Amy L. Jackson

Partner

Jacksonville, Illinois

Phone: 217-245-6177

Toll Free: 844-245-6177

Fax: 217-243-7322

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Areas of Practice

  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation and Trial
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • School Law

Attorney Background

Amy L. Jackson joined Rammelkamp Bradney in 2002 and concentrates her practice in employment law, insurance defense litigation, and environmental law. Amy earned a bachelor’s degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and her law degree from St. Louis University School of Law.

Since 2006, Amy has served as the Administrative Adjudication Officer for the City of Jacksonville’s Municipal Court.

Before her affiliation with Rammelkamp Bradney, Amy was a member of the Illinois Attorney General’s Environmental Enforcement Division where she was responsible for pursuing and prosecuting violations of the Environmental Protection Act throughout Central and Southern Illinois. She was also an attorney with the Illinois Pollution Control Board.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1994
  • Missouri, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeal – 7th Circuit, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2014

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, 1993 J.D.
  • Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois, 1990 B.A., Major: History, Minor: Spanish

Representative Cases

  • Cissna v. Straube, 4th Dist. App. Ct. Appeal No. 04-09-0223 (2009)
  • People v. Bishop, 315 Ill. App. 3d 976 (5th Dist. Appellate – IL 2000)
  • State ex rel. Norman v. Dalton, 872 S.W.2d 888 (Eastern District – MO 1994)

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • Overlap of Injury Related Leave – Workers Compensation, FMLA & ADA, 2014
  • New Laws in Illinois for Employers – Concealed Carry, Compassionate Use of Marijuana, Intoxication as defense in Workers Compensation, 2014
  • Common Pitfall – FMLA, ADA, GINA, Termination, Employee Handbooks, 2015
  • Implementing Leave under FMLA/ADA, 2015
  • Preparing for changes in the FLSA, 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Art Association of Jacksonville, 2013 – Present (Board of Directors)
  • Passavant Area Hospital, Board of Directors (2004 – 2012)
  • Missouri Bar, 1993 – Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2002 – Present
  • Morgan County Bar Association, 2002 – Present
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, 2005 – Present
  • Defense Research Institute, 2006 – Present
  • Jacksonville Public School Foundation, 2015 – Present
  • Society for Human Resource Managers, 2016 – Present
  • Jacksonville Main Street Economic Restructuring Committee, 2017
  • Central Christian Church – Elder and Trustee

Past Employment Positions

  • Illinois Pollution Control Board, Attorney to Board Chair and Hearing Officer, 1997-2002
  • Illinois Attorney General’s Environmental Enforcement Division, Assistant Attorney General, 1994
  • Amelung, Wulff, & Willenbrock, P.C., Associate Attorney and Law Clerk, 1991-1994