Kathy Pine | Alumni School of Law | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Kathy Pine

Class of 1982

Kathy Pine
Sandberg, Phoenix & von Gontard

Kathleen L. Pine has been an attorney at Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard since 1984 and a shareholder since 1989.  She has almost thirty years of experience representing hospitals and physicians in medical malpractice cases in Illinois and Missouri.

In 2003, Kathy opened Sandberg Phoenix’s first branch office in Carbondale, Illinois. The Sandberg Phoenix Southern Illinois office serves central and southern Illinois law by offering Legal Advice and defense to businesses,hospitals and physicians. Kathy is the Managing Partner of Sandberg Phoenix’s Southern Illinois office in Carbondale and is licensed to practice in Illinois and Missouri.

She is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Missouri Bar Association and the Jackson County Bar Association. She is also an active member and past President of the Southern Illinois Inn of Court. The Inn of Court is dedicated to the promotion of professionalism amongst judges and lawyers and the mentoring of new attorneys and law students. Kathy is also a member of her firm’s Diversity Committee where she enjoys assisting with the ISBA Law and Leadership program for young people at SIU School of Law.

In two recent articles, Kathy was asked to reflect on the legal profession.

She spoke to the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism about her almost 30-year career representing doctors, hospitals, nurses and other employees; and she spoke with the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin about what she learned about legal and medical professionals during SIU Law's recent CLE/CME program in Germany.

Read the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article here.

Read her interview with Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism here.