Belleville, IL WW/Press/ November 7, 2022 – Joslyn R. Sandifer, Attorney with Sandifer & Associates Attorneys at Law, LLC is recognized and distinguished in the Top Attorneys of North America 2022-2023 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.
Sandifer & Associates is located in Belleville, IL. The firm represents clients in legal matters including criminal defense, (some specialized) and personal injury. The attorneys believe in being accessible to the community that it seeks to serve.
They believe in providing quality counsel, properly navigating you through difficult circumstances. From criminal cases to personal injury suits, the attorneys will always put their client’s needs first. Sandifer & Associates was founded with the that all people need aggressive, competent and zealous representation. The firm is dedicated to ensuring our clients get the outcomes they deserve.
The firm’s founder, Joslyn R. Sandifer is a skilled trial attorney and has experience with handling every aspect of Trial and Trial Preparation. She is admitted to the Illinois State Bar, Missouri State Bar and Southern District Court of Illinois. She has always had an interest in fairness and equity and a passion to become an attorney for criminal defense and general advocacy.
Joslyn’s practice is heavily concentrated in the area of Criminal Defense cases (both Federal and State). Joslyn believes in aggressive and enthusiastic defense of her clients and works to obtain the most favorable dispositions possible. Mrs. Sandifer strives to ensure that her clients understand the legal process and feel comfortable with asking her questions pertaining to the status of their cases. Attorney Sandifer also practices in the areas of: Personal Injury.
Attorney Joslyn R. Sandifer has a diverse legal background. She began her practice as a Volunteer Attorney for Land of Lincoln in East St. Louis, Il. While there, Attorney Sandifer focused on providing divorces to women who could not independently afford them. After several months of volunteering her services, Attorney Sandifer found employment as an Associate Attorney at Roth Evans, PC, in Granite City. As a junior associate Attorney Sandifer’s focus was Civil plaintiff/defendant representation, worker’s compensation and family law.
In 2011, Attorney Sandifer became a prosecutor with the State’s Attorney’s Office of St. Clair County, IL. During her three (3) year tenure in that office, Joslyn worked in: Child Support, Traffic/ Misdemeanor (as Supervisor), Domestic Violence and Felony Divisions respectively. While there she was responsible for over 140 felony cases.
Prior to Opening Sandifer & Associates, Attorney Sandifer worked as an Attorney with the Law Office of Evelyn Lewis, LLC. As an attorney in that office Joslyn honed and sharpened her trial advocacy skills and developed into a zealous criminal defense lawyer.
Mrs. Sandifer received her J.D. from Mississippi College School of Law, Top 1/3%, 2008 and earned her B.A., magnum cum laude in political science with emphasis in Legal Studies from Jackson State University, 2005.
Attorney Sandifer’s life goal is to pour out to the community that poured into her. Joslyn’s desire to serve her community does not end when she steps out of the courtroom. Joslyn R. Sandifer frequently speaks in East St. Louis School District #189 to young women through its “Virtuous Woman” initiative and has participated as a mentor in the Diamonds in the Rough Program.
Currently, Joslyn R. Sandifer sits on several boards including (but not limited to) Children’s First and the Head Start Governance Board for the Southern District of Illinois. She is a member of JSU Alumni Association (National and Local); and The Metro East, Illinois and Missouri Bar Associations and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., (East St. Louis Alumnae Chapter). Joslyn also is a member of Power of Change Christian Church.
Joslyn R. Sandifer was honored by the NAACP as a game Changer in Business in 2021, a Community Leader by the United Congregations of Metro East, St. Clair County (2021) and recognized as Women Who Inspire by Deluxe Magazine (2019).
Joslyn R. Sandifer was honored by the NAACP as a Game Changer in Business in 2021, a Community Leader by the United Congregations of Metro East, St. Clair County (2021) and recognized as Women Who Inspire by Deluxe Magazine (2019).
Joslyn is the proud wife of retired Army Sgt. Adam Sandifer and the mommy to three wonderful boys Adam (Eli), Jr, Anthony and Aiden.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.
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