Joseph A. Bartholomew

Joseph A. Bartholomew

Managing Partner
Location:
Belleville, Illinois
Phone:
618-310-3050
800-576-4828 (Toll free)
Fax:
618-235-7286
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Medical Malpractice
  • 25% Product Liability
  • Employment
  • Medical Negligence
  • Plaintiff's Personal Injury

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1984
  • New York, 1985
  • Missouri, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. cum laude - 1984
    • Law Journal: Saint Louis University School of Law Journal, Assistant Managing Editor, 1983 - 1984
    • Law Journal: Saint Louis University School of Law Journal, Staff, 1982 - 1983
  • St. Louis University School of Business and Administration
    • M.B.A. magna cum laude - 1985
  • St. Louis University
    • B.S. summa cum laude - 1980
    • Major: Accounting
    • Minor: Mathematics

Published Works

  • Auditor-Client Work-Product Privilege With Respect to Tax Accrual File: The Arthur Young Case, 27 St. Louis L.J. 437, 1983

Classes/Seminars

  • Instructor, Saint Louis University Metropolitan College, 1986
  • Legal Research and Writing Instructor, 1983 - 1984

Honors and Awards

  • Top Lawyers in Illinois – Highest in Ethical Standards & Professional Excellence, 2015
  • Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award from the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • AV Rated from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer, 2014-Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • ARDC, Chairman of Hearing Panel, 1995 - Present
  • Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission, Hearing Officer, 1994 - 1999
  • Illinois Bar Foundation, Board Member, 2006 - Present
  • Illinois Board of Admissions, President, 2000 - 2003
  • Illinois Board of Admissions, Board Member, 1992 - 2004
  • Southern District of Illinois Federal Court, Member, Local Rules Committee
  • St. Clair County Bar Association, Member, Medical-Legal Committee
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Missouri State Bar Association, Member
  • St. Louis Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Republic Steel Corporation, Supervisor-Turn Metallurgist, 1978 - 1979
  • Price Waterhouse & Co., Staff Auditor, 1980 - 1981
  • Jenner & Block, Associate, 1983
  • Jenner & Block, Judicial Clerkship Program, 1984
  • Hon. James L. Foreman, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, Law Clerk, 1984 - 1986
  • Cook, Shevlin, Keefe & Ysursa, Ltd., Associate, 1986 - 1990

Languages

  • English