Jerome, Salmi & Kopis, LLC – Law Firm in Fairview Heights, IL


The experienced southern Illinois personal injury lawyers at Jerome, Salmi & Kopis, LLC focus on workers’ compensation, personal injury and social security disability cases. Contact us today to request a free case evaluation.

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The experienced southern Illinois personal injury lawyers at Jerome, Salmi & Kopis, LLC focus on workers’ compensation, personal injury and social security disability cases. Contact us today to request a free case evaluation.


If you are looking for a high-quality and compassionate legal team to assist with your workers’ compensation, personal injury, or social security disability case, please consider Jerome, Salmi & Kopis in Fairview Heights, IL. Each of our attorneys has over 25 years of litigation experience, and we have limited our legal focus to specific practice areas. Our attorneys are battle tested in courtrooms throughout Illinois and Missouri and understand how to carefully maneuver the law and navigate challenging problems for our clients.

Moreover, our attorneys have the compassion and understanding to help you through the legal challenges stemming from your injury. Ultimately, it is not about us, it is about you. Here at JSK, we define our success by being there for you and explaining your legal options every step of the way. If you need legal help, we want to be your first and only call.


We are a client-centered Illinois law firm that puts a premium on attorney-client communication. Unlike many firms in the area, we make sure that clients work closely with their attorney and understand their legal options. We know that when you are going through a serious legal matter, one of the most frustrating things can be all the unknowns. We have world-class paralegals and office staff who work with clients to answer questions and keep you informed. Still, nothing compares to knowing you have a lawyer working with you one-on-one to get you the results you want.


Whether you are struggling after a work injury or trying to find medical care after a traumatic accident, our goal is to make you feel comfortable and confident that you will be properly represented. We are centrally located in Fairview Heights, Illinois, just off of I-64—and we serve all of southern Illinois and eastern Missouri. We intentionally keep our caseloads manageable and do not use unskilled new lawyers to practice on your case. Instead, all of our attorneys are highly experienced, with each attorney having over 25 years of experience in their specific areas of concentration. This gives us the flexibility to stay focused on the goal—helping you and your family recover compensation. So, make Jerome, Salmi & Kopis your first and only call. Contact us today.


Have you been injured on the job? The workers’ compensation process can be quite complex. Our experienced workers’ compensation attorneys can assist you with filing your claim and can even take your case to trial if needed. We will work closely with you to help ensure you understand the process and protect your rights.

If you have been injured in an accident as the result of another’s negligence, you have the right to seek compensation. Whether you’ve been injured in a car crash, slip and fall accident, boating accident, or in some other event caused by another’s negligence, we can help. We accept personal injury cases on a contingent fee basis, meaning we only collect our fee from the settlement or jury award. This motivates us to fight for your rights, and we will work to ensure the greatest possible compensation for you while helping you understand the process every step of the way.

Complex social security disability laws and regulations can be overwhelming—and many applicants are rejected even if they have a legitimate claim. Our experienced disability lawyers can help to simplify the process and work on your behalf to get your claim approved. Whether you’re planning to file an SSD claim or have already been denied, we can assist you. Contact us to request a free consultation with one of our experienced attorneys today.



Any attorney can promise you a great experience, but delivering is a different matter. As dedicated southern Illinois personal injury lawyers, we make client satisfaction a top priority at all times. Here are some key things that set us apart:

Fast Communications

We remain in constant contact with our clients via phone calls, e-mails, texts, letters and meetings. We understand that legal proceedings can be a stressful time in your life, and we know that we can reduce your stress by fully explaining your status and legal options.

Initial Consultations Always with an Attorney

Some law firms in the region use “runners” or other non-attorney, untrained contractors to drive around signing people up for cases. When meeting with someone about your case, ask if that person is actually an attorney. If not, you might want to call an actual lawyer to discuss your case.

Add-On Services

If you are receiving a sizeable award in a case, unlike many attorneys, our team can help you find a financial advisor and advise you on additional services that could help you make the most of your recovery.

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Headquartered in Fairview Heights, IL, we work with clients in Mt. Vernon, Carbondale-Marion, and other regions throughout southern Illinois. We also work with clients throughout eastern Missouri, including the St. Louis metro area, St. Charles, Clayton, Cape Girardeau, and other areas.


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Get a free face-to-face consultation with a JSK southern Illinois personal injury lawyer now.


If you have contracted COVID-19 as part of your work environment, please contact us and we can discuss if your condition falls under the Workers’ Compensation Act. If we can prove that you contracted your virus as part of your work environment, you would be entitled to compensation that would include payment of all medical expenses; lost time benefits while you recovery; and a settlement for any ongoing problems after you recover. 


Please note that in Illinois, first responders and essential employees are presumed to have contracted COVID-19 at work.  Missouri recognizes that same presumption but limits it to first responders.  Regardless, if believe that you contracted COVID-19 at work, please contact us immediately so that we can inform you of your rights under the Workers’ Compensation Act.


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