Roberts Perryman PC Pleased to Announce Three New Hires


ST. LOUIS, MO — 9/30/13 –Roberts Perryman PC is pleased to announce three new hires, Julie Hovermale, Josh Owings and Jennifer Wood.

Julie Hovermale is returning to Roberts Perryman to head up the Workers’ Compensation practice area. Mrs. Hovermale is an accomplished attorney who has been practicing Workers’ Compensation law for over twelve years. Prior to joining Roberts Perryman, Julie was a staff attorney for the Chief Judge of Cook County in Chicago, Illinois. Additionally, Julie was engaged in private practice in Springfield, Illinois with a focus on Workers’ Compensation. In her role at Roberts Perryman, she defends employers, insurers and self-insured companies.

Josh Owings will be practicing Trucking Litigation, as well as Insurance Coverage and Defense. Josh Owings graduated from Washington University School of Law with honors. While at Washington University, Josh worked on the Washington University Jurisprudence Review as a Senior Staff Editor and co-chaired the board of the Wiley Rutledge Moot Court competition. He also participated in Washington University’s top ranked clinical education program where he advocated for clients in the Circuit Court of St. Louis County. During his final year of law school, Josh gained transportation law experience working as a clerk in the legal department of a St. Louis based transportation company.

Jennifer Wood will also be practicing Trucking Litigation and Insurance Coverage & Defense.  Jennifer joins Robert Perryman with a wealth of experience in the transportation industry. Prior to completing her JD at Saint Louis University, she enjoyed a career working in both car rental and moving companies. In her former career, Jennifer had a vast amount of experience in risk management and claims resolution.

“We are very happy to have these three attorneys join our firm.” said Mr. Perryman, Chairman of Roberts Perryman. “These attorneys understand not only how to provide the kind of client service and counsel Roberts Perryman has built its reputation on, but they also have the ability and skills to grow the firm’s business. We are thrilled to have them all on board.”

Roberts Perryman has been defending clients for over 50 years. The headquarters is in St. Louis, MO with a satellite office in Belleville IL.

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