C. Maxine Hoerner was born and raised in Belleville, Illinois and is a life-long resident of St. Clair County. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri in 2015 and earned her law degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law in 2019. While in law school, Maxine gained experience interning for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, where she worked on a variety of criminal and prisoners’ civil rights cases.

Following graduation from Southern Illinois University School of Law and admission to the Illinois bar in 2019, Maxine joined Becker, Hoerner & Ysursa and concentrates her practice in workers’ compensation, general civil litigation, municipal law, and education law.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois – 2019


  • Southern Illinois University School of Law
    • J.D. – 2019
  • University of Missouri – Columbia
    • B.A. – 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • St. Clair County Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member