Mary E. Massa

Mary E. Massa

Granite City, Illinois

Mary Massa is licensed to practice law in the states of Illinois and Missouri as well as the Northern and Southern Federal District Courts of Illinois and the Sixth and Seventh Circuit Federal Courts of Appeal.   Prior to attending law school, she taught Junior High Special Education in the Alton, Illinois School District and coached Girls' Basketball and Track.

She has held the office of President of the Madison County Bar Association, Alton-Wood River Law Association and the Women Lawyers Association of Madison and St. Clair Counties.  She was also a former clerk to Appellate Court Judge Thomas M. Welch of the Fifth District Illinois Appellate Court.

She is particularly familiar with all aspects of case management, trial and appeal of plaintiffs' cases, predominately personal injury and probate law.

Ms. Massa resides in Belleville, Illinois.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1985
  • U.S. Federal Court, 1985


  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1985
  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
    • M.S. - 1978
    • Honors: Education

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Women Lawyers Association, President, 1988
  • Metro East, Secretary, 1987 - 1988
  • Alton - Wood River Bar Association, Treasurer, 1988 - 1989
  • Junior League of Greater Alton, 1988 - 1989
  • Madison County Bar Association, 1988 - 1989
  • Women's Support Center - Lewis & Clark College, 1986 - Present