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Edwardsville, IL



  • ISBA Mediator/Arbitrator,  2013
  • St. Louis University School of Law, J.D., 2009
  • University of Illinois at Urbana, B.S. in Speech Communication, 1994


  • Illinois
  • Missouri

Practice Description

Audra L. Zobrist focuses her practice on the defense of asbestos toxic torts involving products and premises liabilities. She represents clients in both Illinois and Missouri. Additionally, Audra represents individuals seeking Social Security Disability benefits.

Bar/Professional Associations

  • Madison County Bar Association
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel

Awards, Honors & Distinctions

  • Best Lawyers’ list of “Ones to Watch” (2022)

Published Legal Writing

  • “Courts Deny Evidence of Asbestos Contamination of Talcum Powder as Hearsay,” HeplerBroom Blog (November 23, 2021). (This blog post can be read here.)
  • “The Issue of Personal Jurisdiction Heats Up in Madison County Asbestos Litigation,” HeplerBroom Blog (November 19, 2020). (This blog post can be read here.)

Representative/Recent Case Results

  • Obtained Supplemental Security Income benefits re-instatement for disabled gentleman whose benefits had been terminated based on part-time sheltered work
  • Obtained Social Security benefits for disabled construction worker for whom benefits had been twice denied