Jeffrey A. Kopis

Jeffrey A. Kopis: Attorney with Kopis Law Office

Biography

My background is insurance defense, but in my current practice I represent both Plaintiffs and Defendants. My experience and knowledge of handling both sides of litigation sharpens my skills for working towards obtaining the best results for my clients. In addition to my Bar Memberships, I am also a member of the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce and Belleville Main Street.

Areas of Practice (66)

  • Contracts
  • Breach of Contract
  • Contract Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Automobile Insurance Defense
  • Automobile Liability Defense
  • Casualty Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Insurance Defense
  • Libel, Slander and Defamation
  • Defamation
  • Libel and Slander
  • Libel Defense
  • Media Libel
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Defense Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Municipal Law
  • Municipal Defense
  • Municipal Liability
  • Negligence
  • Negligence Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Dog Bites
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Personal Injury Arbitration
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Personal Injury Mediation
  • Rental Vehicle Litigation
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • Whiplash
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Inadequate Security
  • Negligent Security
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Premises Security
  • Products Liability
  • Property Damage
  • Torts
  • Civil Liability
  • Tort Defense
  • Tort Liability
  • Workers Compensation
  • Workers Compensation Arbitration
  • Workers Compensation Mediation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
618-222-2800  Phone
618-222-2807  Fax
kopislaw.com
University Attended:
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, B.A., 1986
Law School Attended:
St. Louis University School of Law, J.D., 1992
Year of First admission:
1992
Admission:
1992, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois; 1993, Missouri; 1994, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri; 1997, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; 1999, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
Memberships:
St. Clair County Bar Association; Madison County Bar Association; Illinois State Bar Association; The Missouri Bar.
ISLN:
915365263
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.5/5.0 (11 reviews)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
    • Legal Knowledge

      4.5/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.5/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.5/5.0
    • Communication

      4.5/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.5/5.0
    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 11/26/12 in Personal Injury

      Jeff Kopis is a great lawyer, very dedicated to his profession and clients.

      Jeff Kopis is a great lawyer, very dedicated to his profession and clients. Read less

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    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 12/27/12 in General Practice

      Jeff is knowledgeable, astute and diligent in his attention to each file. His broad and in-depth experience is invaluable.

      Jeff is knowledgeable, astute and diligent in his attention to each file. His broad and in-depth experience is invaluable. Read less

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    Client Reviews

    • 4.3/5.0 (5 reviews)
    • 60% (3 recommendations)
    • Silver Client Champion
    • Communication

      4.4/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      4.2/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      4.2/5.0
    • Value for Money

      4.2/5.0
    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 02/02/17 in Insurance.

      Jeff is very astute in that he can answer questions before I ask them. He is very thorough. He is straight forward and may have to tell you something you don't want to hear. He is very easy to reach, very accessible. He's friendly but also can abrupt... Read more

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      Jeff is very astute in that he can answer questions before I ask them. He is very thorough. He is straight forward and may have to tell you something you don't want to hear. He is very easy to reach, very accessible. He's friendly but also can abrupt. He represents his profession well. Read less

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    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 01/08/13 in Personal Injury.

      Professional - willing to explain the various complications with our case until fully understood by my entire family. Understood working with a group of people who needed to agree on a strategy etc.

      Professional - willing to explain the various complications with our case until fully understood by my entire family. Understood working with a group of people who needed to agree on a strategy etc. Read less

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