HeplerBroom Adds New Fall Associates
Sarah Jolley, Colin Kelsey, Ryan Mucci, and Fiona Phillips have joined HeplerBroom as associates. Jolley and Kelsey practice in the firm’s Edwardsville office, while Mucci is in the Chicago office, and Phillips is in St. Louis. All four attorneys graduated from their respective law school programs in 2023, and all served as 2022 HeplerBroom Summer Associates.
Jolley focuses her practice on commercial litigation, premises and products liability, and toxic tort matters. She obtained her J.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law and earned a certificate in Dispute Resolution. She also holds Bachelor’s of Arts degrees in English, History, and Political Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia. While in law school, she won the Board of Advocates 2022 Mediation Competition and was the recipient of the John E. Burrus Memorial Prize for Best Student Submission to the Journal of Dispute Resolution. She was also Editor in Chief of the same journal. In addition, she was on the Dean’s List, won several CALI awards, was Vice President of the Women’s Law Association, was a member of Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity, and participated in the Veterans Clinic. Jolley is licensed to practice in Illinois.
Kelsey focuses his practice on asbestos, personal injury, and toxic tort cases. He obtained his J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law and also holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Missouri-Columbia. While in law school, he was Articles Editor and Notes Editor for the Southern Illinois University Law Journal. In addition, he was in the Academic Honors Program and on the Dean’s List. Kelsey is licensed to practice in Illinois.
Mucci focuses his practice on medical and healthcare malpractice cases. He earned his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law, graduating cum laude. He also holds a B.A. in Political Science from Villanova University. During law school, he was a Fellow in the Jaharis Health Law Institute. Mucci is licensed to practice in Illinois.
Phillips focuses her practice on commercial litigation, employment & labor law, insurance services, and personal injury. She obtained her J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law and earned Certificates in Arbitration and Contract Management. She also holds a B.A. in Business from Lindenwood University. While in law school, she was an extern at Anheuser-Busch and St. Louis University’s Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic. She was also a pupillage member of the Theodore McMillian American Inns of Court and belonged to the Black Law Student Association, Phi Alpha Delta, and Women Law Student Association. Prior to entering law school, she was a public school early childhood special educator. Phillips is licensed to practice in Missouri.