Jennifer Matthew is the Director of ADR and Counsel for Alaris, where she focuses on all business aspects of the ADR program which includes arbitration, mediation and special master services.
Jennifer was initially elected to serve on the Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis (WLA) Board in 2017. She has served as Member-at-Large, Secretary and President-elect. Jennifer has been a member of the WLA for many years and always enjoys attending WLA events and networking with new people.
Jennifer has been involved with many committees and events during her tenure. She served as chair of the WLA Holiday party and charity auction in 2018 & 2019, chair of the service committee, member of the communication committee assisting with the newsletter and social media posts, co-chair for judicial endorsements, legislative committee member and as chair for the newly formed WLA golf committee planning a golf tournament slated for Fall 2021.
Jennifer joined Alaris in 2017, after working as a personal injury attorney representing individuals who had been injured or harmed in various capacities. Prior to that she worked for over 11 years as an Assistant Circuit Attorney for the City of St. Louis prosecuting major felony crimes. Her work enabled her to advocate on behalf of countless victims and their families in order to obtain justice. She has tried over 50 jury and bench trials in her career. Jennifer is very active with the Missouri Bar and local bar associations. She presently serves on the Board of Governors for the Missouri Bar, and for the past year she served as President-elect on the WLA Board. Jennifer graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in International Relations from James Madison College and she received her JD and International Law Certificate from Saint Louis University.