Chelbie A. Mitchell
Location: Mount Vernon, Illinois
Chelbie A. Mitchell joined Harvey & Baker, P.C. as an associated in early 2019. Chelbie was born and raised near Mt. Vernon, Illinois. Given her love of and devotion to her community, she attended both Rend Lake Community College and Southern Illinois University of Carbondale, pursuing an undergraduate degree in psychology with a minor in criminal justice. Following her bachelor’s degree in psychology with her minor in criminal justice, Chelbie attended Southern Illinois University School of Law, where she obtained her juris doctor, graduating cum laude in May 2017. During the early years of Chelbie’s career, she practiced personal injury defense in the metro-east area, focusing primarily on auto accident litigation. However, her passion for service in her community brought her back to the Mt. Vernon area in early 2019.
While attending Southern Illinois University School of Law, Chelbie was the commentary managing editor of the Journal of Legal Medicine and a Taylor Mattis Fellow. The Journal of Legal Medicine published Chelbie’s commentary titled, From Dark Dens to Suburban Townhouses: Creating a Centralized System for Prescription Opiate Monitoring to Combat the Addiction Epidemic in the United States, in 2018. She worked as a research assistant and co-author on the Health Care Legal Newsletter for the Illinois State Bar Association for about two years as well. She also received a specialization in Health Law and Policy. During her education, Chelbie spent some time in various legal offices and courthouses throughout Southern Illinois.
Areas of Practice
- Family Law
- Medical Malpractice
- 2018, United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
- 2017; Illinois
Southern Illinois University, J.D., cum laude, 2017
Southern Illinois University, B.A., Psychology Criminal Justice minor, summa cum laude, 2014
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Rotary Club – Mount Vernon, Illinois