Joy L. Sparling

Joy L. Sparling: Attorney with Waters Kraus & Paul
  • Partner at Waters Kraus & Paul
  • 222 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 1900, El Segundo, CA 90245
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Joy Sparling is a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm's Illinois office. Joy heads up the Asbestos Litigation Intake Department, and in addition to asbestos has a special interest in complex product liability cases. A native of Davenport, Iowa, Joy earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Trinity College in Deerfield, Illinois. She was awarded a Juris Doctor degree with honors from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she was a Baker & McKenzie International Law Scholar. Joy was admitted to the State Bar of Illinois in 1987. She is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the Rock Island County Bar Association, and the Chicago Bar Association.

Other Appointments

•Chair Qualified, Cook County, Illinois Mandatory Arbitration Program, 1990-present

Honors & Awards

•Baker & McKenzie International Law Scholarship, 1983-1985

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Toxic Tort
  • Product Liability
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical Devices

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
310.414.8146  Phone
310.414.8156  Fax
University Attended:
Trinity College, Deerfield, Illinois, B.A., 1982
Law School Attended:
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, J.D., with honors, 1985
Year of First Admission:
1987, U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois; 1986, Illinois; Not admitted in California

Professional Associations & Memberships

•American Association for Justice
•Illinois State Bar Association
•Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
•Rock Island County Bar Association
•Chicago Bar Association

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