Spotlight On Southwestern Illinois Women In Law

Lorraine Cavataio, Shareholder, Sandberg Phoenix & Von Gontard, P.C., O’Fallon

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois: Women in Law   Lorraine Cavataio, Shareholder, Sandberg Phoenix & Von Gontard, P.C., O’Fallon   By MELISSA CROCKETT MESKE    With an impressive portfolio of published works, and an expansive list of speaking engagements, Lorraine Cavataio has accumulated almost two decades practicing law. She joined the firm Sandberg Phoenix & Von Gontard,…

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Melissa Crowe Schopfer, Attorney-at-Law and Shareholder, Simmons Hanly Conroy, Alton

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois: Women in Law   Melissa Crowe Schopfer, Attorney-at-Law and Shareholder, Simmons Hanly Conroy, Alton   By MELISSA CROCKETT MESKE    Before her junior year at Western Illinois University, Melissa Schopfer had never really considered a legal career. It was during her summer internship at a nearby bank that her supervisor there first…

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Laura Schrick, Shareholder/Attorney-at-Law, Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd., Belleville

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois: Women in Law   Laura Schrick, Shareholder/Attorney-at-Law, Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd., Belleville   By MELISSA CROCKETT MESKE    Laura Schrick likes to keep things practical.    “That’s my approach in working with my clients. Helping them make informed decisions and seeing their satisfaction at the end of the day is what motivates…

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Linda M. Italiano, Attorney-at-Law, Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., Belleville

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois: Women in Law   Linda M. Italiano, Attorney-at-Law, Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., Belleville   By MELISSA CROCKETT MESKE    “The people you meet and assist over the years, your fellow attorneys and support staff … those relationships are priceless,” says Linda Italiano, attorney-at-law at Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. “Building and…

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Sara A. Ingram, Partner, Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C., Edwardsville

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois: Women in Law   Sara A. Ingram, Partner, Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C., Edwardsville   By MELISSA CROCKETT MESKE    Before entering college, Sara Ingram wanted to be a doctor. She had worked at the local hospital throughout high school and college. Her hospital work exposed her to several different departments…

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M. Elizabeth Dyer Kellett, Attorney-at-Law, HeplerBroom LLC, Edwardsville

Spotlight on Southwestern Illinois: Women in Law   M. Elizabeth Dyer Kellett, Attorney-at-Law, HeplerBroom LLC, Edwardsville   By MELISSA CROCKETT MESKE    A new chapter is about to begin for Beth Kellett, an attorney at HeplerBroom LLC of Edwardsville, as she and her husband anticipate the arrival of their first child at the end of December.…

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