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Williamson County Personal Injury Attorneys

Marion, Illinois, is the county seat of Williamson County, located in the southern portion of the state in the Carbondale-Marion, Illinois Metropolitan statistical area. The state legislature formed Williamson County from Franklin County in February 1839 and named the newly formed incorporated region after Williamson County, Tennessee. Today, the rapidly growing area is populated with more than 66,350 residents just southeast of St. Louis, Missouri.

The Williamson County law attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC provide legal representation to residents of Williamson County, Illinois, who suffered a severe injury or wrongful death caused by others. If you were injured and need to obtain financial compensation for your damages, contact our Illinois personal injury law firm today at (888) 424-5757. Let us begin working on your case to ensure your rights are protected.

Additional County Information

Most of the earliest settlers of the county arrived from Virginia and Kentucky from across the Ohio River into the newly formed region. European immigrants were attracted to the area due to coal mining. At the beginning of the next century, an angry mob lynched a Sicilian immigrant miner in June 1915, who was accused of killing a wealthy resident in Johnston City. In response, the government deployed the Illinois National Guard to prevent rioting between opponents and supporters in the mining industry.

Counties adjacent to Williamson County include:

  • Franklin County
  • Saline County
  • Union County
  • Johnson County
  • Polk County
  • Jackson County

Major communities, including cities, villages, and unincorporated areas in Williamson County include:

  • Marion (county seat)
  • Johnson City
  • Hurst
  • Herrin
  • Creal Springs
  • Cartersville
  • Cambria
  • Stonefort
  • Spillertown
  • Craneville
  • Bush
  • Crab Orchard
  • Whiteash
  • Lake of Egypt
  • Clifford
  • Halfway (Little Juarez)

Living and Working in Jackson County

According to the US Weather Service, Williamson County has an exceptionally humid climate and moderate temperatures. The area receives moist tropical air moving north from the Gulf of Mexico that helps define four distinct seasons, including severe erratic weather during the spring months that range from winter storms to tornadoes. Low temperatures during the winter months average 19°F, with average high temperatures during the summer months at around 90°F.

According to the US Census Bureau, the 2010 county’s demographics include approximately 18,000 households in Williamson County with the racial makeup of 92.7% Caucasian, 3.8% African American, and 0.8% Asian. Latinos of Hispanic origin make up roughly 2% of the county’s population. The median income for males ($41,428) is significantly higher than females ($30,901).

Because Williamson County is within driving distance to the St. Louis, Missouri metropolitan area, and due to the lower cost of living, many individuals stay in the county to work and play. The largest employers in the county include:

  • Community Health Services
  • HCA
  • Nissan North America
  • United Health Group
  • Williamson Medical Center
  • Parallon Business Solutions
  • Mars Petcare
  • Tractor Supply Company
  • ComData
  • Optum, Inc.
  • Healthways
  • Ford Motor Credit
  • Verizon
  • Brookdale Senior Living
  • eviCore Health Care
  • Ramsey Solutions
  • DaVita Health Care Partners, Inc.
  • MedHost, Inc.
  • Ozburn-Hessey Logistics
  • W Squared
  • Jackson National Life
  • Franklin American Mortgage
  • HealthTrust Purchasing
County Transportation

Residents, visitors, and tourists can travel into and out of Williamson County from the north down on Interstate 57 and Interstate 64 from St. Louis, Missouri, and up from Paducah through the Shawnee National Forest on Interstate 24. All significant roadways leading in and out of Williamson County include:

  • Interstate 24
  • Interstate 57
  • US Highway 45
  • Illinois Route 13
  • Illinois Route 37
  • Illinois Route 148
  • Illinois Route 149
  • Illinois Route 166

In addition to interstate and roadways, residents have access to air transport services at Williamson County Regional Airport that provides daily flights in and out of St. Louis, Missouri.

