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Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois, J.D., 2009

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, B.S. (With Honors), 2006

Bar Admissions

Illinois, 2009

Missouri, 2011

Kentucky, 2016

United States District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2010

United States District Court Central District of Illinois, 2012

United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

Madison County Bar Association

Illinois Bar Association

Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40

American Association for Justice

Kentucky Bar Association

The Missouri Bar

Honors and Awards

The Order of Barristers

CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Advanced Appellate Advocacy (2007)

Phi Kappa Phi

Michael V. Oltmann


Edwardsville, Illinois

T: 618-656-5150, 800-782-8492

F: 618-656-6230


The son and grandson of Local 553 pipefitters, Mike is a trial lawyer who has represented the seriously injured and victims of asbestos-related diseases since graduating from law school. Mike tirelessly pursues justice for working men and women who were injured through no fault of their own. Mike was born and raised in northeastern Madison County, and still calls that area home. He joined the firm in 2014, after practicing with The Law Office of Michael Bilbrey since 2009.

Mike received his Bachelor’s degree in journalism with honors from the University of Illinois, and graduated as a member of the Phi Kappa Phi national honor society. He received his law degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Law, and graduated as a member of The Order of Barristers, a national honor society recognizing excellence in the art of courtroom advocacy. While in law school, Mike was a member of the SIU’s appellate moot court team and represented SIU in competitions in both Virginia and California. He serves as a judge for moot court competitions at the SIU School of Law annually.

Mike is an avid sports fan. He is a diehard St. Louis Cardinals fan, and has been to every stadium in the National League’s Central Division. In the baseball offseason, he follows University of Illinois Fighting Illini football and basketball and the St. Louis Blues.