COFFEY & NICHOLS
St. Louis, MO | 2008– Present
One of two trial attorneys and members of small plaintiff’s personal injury firm. Genevieve has been a successful young trial attorney winning no-offer cases in difficult venues. She has also successfully handled all aspects of cases which were settled before trial. She became an owner of the firm in 2008 after working as an associate for 6 years.
COFFEY & ASSOCIATES
St. Louis, MO | 2001 – 2007
Associate: As the sole associate at this small plaintiff’s personal injury firm, she handled all aspects of litigation and trial.
LAW OFFICES OF THOMAS E. KENNEDY, III
Alton, IL | 2000 – 2001
Associate: Genevieve was also the sole associate at this firm where the focus was protecting the rights of disabled children and adults. She navigated administrative agency processes and spent a large portion of her time researching and writing complicated briefs both at the administrative and trial court review level. She also assisted Mr. Kennedy with several administrative hearings where she had the opportunity to begin to understand the basics of trial strategy.
ST. LOUIS UNIVERSITY | St.
Juris Doctor, 1999
LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY |
Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Arts in History, 1996
AWARDS, PUBLICATIONS & POSITIONS
Lon O. Hocker: 2008, Given by the Missouri Bar Foundation for excellency in trial advocacy by a young lawyer.
Rising Star: 2008, from Missouri and Kansas SuperLawyers
Co-Author : MO Bar Continuing Legal Education Deskbook Supplement, Sources of Proof, Interrogatories and Depositions, 2003
Adjunct Professor: Trial Advocacy I, St. Louis University School of Law
LICENSURE & MEMBERSHIPS
Missouri Bar, #48730, 1999
Illinois Bar, #6271677, 2000 (inactive)
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, # 95929
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, 2001
Women Lawyer’s Association, President, 2007-2008.
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Lawyers Association of St. Louis