Barbara Cunningham

Senior Associate
Richland Plaza 1
525 West Main Street
Suite 200
Belleville, IL 62220-1547

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Barbara is a senior associate practicing in toxic torts. She has been with the firm since 2019. Barbara also participates as an arbitrator in the St. Clair County, Ill., mandatory arbitration program.

Barbara has an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Bradley University. She received her law degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law. After graduation, Barbara worked at the Sangamon County, Illinois, State Attorney Office. There she handled child support and paternity cases. She then worked at the St. Clair County State Attorney Office. She worked nine years as a prosecuting attorney handling and trying cases in the areas of juvenile, traffic and misdemeanor and, finally, felony cases, including murder cases.

Outside of work, Barbara enjoys traveling, hiking, volunteering, jogging, and spending time with her husband, John, and their four children.

More About Barbara


  • Southern Illinois University School of Law (J.D.)
  • Bradley University (B.S., mathematics)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Missouri

Professional Affiliations

  • St. Clair County Bar Association (past board member)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (past assembly member)
  • East St. Louis Bar Association