Sara Salger

The Gori Law Firm
156 North Main Street
Edwardsville, IL 62025
618-307-4085
www.gorijulianlaw.com


Sara M. Salger received her undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, graduating cum laude, and Saint Louis University School of Law for her J.D. where she received an International Law Certificate and litigation focus. She spent two semesters abroad during law school attending Universit? C? Foscari di Venezia in Venice, Italy and University College Cork in Cork, Ireland. Ms. Salger's legal career has been focused on advocating for individuals wronged by the actions of others, with a particularized focus on representing victims of mesothelioma and lung cancer, as aresult of exposure to asbestos. She has also handled complex benzene litigation and general personal injury claims.

Working at Gori, Julian & Associates since the firm's inception, she is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Missouri, is a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Madison County Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Missouri State Bar Association, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, American Association for Justice, National Asbestos Mesothelioma Trial Lawyers (Member) and National Women Trial Lawyers. Actively involved in her community, Ms. Salger serves on the SIUE Alumni Mentor Committee and volunteers her time speaking to local high school and college law classes and groups.

Areas of Practice

Personal Injury
Asbestos Litigation
Benzene Litigation

Bar Admissions

Illinois, 2008
Missouri, 2009

Education

Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
J.D. - 2008

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois
B.S. cum laude - 2004

Classes/Seminars

Presented: Key Jurisdictional Updates in California, Illinois, Louisiana and Pennsylvania, Cutting Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation, Perrin Conference, 2015
Presented: Motion Practice in Madison County, Illinois, HarrisMartin's Midwest Asbestos Litigation Conference, 2014
Presented: Key Jurisdictional Updates: Illinois/Missouri, Perrin Asbestos Litigation Conference, 2014
Presented: The Growth of Foreign Asbestos Cases, Perrin Asbestos Litigation Conference, 2013
Moderated: From Intake to Trial Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Education Fund, 2013
Presented: Asbestos and Mesothelioma, Missouri Bar Solo & Small Firm Conference, 2010

Honors and Awards

2015 Recipient of Super Lawyers ?Rising Star? Award
Designated Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

National Trial Lawyers 40 Under 40, Member, 2015
American Bar Association, Member
Illinois State Bar Association, Member
Madison County Bar Association, Member
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member
Missouri State Bar Association, Member
American Association for Justice, Member
National Asbestos Mesothelioma Trial Lawyers, Member
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member
National Women Trial Lawyers , Member