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Katherine L. Opel

Phone: (618) 692-5111

Kathie Opel joined the Weinheimer Law Firm in 2015, after working for several years at a large St. Louis firm. She focuses her practice on business entity formation and governance, real estate law and contract drafting, negotiation and review, as well as wealth and estate planning. Kathie works with a variety of closely-held and family-owned businesses. She regularly assists nonprofit organizations in obtaining and maintaining 501(c)(3) status.

Through her continued community involvement and years of work in the advertising industry prior to her legal career, Kathie focuses on placing the values of her clients first. In providing excellent service to the individuals and businesses with whom she works, Kathie develops close relationships with her clients, many of whom are her neighbors and businesspeople in and around the Edwardsville community. She acts as a great resource for these clients and takes their goals on as her own, as she works to assist in the legal matters they face.

Outside the office, Kathie loves spending time with her daughters and husband, whether it’s going out to eat or entertaining at home, as long as she doesn’t have to cook. She also enjoys spending time with her friends and staying active with organizations in her hometown.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court: Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court: Eastern District of Missouri

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D.
    Civil Litigation Concentration
    Dean's Scholarship; Madison County Bar Association Scholarship
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, B.S.
    Mass Communications

Professional Associations

  • Illinois Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Madison County Bar Association
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Community Involvement

  • Edwardsville Neighbors in Need – President and Co-Founder
  • Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education – Board Member

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Weinheimer Law Firm, PC
1121 University Drive, Suite B
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Phone: (618) 692-5111