Jennifer Y. Weller

Jennifer Y. Weller



Practice Groups

Jennifer Y. Weller counsels and defends employers, insurers, brokers, and third-party administrators in workers’ compensation matters throughout Missouri and Illinois, and provides prospective and existing clients with ongoing updates, alerts, and advice on workers’ compensation defense and emerging trends in claims and litigation.

In over 20 years of experience handling workers’ compensation matters, Jen has defended  a vast range of alleged physical, emotional, and “mental-mental” injuries from claimants in numerous industries and sectors, spanning accidental injuries, repetitive trauma, “horseplay,” alleged assault, and more. She also draws on over three years of experience as a staff attorney at the North American arm of one of the world’s largest insurers.

Jen earned her bachelor’s in Political Science from St. Louis University and earned her J.D. from the university’s School of Law. She is long-time board member of Kids’ Chance, Inc. of Missouri, a charitable organization providing scholarships to the children of employees who were either killed or severely disabled in work-related injuries in Missouri. Jen has served the organization in numerous roles, including president and co-chair of the Kids’ Chance Golf Tournament annual fundraiser.

Professional Affiliations
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
Community Involvement
  • Kids’ Chance, Inc. of Missouri: Past President and Co-Chair for the Kids’ Chance Golf Tournament annual fundraiser
Admitted to Practice
  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • St. Louis University School of Law, J.D., 1998
  • St. Louis University, B.A., 1995