Jason A. Barickman joined Meyer Capel in 2012 and was named as a shareholder of the firm in 2018. Due to his unique blend of skills and experience, Mr. Barickman focuses on commercial real estate, outside general counsel services and other transactional business representation, for clients ranging from individuals and startups to publicly traded institutions.
Jason formerly was employed with Ernst and Young, LLP, in St. Louis as a management consultant in the technology and telecommunication industries from 1998 to 1999. Additionally, he was employed by Dynegy, Inc. in Chicago, Illinois and Denver, Colorado from 1999 through 2002. He was a founder of the law firm of Bartell, Barickman & Powell, LLP, where he was employed from 2005 until his departure for Meyer Capel.
He graduated from Illinois State University, where he was the Student Body President, with a Bachelor’s of Science in Political Science in 1998. He graduated from the University of Illinois’ College of Law with a Juris Doctorate Degree in 2005.
Community and Civic Engagement
Mr. Barickman serves in the Illinois State Senate, representing the 53rd Legislative District since 2012. He also served in the Illinois Army National Guard from 1992 through 1998 as an infantry soldier.
Jason and his wife, Kristin, live in Bloomington and have three children.
Awards and Recognition
In 2015 Jason was selected by Super Lawyers for inclusion on the Illinois Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.