Williamson County Courthouse and Local Bar Association

The Williamson County Courthouse is located at the corner of W. Jefferson St. and N. Monroe St. at:

200 W. Jefferson St.
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 997-1301

Local Bar Association contact information for Williamson County includes:


Educational Opportunities

During the 2020 school year, Williamson County Community College served over 6700 students with a student/teacher ratio of 43:1. Institutions of higher learning located in and around Williamson County include:

  • John A. Logan College
  • Shawnee Community College
  • Southeastern Illinois College (Harrisburg)
  • Rend Lake College
  • Cartersville Community Unit School Dist. 5
  • Crab Orchard Community Unit School District 3
  • Herrin Community Unit School District 4
  • Johnston City Community Unit School District 1
  • Marion Community Unit School District 2
  • Williamson County Regional Vocational System
  • Williamson County Special Education District
Williamson County Medical and Nursing Home Care

Some of the most respected hospitals and medical centers in Illinois are located within Williamson County boundaries. These medical institutions include:

  • Heartland Regional Medical Center – Marion
  • Herrin Hospital
  • Marion Memorial Hospital
  • Marion Veterans Affairs Medical Center

One-star (much below average) nursing homes in the Williamson County area include:

  • Integrity Health Care of Carbondale
  • Saline Care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
  • River Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
  • Aperion Care Cairo
  • The Estates of Perryville
  • Oakview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
  • Riverview at the Park Care and Rehabilitation Center
  • Lake Way Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
  • Concordia Health Care Center – Heritage Manor
  • The Terrace at Solarbron
  • Clinton Place Nursing Center
  • Florida Gardens Care Center
  • Aperion Care Mascoutah
  • Golden Living Center – Woodbridge
  • Columbia Healthcare Center
  • University Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
  • Transcendent Healthcare of Owensville
  • Mercy Rehabilitation and Care Center
  • Lebanon Care Center

The local health department is located at:

8160 Express Dr.
Marion, IL 62959
(618) 993-8111
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Area Attractions

Residents, visitors, and tourists have access to fun museums, parks, and attractions in Williamson County that include:

  • Williamson County Historical Museum
  • Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge
  • Mandela Gardens
  • Marion Carnegie Library
  • Marion Antique Mall
  • Warehouse Antique Mall
  • Splash House at Junction Park
  • Hartley Heart Gallery
  • Harrison House
  • Southern Estates Antiques
  • Annex Event Center
  • Herrin Dog Park
  • Grannys Stables
  • American Class Tours
Talk to a Williamson County Law Personal Injury Attorney

If the unacceptable actions of another caused your injuries or resulted in the wrongful death of a loved one, you could receive financial compensation for your damages. Contact the Williamson County law personal injury attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers, LLC, at (888) 424-5757 today to discuss your case. We accept all cases through a contingency fee arrangement. This agreement postpones paying us upfront for our services until after we have recovered monetary compensation on your behalf through a negotiated settlement or jury trial award.

If you have any questions about legal procedures and are looking for additional information on the valuation of cases in Jackson County, click here.

Client Reviews
Jonathan Rosenfeld was professionally objective, timely, and knowledgeable. Also, his advice was extremely effective regarding my case. In addition, Jonathan was understanding and patient pertaining to any of my questions or concerns. I was very happy with the end result and I highly recommend Jonathan Rosenfeld. Michonne Proulx
Extremely impressed with this law firm. They took control of a bad motorcycle crash that left my uncle seriously injured. Without any guarantee of a financial recovery, they went out and hired accident investigators and engineers to help prove how the accident happened. I am grateful that they worked on a contingency fee basis as there was no way we could have paid for these services on our own. Ethan Armstrong
This lawyer really helped me get compensation for my motorcycle accident case. I know there is no way that I could have gotten anywhere near the amount that Mr. Rosenfeld was able to get to settle my case. Thank you. Daniel Kaim
Jonathan helped my family heal and get compensation after our child was suffered a life threatening injury at daycare. He was sympathetic and in constant contact with us letting us know all he knew every step of the way. We were so blessed to find Jonathan! Giulia
Jonathan did a great job helping my family navigate through a lengthy lawsuit involving my grandmother's death in a nursing home. Through every step of the case, Jonathan kept my family informed of the progression of the case. Although our case eventually settled at a mediation, I really was impressed at how well prepared Jonathan was to take the case to trial. Lisa