unit. In the Arson role, Brandon was responsible for the vertical prosecution of all arson cases in Wayne County where there was a multi-structure building, insurance fraud, death or serious injury. In the Special Prosecution role, Brandon worked on a number of high-profile and complex investigations including public officials and public figures. As a part of his responsibilities, he recommended and denied warrants, conducted preliminary examination, negotiated plea bargains, and conducted jury trials.   

 Prior to joining Khamo Law, Brandon worked at a Civil Rights and Personal Injury law firm where he was responsible for litigating civil cases including excessive force, false arrest, false imprisonment, illegal search and seizure, and personal injury resulting from automobile negligence. Notably, Brandon has already worked on civil cases that have resulted in six and seven figure settlements and verdicts. Brandon has also been responsible for successfully defending clients facing criminal prosecution in both misdemeanor and felony cases across the State of Michigan.

Professional Associations 

State Bar of Michigan 

Michigan Association for Justice, Member 

National Police Accountability Project, Member 

Black Family Development, Inc., Board Member 

Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan, Member 

Practice Areas 

Civil Rights 

False Arrest 

False Imprisonment 

Police Brutality/Excessive Force 

Wrongful Death Premises Liability 

Personal Injury 

Criminal Defense 

Licensed and admitted to Practice 

All Michigan State Courts 

Eastern District of Michigan 

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals 

Education 

Michigan State University College of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2016  

Moot Court & Trial Advocacy Board 

Trial Practice Institute Certification  

University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, B.A., 2012 

Major(s): Political Science and Sociology 

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