Calla Mears Tressler LLP

Mears, Calla M. Associate

Mears, Calla M. Associate

Practice Focus

Calla Mears is an associate in Tressler's General Defense and Litigation Practice Group. Calla focuses her practice on civil litigation matters, including insurance defense litigation.

Professional Background

Prior to joining Tressler, Calla practiced as an Assistant State’s Attorney in the Criminal Appeals Division of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. Calla previously served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Cristian M. Stevens of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District.

While attending law school, Calla served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Missouri Law Review and received the Guy A. Thompson Best Student Note Award. Calla interned for two summers in the Criminal Division at the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, where she received hands-on experience with every stage of litigation.

Memberships & Affiliations

Illinois State Bar Association

Recent Articles and Blogs

Note, "'Alternative Method Required' and the Injection of Imaginary Language into the Missouri Constitution, 85 Mo. L. Rev. 1229, 2021

Note, "Risk of Choking to Death on One’s Own Blood Is Not Cruel and Unusual Punishment," 85 Mo. L. Rev. 609, 2020