Attorney Kathryn L. Modeer joined HeplerBroom's Edwardsville location, focusing on complex, multi-party civil cases and class actions.
Modeer previously worked at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois as a judicial clerk for Judge Clifford J. Proud. Additionally, she served as an intern for Judge David A. Hylla at Madison County Circuit Court.
Modeer attended Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law in 2014, where she received her Juris Doctor degree.
During her years of study, she was a senior member of the Corpus Trial Advocacy Board, the vice president of the International Law Society, and the president of the Christian Fellowship. She was also a member of the law fraternity Phi Alpha Delta and the law society Corpus Juris Society.
She is currently a member of several law associations, including the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Federal Bar Association and The Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater St. Louis. She is the chair-elect for Women in the Legal Profession.
Modeer also has a great interest in Chinese culture. She speaks, reads and writes proficient Mandarin Chinese and spent one year studying in Shanghai.
She has also been involved with the St. Louis Asian American Chamber of Commerce.
HeplerBroom has over 30 practice locations and over 130 attorneys as of 2016.
Most recently, the company recruited five second year law students as summer associates. The participants will follow an attorney mentor for 12 weeks as they experience real-world legal situations and the overall culture of practicing law.