Catherine K. Cosimi-Nevicosi grew up in Royalton, Illinois and graduated Salutatorian of Zeigler-Royalton High School in 1997. After high school, Catherine attended Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2001, with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts in History, minoring in both Political Science and Philosophy. While at SIUC, Catherine received the honor of being selected to publish her work in the very first volume of Legacy, a journal of student research for SIUC College of Liberal Arts.
Catherine next attended Saint Louis University School of Law, where she received certificates of concentration in both Employment Law and Health Law. Catherine graduated from Saint Louis University School of Law with Adam B. Lawler in 2004.
Prior to joining Lawler Brown Law Firm, Catherine worked as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Franklin County for approximately six years and worked as an Assistant State’s Attorney in St. Clair County for approximately three and a half years, where she litigated numerous jury trials. Catherine spent time prior to that as an Associate in the practice areas of Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury. Catherine’s practice areas at Lawler Brown focus in Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation, Traffic/DUI Law, Probate/Trust/Estate Administration & General Litigation.
· Illinois, 2005
· U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
· B.A. (History), Summa Cum Laude, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, 2001
· J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, 2004
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
· Illinois State Bar Association
· Williamson County Bar Association
· Franklin County Bar Association
· Illinois Trial Lawyers’ Association
Carbondale, Illinois, United States of America
Catherine Cosimi, “The Impact of Illinois and Its Women on the Women’s Suffrage Movement in the United States,” Legacy: A Journal of Student Scholarship, A Publication of the Sigma Kappa Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta & Southern Illinois University Carbondale History Department 1 (2001): 25-36.