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Jackalyn Olinger Rochelle

Bailey & Glasser LLP - Missouri
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Jackalyn Olinger Rochelle
Bailey & Glasser LLP - Missouri
Webster Groves,
 MO

Jackalyn “Jackie” Rochelle has dedicated her career to the effective and conscientious representation of individuals and families affected by asbestos-related diseases. She has over 17 years of experience and leadership handling matters for people all over the country whose lives have been impacted by the carcinogen asbestos. She sees cases through from intake to trial and has secured millions of dollars in settlements and awards for her clients and their families.

Jackie continues her advocacy outside of the courtroom by volunteering with various organizations to help protect the civil justice system and the vulnerable in our communities. For example, Jackie serves on the Board of Governors and several leadership positions within the American Association for Justice (AAJ). She is also the President of the Board of Directors of the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition which works to find children in foster care in the St. Louis Region a permanent, forever and loving family. She is also a frequent presenter and faculty member around the country for attorneys’ continuing legal education classes.

Awards & Accolades

National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Civil Plaintiffs Lawyers (2022-23)

American Association for Justice, President’s Distinguished Service Award (2012, 2021, 2022)

American Association for Justice, President’s Certificate of Recognition (2021)

Missouri Lawyers Media, Women’s Justice Awards, Litigator of the Year Award Nominee (2020)

American Association for Justice, Minority Caucus Stalwart Award (2017)

American Association for Justice, New Lawyer’s Division Above & Beyond Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2016)

Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition, Volunteer of the Year Award (2014)

Saint Louis University School of Law, Black Law Students Association, Outstanding Attorney Award (2008)

PRACTICE AREAS

Asbestos and Lung Disease

Catastrophic Personal Injury

Product Liability

EDUCATION

J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law, Dean’s Academic Scholarship Award, 2005

B.A., University of Illinois - Springfield, Academic Excellence Award, 2002

ADMISSIONS

Illinois

Missouri

California

US District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Community and Professional Activities & Leadership Positions

American Association for Justice

- Board of Governors

- Diversity & Inclusion Committee – Chair (Present)

- Voter Protection Committee Co-Chair (Present)

- Minority Caucus (2012 - 2013 - Chair)

- New Lawyers Division (2011 - 2012 - Chair)

Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition

- President, Board of Directors (Present)

- Member, Board of Directors (2015-2021)

- President, Junior Board of Directors (2012 - 2015)

- Hope in a Handbag™ Charity Fundraiser, Event Co-Chair (2008 – 2010)

- Hope in a Handbag™ Charity Fundraiser, Steering Committee (2010 - Present)

Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Adjunct Professor (2008-2015)

Legal Associations - Participation & Memberships

American Association for Justice (2005 Present): Women’s Caucus, Minority Caucus, New Lawyers Division, Asbestos Litigation Group, Public Affairs Committee, National Finance Committee, Convention Planning Committee, Committee on the Judiciary, Compliance Committee, PAC Board of Trustees Task Force

National Bar Association (Member, 2005 - Present)

Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (Member, 2004 - Present)

Missouri Bar Association (Member, 2005 - Present)

Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (Member, 2009 - Present)

Illinois State Bar Association (Member, 2005 - Present)

Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (Member, 2005 - Present)

Mound City Bar Association (Member, 2004 - Present)

Civil Justice Institute (Member, 2016 - Present)

Pro Bono

Louis Office of Veterans Affairs Homeless Disadvantaged Veterans Pro Bono Project, Legal Advocate (2007 2009)

Madison County Circuit Court, Guardian Ad Litem (2008)


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