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About Gregory L. Shevlin

Gregory L. Shevlin is a seasoned personal injury attorney with a rich legal background that allows him to serve clients effectively and compassionately. A former partner at Cook, Bartholomew, Shevlin, Cook & Jones, LLP, Gregory established his solo practice to leverage his experience effectively and provide individual attention to the people who need it most.

Greg attended Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, where he completed his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy in 1985. He then attended Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas, where he earned his Juris Doctor. While there, Greg distinguished himself academically, earning a place on the Dean’s List and graduating With high honors.

Greg brings a wealth of experience to his practice. He began his legal career as an Assistant State’s Attorney in St. Clair County from 1988 to 1989. This work shaped Greg’s approach to law, giving him a deep understanding of the criminal justice system and a strong foundation in trial work. He has practiced injury law since joining his former firm in 1989.

Greg has been admitted to practice in Illinois since 1988 and in Missouri since 1996. He is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, the U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Work

Greg’s outstanding work has earned him many accolades, including an Honorary Gold Card Membership from the Laborer’s International Union of North America. He has also been recognized as one of the Leading Lawyers in Illinois and one of America’s Top 100 Attorneys with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Additionally, Greg has received a Martindale-Hubbell AV rating, which recognizes the highest level of legal ability and ethical standards.

commitment

Greg’s commitment to the legal community is evident in his active involvement across several professional associations. He has served in leadership roles in the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, St. Clair County Bar Association, and East St. Louis Bar Association. He is also a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, American Association for Justice, National Trial Lawyers Association, and the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. 

dedication

Greg’s dedication to justice and community service is also reflected in his pro-bono activities, particularly with the Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation. He has served as a board member and board president of Land of Lincoln Legal Aid and as a board member for several other legal foundations.

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