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
Illinois, 2008 Missouri, 2009
Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri J.D. - 2008
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois B.S. cum laude - 2004
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