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Overview

Bobbi-Jo focuses on assisting clients and legal teams in the defense of asbestos and product liability claims as well as on premises liability and personal injury cases.

She facilitates all phases of the litigation process, with extensive involvement in both Illinois and Missouri. Bobbi-Jo also serves as the client liaison for national coordinating counsel to communicate developments that require working knowledge and analysis of products, premises, facts and issues. She collaborates with attorneys to assist clients across industries, particularly:

  • Manufacturing
  • Chemical
  • Biotechnology
  • Agriculture

Bobbi-Jo utilizes her nursing background by creating detailed medical chronologies and medical summaries, and locating key information and medical conditions that bolster cases. She also requests and maintains organized sets of medical records, billing records, pathology specimens and radiology exams to manage joint medical defense trusts. Bobbi-Jo formats, indexes and analyzes large volumes of records, discovery responses and deposition transcripts to assess damages, liability and causation. On behalf of clients, she prepares and files responsive pleadings, dispositive motions and discovery responses in federal and state courts. In addition, Bobbi-Jo has experience monitoring eFilings and was on the ground floor of creating the firm’s client portal system.


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Education

  • M.B.A., McKendree University
  • Associate's Degree, Southwestern Illinois College
    • Paralegal Studies
  • B.S., Saint Louis University
    • Nursing
Experience

Premises Liability/Personal Injury

  • Served on an asbestos litigation case in which plaintiff dismissed when change of jurisdiction request for our client was taken to the Missouri Supreme Court.
  • Served on legal team that persuaded court to set aside $5 million default judgment against national restaurant chain entered in a premises liability/personal injury case.
Outside the Office

Bobbi-Jo enjoys sports: her own and her son’s.

A former fast-pitch softball player, she has since taken up the sports of her son: soccer, lacrosse and basketball. Whatever the game, she likes time with family and friends.