Joined Firm in 2022
Alisha provides a personable representation with intellectual sophistication.
- CALI Excellence for the Future Award® recipient
- Graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Law summa cum laude
- Completed specialization in Business and Transactions
Attorney in Springfield, IL
Alisha began her career with Heyl Royster focusing on business transactions and becoming an accomplished medical malpractice defense attorney. More recently, Alisha clerked for a well-respected federal judge with the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, focusing on civil and criminal cases. This unique experience expanded Alisha’s understanding of the law and her ability to manage complex cases. Alisha rejoined Heyl Royster in early 2022, utilizing her expertise and passion for defending hospitals, physicians, physician groups, and long-term care facilities throughout Illinois.
Relationships are key in the practice of law. For more than six years, Alisha has worked in the Metro East, southern Illinois, and central Illinois regions, which gives Alisha a broad perspective of the federal and state court system and their respective communities. Alisha graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Law, receiving numerous honors and educational awards and earning a ranking at the top of her class.
In her spare time, Alisha loves to spend time with her family, eat at new restaurants, and travel.
J.D., Southern Illinois University School of Law, summa cum laude
B.S., University of Illinois, Agriculture and Consumer Economics
Licensure(s) and Admission(s)
State Courts of Illinois
State Courts of Missouri
United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Illinois State Bar Association
Board of Governors
Madison County Bar Association
Southern Illinois American Inn of Court
Third Judicial Circuit
Pro Bono Committee
“Update on Agency Theory in Medical Malpractice,” Heyl Royster’s 33rd Annual Claims Handling Seminar (2018)
“A Quick Guide to Millennials as Jurors,” Heyl Royster’s 33rd Annual Claims Handling Seminar (2018)
“Is Registering as an Animal Abuser in Illinois Abusive to the Offender? An Examination of the Proposed Illinois Animal Abuse Registry,” Southern Illinois University Law Journal (2016)
“Direct Appeals - Rule 302,” chapter in Civil Appeals Illinois: State and Federal (2015), Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
“Original Actions in The Supreme Court,” chapter in Civil Appeals (Illinois): State and Federal (2015), Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education