Address: 331 Salem Place, Suite 260, fairview-heights, IL, 62208
Law Firm: Jerome, Salmi & Kopis, LLC
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|Areas of Practice||Automobile Accidents, Animal Attacks, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Automobile Negligence, Bicycle Accidents, Bodily Injury, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Catastrophic Injury, Commercial Vehicle Liability, Contracts, Defense Litigation, Dog Bites, Head Injury, Insurance Defense, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, Negligence, Pedestrian Injuries, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Products Liability, School Bus Accidents, Severe Burns, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Third Party Wrongful Death, Torts, Trial Practice, Whiplash, Wrongful Death|
|Description||Jeff has handled personal injury cases throughout Illinois and Missouri over the past 26 years in both State and Federal Courts. His experience in handling personal injury claims extends to many areas, including handling injuries from auto accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents as well as slip and falls. Jeff has also handled injuries arising from construction accidents, dangerous products, dog bites, nursing homes, and medical malpractice. Jeff has also handled wrongful death claims. Jeff grew up in Belleville, Illinois attending Belleville East High School and continuing his education at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Public Administration. After graduating from college, Jeff worked for the Village of Swansea as the Community Development Coordinator. His duties included issuing business licenses, construction permits, zoning permits, acting as a liaison to the Zoning Board, Planning Commission and the Chamber of Commerce. After three years, Jeff’s interest turned towards law school at which time he applied and was accepted by St. Louis University School of Law. After graduation, Jeff focused on defending personal injury cases primarily for insureds of various insurance companies including State Farm, Hartford, Scottsdale, Metlife, American Family, and Country-Wide. Jeff also defended cases on behalf of corporations such as Lowe’s, Dollar General and US Bank. Jeff further defended cases filed against local municipalities including Fairview Heights, Pontoon Beach, Litchfield and Mt. Vernon. In 2007, Jeff joined his father’s firm representing injured individuals and took over the firm in 2008. Jeff continues to use his knowledge and experience gained over the years representing insurance companies as well as public and private corporations to fight for injured individuals. In 2013, Jeff was voted by other attorneys as having the highest level of Professional Excellence as reflected in his AV Preeminent Rating with Martindale Hubbell. Jeff is currently a member of the Illinois Bar Association, St. Clair County Bar Association, Madison County Bar Association and the Missouri Bar Association. Jeff is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Missouri State and Federal Courts.|
YOUR RECOVERY STARTS HERE. An injury can stop you in your tracks. Let us help you find your path forward today. We practice across Southern, Western & Central Illinois to help the victims of Auto Accidents, Work Injuries, SSDI & much more.If you are looking for a high-quality and compassionate legal team to assist with your case, look no further than Jerome Salmi Kopis, LLC. Our attorneys are each focused on specific practice a…
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