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Robert Plunkert Recieves David J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Award

Robert Plunkert was awarded the Davvid J. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Award by the Missouri Bar / Missouri Bar Foundation.

The award acknowledges outstanding appellate advocacy work performed by young lawyers who are members of the Missouri Bar.

Ed Tjaden, US Army Veteran, Pursues Law Degree to Assist Other Veterans

Ed Tjaden, a law clerk with Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C., is a U.S. Army Veteran and a recipient of the Help a Hero Scholarship.  After serving in the U.S. Army for six years Ed decided to pursue his dream of becoming a lawyer.  He applied for, and was awarded, the Help a Hero Scholarship.  He is now in his third year of law school at Washington University School of Law and plans on helping other veterans with their legal issues once he obtains his J.D. Hear more about Ed’s story.

The VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship provides service members and veterans with the financial assistance they need to complete their educational goals without incurring excessive student loan debt. 

Eight Pitzer Snodgrass P.C. Attorneys Recognized as 2016 Missouri Super Lawyers

Each year, Super Lawyers rate outstanding lawyers from over 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The selection process starts with peer nominations which are then validated by 3rd party research which looks at 12 different evaluation categories.  The evaluations are then reviewed by a highly credentialed panel of attorneys who choose the top 5% Super Lawyers and the top 2.5% of Rising Stars.

Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.  is proud to recognize 8 of our attorneys who were added to the 2016 list of Missouri Super Lawyers:

Gary Snodgrass, Principal at Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.   Gary Snodgrass – Top Rated Professional Liability Attorney

Don O'Keefe, Principal at Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.   Don O’Keefe – Top Rated Transportation & Maritime Attorney

Jerry Simon, Principal at Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.   Jerry Simon – Top Civil Litigation Attorney

Bill Thomas – Civil Defense Attorney, Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.   Bill Thomas – Top 50 Attorney and Top Construction Litigation Attorney

Robyn Fox, Principal at Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.   Robyn Greifzu Fox – Top Insurance Coverage Attorney

Mike Hamlin, Principal at Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.   Mike Hamlin – Top Personal Injury Attorney, Rising Star

Derek Ruzicka, Associate at Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.   Derek Ruzicka – Top Product Liability Attorney, Rising Star

Brian Connolly, Associate at Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.   Brian Connolly – Top Personal Injury General Defense Attorney, Rising Star

Additional information about Super Lawyers and their evaluation process can be found on superlawyers.com.

Two Attorneys Included in the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C. is proud to announce that two of our attorneys were  included in the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Gary Snodgrass was included for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants and Robyn Fox was included for Appellate Practice.

Lawyers Recognized By Defense Research Institute (DRI) for Trial Win

DRI members Gary Snodgrass and William Thomas recently won a case filed by a power industry developer against their client, a geotechnical engineer, in St. Louis County, Missouri. Although they asked the jury for over $1.2 million, the jury returned a verdict assessing 100 percent of the fault to the plaintiff.

Read the entire DRI article.

Derek Ruzicka Named Newest Principal At Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.

Congratulations to Derek Ruzicka who was named the firm’s newest principal in 2016.

Derek has worked as an associate with Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C. for seven years and is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Illinois.  Derek has extensive experience in business litigation, environmental law, product liability, professional liability and toxic torts litigation claims. Derek was named a Rising Star in Personal Injury Products Defense by Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine in 2015.

Pitzer Snodgrass Attorneys Receive Super Lawyers Recognition

We are pleased to announce that the following attorneys have been recognized by Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers for 2015.

Robyn Fox – Insurance Coverage

Michael Hamlin – Rising Star, Personal Injury General Defense

Don O’Keefe – Transportation/Maritime

Derek Ruzicka – Rising Star, Personal Injury Products Defense

Jerry Simon – Civil Litigation

Gary Snodgrass – Professional Liability Defense

Bill Thomas – St. Louis Top 50 and Construction Litigation

More information about the Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers can be found here.

Jerry Simon Selected As A 2015 Top Rated Lawyer in Mass Torts

American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™ have selected Jerry Simon as a 2015 Top Rated Lawyer in Mass Torts.  Jerry has extensive experience defending against mass tort claims and has spoken several times on various mass tort and toxic tort related topics.

Josh Breithaupt Named Newest Principal At Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.

Congratulations to Josh Breithaupt who was named the firm’s newest principal in 2014.

Josh has worked as an associate with Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C. for nine years and is licensed in Missouri, Illinois, and multiple United States District Courts in Missouri, Illinois, and Kansas.  Josh has extensive experience in the transportation, trucking, insurance, commercial, and construction industries in the defense of premises liability, products liability, personal injury, and business/commercial litigation claims.  Josh recently obtained a defense verdict in a transportation personal injury claim that he tried to verdict in the City of St. Louis, Missouri.

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