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Jackie is an experienced mesothelioma attorney, who can handle all phases of your case.

Jackie began her career in 2004 as an intern at an asbestos litigation firm in Illinois. Upon graduation, she worked at that firm until joining MRHFM in 2009. She spent the first part of her career helping build cases against asbestos defendants and assisting in trials. She has since expanded her practice to focus on all aspects of the litigation from intake to trial. She focuses her practice exclusively on victims of mesothelioma, and is committed to seeing that asbestos victims and their families receive compensation for the wrongs they have suffered.

Jackie lives in St. Louis with her husband, and their daughter Olivia.

Recognition & Awards

Jackie has received numerous awards for her work in the legal community, as well as for her service to her local community.

Admissions

  • Mound City Bar Association (Member, 2004 – Present)
  • American Bar Association (Member, 2004 – Present)
  • National Bar Association (Member, 2005 – Present)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (Member, 2005 – Present)
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Bar Association (Member, 2005 – Present)

Associations

Jackie is very active in the legal community and community at large. Jackie serves on several committees and caucuses within the American Association for Justice, where she works with attorneys from around the country to protect people's access to the courtroom. On the local level, she is a member of the Board of Directors for the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition, where she serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors, and works with the agency to help find every child a place to call home.

American Association for Justice

Chair, Diversity Committee (2019 - Present)

Co-Chair, Voter Protection Action Committee (2017 - Present)

Board of Governors (2012 - 2019)

Minority Caucus

Executive Committee Member (2012- Present), Chair (2012-2013)

New Lawyers Division

Rep. to the AAJ Board of Governors (2012-2013), Chair (2011-2012)

Women’s Caucus

Chair of Women’s Leadership Summit (2014), Member

Committees: Convention Planning, Diversity, Judiciary, National Finance, Public Affairs, Trial Lawyers Care, VPAC Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

Member Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys

Member National Bar Association

Member Mound City Bar Association

Member Illinois, Missouri and California State Bar Associations

Member Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Member Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition

Executive Committee, Board of Directors, Past President of the Junior Board of Directors (2008 - Present)

Publications & More

Jackie is a frequent speaker and presenter at various continuing legal education programs around the country. The following include some of her presentations:

  • Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail, Know What You Need from Your Witnesses (2018)
  • The Purveyors of Doubt Science (2016)
  • Navigating a Multigenerational Workforce (2016)
  • End Distracted Driving (2016)
  • Mediation Techniques - There's More than One Way to Win (2015)
  • Asbestos in Minority Lungs - Litigating on Behalf of the Minority Plaintiff (2010)
  • Voir Dire Techniques (2010)
  • Looking Ahead to Jury Selection (2010)

We are proud to be the largest law firm exclusively devoted to mesothelioma victims and their families.

  • There is NO CHARGE to speak with an attorney at our firm and we only get paid if we recover for you.

  • WE WILL COME TO YOU and meet with you at your home or other place that is convenient to you.

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