Miranda L. Soucie
Miranda L. Soucie devotes her practice to fiercely advocating on behalf of her clients who have suffered serious personal injuries. Her cases range from automobile crashes, defective drugs and devices, trucking crashes, birth injuries, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and neglect, and workplace injuries. She is licensed to practice in both Illinois and Florida.
Miranda is a passionate and well-rounded litigator who truly cares about each of her clients. Having been through the process of a personal family tragedy herself, she is uniquely in touch with what it is like to be in the client’s shoes. She recognizes that the law is an imperfect remedy for personal tragedies and attempts to account for the very real personal aspects of her client’s experience while providing fierce legal advocacy.
Miranda’s tireless efforts have led to an ever-growing list of substantial victories within the courtroom and millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements. Miranda’s efforts on behalf of her clients have also been recognized by her peers throughout Illinois. In 2019, she was recognized as the Illinois State Bar Association’s Young Lawyer of the Year. She was recognized in 2015 by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and the Central Illinois Business Magazines’ forty under 40 lists, for her professional achievements, leadership, innovation, experience and community involvement.
Miranda is an active member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) where she serves on the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus Executive Committee as a Board of Governor’s Representative, and as a member of the Membership Oversight Committee and Voter Protection Action Committee (VPAC). Miranda currently serves on the executive board of the East Central Illinois Women Attorneys Association (ECIWAA), where she is the Past President. She also serves the Champaign County Bar Association (CCBA) on its Board of Directors and organizes the annual battle of the bars softball tournament. In addition to her service with AAJ, ECIWAA and CCBA, Miranda is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association’s (ITLA).
Driven by a ceaseless desire for intellectual and creative growth, Miranda has been published by the AAJ Trial Magazine, ITLA Trial Journal, and various other publications. She also regularly speaks throughout the country on behalf of AAJ and ITLA. She is regularly asked to speak on using technology to enhance the practice of law.
Miranda is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law. During law school, Miranda received accolades for her performance in the area of Advanced Legal Research, receiving the highest grade in her class for her legal research project. She was one of ten members chosen to the Law School’s traveling trial team. She was a recipient of the Pro Bono Notation for volunteering numerous hours of legal services to those in need, including service to Champaign County Court Appointed Special Advocates and Louisiana’s Resurrection After Exoneration. She earned her B.A. with High Honors from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.
Miranda is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law. During law school, Miranda received accolades for her performance in the area of Advanced Miranda volunteers internationally with Meet Malawi, traveling to Malawi, Africa to volunteer her time helping local women engage their community and improve living conditions through water and educational programming. She volunteers with the Copper Creek Presbyterian Church on the human resources committee. She is also actively involved with the Eastern Illinois Food Bank where she helps with food repacks and is a leader in its fundraising effort including a capital campaign in 2021, and as the 2018 Prom Court Queen for raising over $11,500.00 to help combat food insecurities in Central Illinois.
When she gets a break from her tireless efforts on behalf of her clients and volunteer work, Miranda enjoys gardening, cooking, working out, traveling with her husband, Chris, and hanging out with their two dogs, Hops and Rye, and cat, Peggy Sue.