Alexandra M. Verven Associate averven@bclawllc.com 312-447-3201

Alexandra concentrates her practice in the defense of physicians, hospitals, nurses, and other health care providers against claims of medical negligence. Her medical malpractice defense work involves pre-litigation investigation and counseling, as well as guidance and recommendations to her clients in various risk management strategies. She also handles a wide variety of civil defense litigation where she represents not-for-profit organizations and health care facilities in cases involving premises liability and personal injury. Prior to joining Barker, Castro, Kuban & Steinback LLC, Alexandra worked as a law clerk at one of Chicago’s prevalent plaintiff litigation firms, where she gained invaluable experience she uses to defend her current clients.

Alexandra graduated from Elmhurst College in 2015, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in English and Political Science, and earned her J.D. from The John Marshall Law School in 2018. While at John Marshall, she served as the Executive Student Publications Editor of The John Marshall Law Review, where she headed the team responsible for selecting the student comments for publication.

She is licensed to practice law in Illinois and admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois. She is currently a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, and the Chicagoland Healthcare Risk Management Society.

Elmhurst College (2015)

The John Marshall Law School (2018)

Illinois (2018)

United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois (2018)