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Chelsea M. Mannery


“Know from whence you came. If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go.” – James Baldwin

Practice Groups

Areas of Concentration

  • Product Liability
  • Mass Tort

Experience at Work

Chelsea focuses her practice on product liability and mass tort. Prior to joining the firm, Chelsea worked as an Assistant City Counselor in the St. Louis City Counselor’s Office.  In that position, Chelsea handled a variety of state and federal litigation matters, including personal injury cases, civil rights litigation, and appeals to the State Tax Commission of Missouri.

Prior to her law school graduation, Chelsea was a judicial intern for the Honorable David R. Herndon of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, and a Rule 711 student attorney for the St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office.

An active member of her law school class, Chelsea was an Octo-Finalist in the 2018 National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare & Adoption Law and the recipient of Second Best Brief for the 2016 SIU Intramural Moot Court Competition. Chelsea also received a Pro Bono award for having provided over 300 hours of service. She was admitted to the Order of Barristers in 2018.

Licensed to Practice

  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri


  • J.D., Southern Illinois University School of Law (2018)
  • B.A., Political Science, Saint Louis University (2013)

Awards & Designations

  • Order of Barristers
  • Southern Illinois University School of Law Pro Bono Award
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