Katie Mailey

Practice Groups:

Medical Malpractice Defense

Long Term Care/Nursing Homes

Office Locations:

Springfield, IL

Phone: 217.522.8822

Education

  • Juris Doctor, Whittier Law School, 2010
  • Bachelor of Science - Nursing (magna cum laude), University of Illinois, 2003

Year Joined Firm

2016

 

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Katie Mailey (Associate)

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Katie concentrates her practice on the defense of healthcare providers and professionals in the areas of medical malpractice litigation, hospital liability defense, and long term care/nursing home defense. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Katie served as a registered nurse and a legal nurse consultant with a focus on high-risk deliveries and infant care.

Katie joined Heyl Royster in 2016. Prior to Heyl Royster, Katie practiced in a law firm located in Santa Ana, CA for approximately two years, where she defended doctors and healthcare facilities in medical malpractice litigation. After she graduated from law school, Katie worked for a couple of law firms in San Diego, and as a volunteer attorney – assisting clients with HIV/AIDS get access to medical care. During this time period, she also continued to work as a nurse, providing care to acutely and chronically ill infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Rady Children’s Hospital.

Katie received her Bachelor in Science in Nursing, magna cum laude, from the University of Illinois, and her J.D. from Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa, CA. During law school, she was the Executive Editor of the law school’s Journal of Child and Family Advocacy. Katie also clerked at the Legal Aid Society of Orange County and worked as a law clerk in the Orange County District Attorney’s Office during law school.

Professional Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association

Court Admissions

  • State Courts of Illinois
  • State Courts of California