Bar Admissions
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
Professional Associations
  • National Employment Lawyers Association of St. Louis, President
  • NELA 8th Circuit Executive Board, Vice-president
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Missouri Bar, Labor & Employment Committee
Government Service and Clerkships
  • Assistant United States Attorney, Eastern District of Missouri
  • Hon. Robert D. Kingsland, U.S. Magistrate, Eastern District of Missouri
Education
  • Cornell University, B.A.
  • Washington University School of Law, J.D., Law Review
  • Rochester Institute of Technology M.F.A Film and Photography
Civic Engagement
  • Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates Board Chair, 2017 - present; Board member 2015 - 2017
  • Great Rivers Environmental Law Center Board member 2016 - 2017
  • Girls on the Run of St. Louis Board Chair, 2010 - 2014 Advisory Board, 2014 - present
  • Congregation Temple Israel Board member, 2008 - 2012
  • Webster University School of Communications Advisory Board, 2008 - 2012
Presentations and Awards
  • “Transgender Rights: Persistence in Advocacy”, 8th Circuity National Employment Lawyers Association Conference, April 2018
  • “LGBT Issues: Taking Action, Getting Results”, 8th Circuity National Employment Lawyers Association Conference, April 2016
  • Recognized for outstanding contributions to employment law by Washington University School of Law Women’s Law Caucus, 2014

Jill A. Silverstein

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js@sowerswolf.com
Jill is a second-generation attorney practicing employment and civil rights law. She has a lifelong commitment to advocating for the rights of others, from her years of service as an Assistant U.S. Attorney to her continued involvement with nonprofit organizations such as National Employment Lawyers Association, Missouri Immigrant and Refugee Advocates, and Girls on the Run.