Shelley A. Wilson


swilson@mvplaw.com
(314) 621-1133

Admitted to Practice:
  • Missouri, 1999
  • Illinois, 2000

Education:
  • J.D., University of Missouri, 1999
  • B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996

Shelley Wilson focuses exclusively on workers’ compensation defense. She defends all types of workers’ compensation claims, ranging from soft tissue injuries to permanent total disability cases. Ms. Wilson consults with employers, human resources representatives, and safety coordinators on preventing work injuries and effectively reducing the costs associated with workplace accidents.

Ms. Wilson tries and argues cases before the Missouri Division of Workers’ Compensation, the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission, and the Missouri Court of Appeals and the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission. In House v. Extra Help, Inc., Ms. Wilson secured a successful denial of all benefits in an alleged repetitive trauma claim, from the trial level through the State of Illinois Appellate Court, Fifth District. She also recently won a denial of bilateral shoulder surgeries in Blakey v. Jessex, Inc. Additionally, Ms. Wilson won a complete denial of benefits associated with an alleged carpal tunnel syndrome claim in Shegog v. SSM Health Care.

Ms. Wilson often speaks on Missouri and Illinois workers’ compensation law, presents educational seminars for attorneys, claim representatives, employers, nurse managers, and human resources representatives and lectures for the Council on Education and for Sterling Education Services. Ms. Wilson has presented workers’ compensation seminars to the St. Louis Council of Construction Employers, to the Health Care Facilities of Missouri, and to American Safety Management.

A shareholder with the firm, Ms. Wilson volunteers for various civic organizations, including the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life and Kids Chance of Missouri. She and her husband, Jason, grew up in a rural farming community in Central Illinois and are avid Illini fans. Ms. Wilson resides in St. Charles, Missouri, with her husband and two sons.



Practice Areas:
Workers' Compensation

Accomplishments:
Frequent lecturer in Missouri on Workers' Compensation Law.
Successfully defended workers' compensation cases throughout Missouri and Illinois.


Professional Organizations:
The Missouri Bar
Illinois State Bar Association
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis