Sivia Law, based in Edwardsville, has announced Meagan M. Agne and Amy L. Bailey as new additions to its staff. Both are natives of the greater Metro East area.
Agne graduated from Northern Illinois University College of Law and received her bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University in English and a minor in Political Science.
Agne (left) resides in Collinsville. She serves as a board member on Refuge, a domestic violence agency.
During law school, she interned with the Gundy County State’s Attorney’s Office. Thereafter, she worked as a litigation attorney with the Law Office of Jamie Mitchell, LLC, and Cordell & Cordell, P.C, expanding into all stages of family law. Additionally, she invested heavily in her education in the area of estate planning.
Bailey (right) is currently licensed in the state of Missouri and graduated from Saint Louis University School of Law with an intellectual property concentration. While attending Saint Louis University School of Law, Bailey participated in the Student Intellectual Property Association as well as the Women’s Law Association. She resides in Glen Carbon.
Bailey earned her Bachelor of Arts in Biology and a minor in business from the University of Missouri – Columbia. Bailey participated in her law school’s Entrepreneurship and Community Development Legal Clinic and interned in the St. Louis University’s Office of Sponsored Programs, where she drafted various agreements, facilitated internal approvals for contracts from various university departments, and reviewed government contracts for compliance with university policies and procedures. After law school, Bailey handled numerous cases in civil court as an associate attorney with Ott Law Firm.
Todd Sivia, CEO of Sivia Law, said his firm now has six experienced lawyers, the others being Leonard Berg, Jack H. Humes Jr., Paul Marks and Shannon McDonnell.