Deanna L. Litzenburg
Deanna L. Litzenburg is a shareholder with Mathis, Marifian & Richter (MMR) who focuses her practice in civil litigation, commercial litigation, premises liability, medical malpractice, employment law, creditors' rights, workers' compensation and alternative dispute resolution. She has over 15 years’ experience.
Deanna has experience in providing quality and personalized representation to people and businesses throughout Southern Illinois. She has represented a wide variety of clients including individuals, hospitals, healthcare providers, businesses, and national and international product manufacturers. She has represented both individuals and businesses in proceedings before state and federal courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission. She regularly advises employees on a wide range of employment issues.
Before joining MMR, Deanna worked for a large St. Louis-based law firm. She is a certified mediator and has lectured on workers' compensation issues before employers and fellow attorneys. In June 2007, Deanna spoke for the National Business Institute at its "Advanced Workers' Compensation" seminar in Fairview Heights, Illinois. She presented two chapters at the seminar: "Selected Issues in Workers' Compensation" and "The Illinois Insurance Guaranty Fund." She also serves as an arbitrator for the St. Clair and Madison County Arbitration Programs.
Deanna is active in her local community. She serves as secretary of Hope Lutheran Church in Highland, Illinois and is a member of the Highland Business Education Alliance. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois. Deanna is also a graduate and supporter of Leadership Belleville, an executive leadership program sponsored by the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce. Deanna and her husband Dean live in Trenton, Illinois with their two children. In her spare time, she enjoys running, cheering on the Chicago Cubs and watching her children’s sports activities.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- American Bar Association, Member
- Illinois State Bar Association, Member
- The Missouri Bar, Member
- St. Clair County Bar Association, Member
- Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member
- Madison County Bar Association