Katherine L. Vojas



Katherine L. Vojas focuses her practice on litigation and the defense of health care providers in claims of medical malpractice. Her clients include hospitals, clinics, physicians, long-term care facilities, health care staff, businesses, and insurance companies. She also represents clients in defending vehicle negligence and transportation matters.

Moreover, she engages proactively in every stage of litigation, spanning state and federal jurisdictions. This involvement encompasses the formulation of defense strategies, motion procedures, discovery processes, settlement negotiations, trial proceedings, and appeals. Regularly, Katie conducts depositions for both factual and expert witnesses. Her practice also involves the careful selection and retention of expert witnesses, along with the necessary steps for their disclosure and presentation during depositions. Additionally, Katie possesses expertise in the seamless management and coordination of intricate litigation matters on behalf of clients.

Katie is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Illinois. She earned her J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law with a concentration in Civil Litigation. In 2019, Katie was a Rule 13 student attorney for the Saint Louis University School of Law, Civil Litigation Clinic. As a first-generation student, she received her bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Saint Louis University.

Community Service & Awards

  • Alpha Sigma Nu, Jesuit Honor Society
  • St. Louis University School of Law, Law Journal Editor and Staff Member, 2018 – 2020
  • LeadMO, Board Member and Secretary

Lectures & Legal Publications

  • Author, “Collateral Source, Constant Confusion,” USLAW Network Magazine, Spring 2022
  • Author, “Breaking the Myths: Pain and Suffering Damage Caps,” Saint Louis University Law Journal, 2020

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • USLAW Network, Women’s Network
  • Women’s Foundation St. Louis
  • Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater St. Louis

My Team

Administrative Assistant:
Lisa Corley

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Business & Corporate
  • Health Care
  • Medical Malpractice

    Bar Admissions

    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 2020
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2020
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, 2020
    • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 2023
    • Supreme Court of Missouri, 2020
    • Supreme Court of Illinois, 2021


    • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
      • J.D. , 2020, Concentration in Civil Litigation
    • Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
      • B.A. cum laude, Sociology, minor in Philosophy, 2017

    Employment History

    • Lashly & Baer, P.C.
      Associate, 2020 – Present
      Clerk, 2019 – 2020
    • The Simon Law Firm, P.C.
      Legal Intern, 2018 – 2019 

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