Laura Castagna joined Kelly Law Offices as an associate in 2011. Ms. Castagna earned her Juris Doctor from Washington University in St. Louis in May, 2011. She also received a Masters of Art from the University of Illinois at Springfield in May 2007 and her Bachelors of Art from Eastern Illinois University in May 2004.
While in law school, she was a CALI Award recipient, awarded the “Best Brief” in an intra-school Moot Court competition, and was an executive board member of the Global Studies Law Review.
Ms. Castagna is admitted to the Illinois Bar and is a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, and the McLean County Bar Association. She is also a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.
Ms. Castagna is originally from Toulon, IL.
Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, MO, 2011, J.D.
University of Illinois at Springfield, Springfield, IL, 2007 M.A.
Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, 2004, B.A.
Illinois State Bar Association
- Elected to ISBA Assembly for the 11th Judicial Circuit
- Appointed Council Member of Young Lawyers’ Division, 2012-2013
- Appointed Council Member of Tort Law Section, 2012-present
McLean County Bar Association
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Co-author “Proving and Disproving Damages in Personal Injury Cases: Damages in a Wrongful Death Case: Plaintiff’s Perspective”, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2012.