Mia D. Mayberry

Mia is an Associate of Pappas O’Connor P.C.


Employment rights and civil litigation


Private and public sector clients including local and national corporations and financial institutions throughout the Midwest. 


Practice in the areas of employment, school, labor, civil rights, and general liability law

Assist in managing all aspects of individual cases from inception through trial

Perform legal research on a wide variety of issues including: Title VII, ADA, ADEA, ERISA, FMLA, and FLSA claims

Advise clients regarding employer handbook matters, and investigations as to discrimination claims, including: sexual harassment claims and race discrimination


Valparaiso University (J.D.)

Northeastern University (B.S., cum laude)

  • Division I Women’s Basketball

Civic Activities

Rock Island County Board Vice Chairwoman

Rock Island County NAACP Chapter, Member

Rock Island County Children’s Advocacy Center Board, Former Member

Bar Admissions

State Courts

Illinois, Iowa

Labor & Employment Organizations

Great River Human Resource Association – Legislative Chair

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Member


Bar Associations


Rock Island County Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association

Iowa State Bar Association