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Gretchen Myers - Saint Louis, MO

222 S. Central AvenueSuite 675 Saint Louis, MO 63105

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Saint Louis Personal Injury -- Plaintiff Lawyer

About Gretchen Myers

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Medical Malpractice

Litigation

  • 100%

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1984
  • Illinois, 1985
  • California, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1989

Other Affiliations

  • American Association For Justice
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1997 - 1998 (President)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1996 - 1997 (President-Elect)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1995 - 1996 (Vice President)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1992 - Present (Executive Committee)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1998 - 2001 (PAC Trustee)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1987 - Present (Board of Governors)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1989 - 1992 (Chairperson, Public Relations Committee)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1998 - 1999 (Chairperson, Public Relations Committee)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1990 - 1991 (Chairperson, Membership Committee)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1998 - 1999 (Legislative Committee)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1995 - 1999 (Legislative Review Committee)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Medical Malpractice, 1994 - 1995 (Vice Chair)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Medical Malpractice, 1995 - 1996 (Vice Chair)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1996 - 1997 (Co-Chair, Legislative Committee)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1988 - 1989 (Continuing Legal Education Committee)
  • Peoples Law School, 1988 - 1989
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 2005 - 2006 (Organizational Review Committee)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 2004 - 2006 (Public Relations Committee)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1987 - 1995 (Fundraising Committee)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1993 - 1994 (Vice Chair, Fundraising Committee)
  • ATLA/MATA Law School Chapter, 1983 - 1984 (President)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (Public Justice)
  • Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis, 1994 - 1995 (President)
  • Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis, 1993 - 1994 (President Elect)
  • Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis, 1992 - 1993 (Vice President)
  • Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis, 1991 - 1992 (Secretary)
  • Missouri Approved Instruction Committee - Civil (MAl), 1997 - Present
  • Supreme Court Civil Rules Study Committee, 1989 - 1992
  • Supreme Court Civil Rules Committee, 1994 - 1996
  • Missouri Bar Association, Dispute Resolution, 1987 - 1993 (Special Committee)
  • Missouri Bar Association, 1989 - Present (Legislative Review Subcommittee)
  • Missouri Bar Association, 1988 - Present (Tort Law Committee)
  • Missouri Bar Association, 2000 - 2003 (Tort Law Committee Chair)
  • Missouri Bar Association, 1990 - 1991 (Tort Law Committee Vice Chair)
  • Missouri Bar Association, 1998 - 2000 (Tort Law Committee Vice Chair)
  • Missouri Bar Association, 1989 - Present (Civil Practice & Procedure Committee)
  • Missouri Bar Association, 1989 - Present (Insurance Law Committee)
  • Missouri Bar Association, 1994 (Professionalism Committee)
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • California Bar Association
  • Lawyer's Association of St. Louis, 2001 - 2002 (Award of Honor Selection Committee)
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (Trial Section Steering Committee)
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (Litigation Task Force)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (Planning Committee)
  • Antitrust Textbook, 1983 (Assistant)
  • Washington University Trial Practice Jury Trial, 1988 (Judge)
  • Washington University Trial Practice Jury Trial, 1989 (Judge)

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, The Vocational Expert, Nov. 4, St. Louis, Missouri, MATA, 1988
  • Moderator, Personal Injury - Winning Trial Strategies and Trial Notebooks, MATA, 1989
  • Lecturer, A Career in Law, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, 1989
  • Moderator, Premises Liability: The Theory of Winning, MATA, 1989
  • Lecturer, Effective Discovery and Case Preparation, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1989
  • Lecturer, Medical Malpractice Seminar, MATA, 1990
  • Lecturer, The Woytus Decision, The Lawyer's Association of St. Louis, 1990
  • Lecturer, Hot Topics in Insurance Litigation, The University of Missouri Law School, 1990
  • Lecturer, Rising Stars Seminar, The American Trial Lawyer's Association, 1990
  • Lecturer, Civil Trial and Appellate Practice, Annual Law Update, The Missouri Bar, 1990
  • Lecturer, Current Problems in Insurance, MATA, 1990
  • Lecturer, Washing University's Lawyers in Practice, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, 1990
  • Lecturer, Alternative Dispute Resolution, The Missouri Bar, 1990
  • Lecturer, Opening Statement, National Litigation Conference, Law Education Institute, Inc., 1991
  • Lecturer, Tort Law Update, 15 - hour Review of the Law, The Missouri Bar, 1991
  • Lecturer, Civil Trial and Appellate Practice, Annual Law Update, 1991
  • Lecturer, Untangling, Underinsured Motorist Coverage: What Does UIM Mean? How Much Coverage is Available?, Practical Problems and Solutions in Insurance Practice, Including Ethical Considerations, 1992
  • Moderator, Trial Advocacy, MATA, 1992
  • Lecturer, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, A Review and Preview, Federal Practice and Procedure, The Missouri Bar and The University of Missouri Law School, 1992
  • Lecturer, Civil Trial and Appellate Practice, Annual Law Update, The Missouri Bar, 1992
  • Lecturer, Trying the Automobile Injury Case in Missouri, The National Business Institute, Inc., 1992
  • Lecturer, Ethics Seminar, Ethical Considerations Involving Ex Parte Communication with Doctors and Experts, MATA, 1993
  • Lecturer, Trial Advocacy in Missouri, The National Business Institute, Inc., 1993
  • Lecturer, New Approaches in Underinsured Motorist Coverage, ATLA, 1993
  • Lecturer, Civil Procedure Update, "Recent Case Developments Regarding Pleadings, Discovery and Summary Judgment", The Missouri Bar, 1994
  • Lecturer, Case Evaluation: What's It Really Worth, The Missouri Bar, 1994
  • Lecturer, Federal Practice and Procedure, "Demonstrative Evidence", The University of Missouri Law School, 1994
  • Lecturer, Trial Advocacy in Missouri, The National Business Institute, Inc., 1994
  • Lecturer, Taking and Defending Depositions, The University of Missouri Kansas City, 1995
  • Lecturer, Persuasion in Opening Statements, MATA, 1995
  • Lecturer, Ethics for the Plaintiff's Lawyer, 15 - Hour Review of the Law, The University of Missouri Kansas City, 1995
  • Lecturer, Maximizing Damages in Personal Injury Cases, MATA, 1996
  • Lecturer, Civil Jury Trial Demonstration, The University of Missouri Kansas City, 1996
  • Lecturer, Blueprints for Success - "Ethics in Trial Practice", MATA, 1996
  • Lecturer, Hot Topics in Personal Injury Litigation - "Trying or Settling the Catastrophic Injury Case", The University of Missouri Columbia, School of Law, 1997
  • Lecturer, CLE Potpourri for the General Practitioner- "Ethical Problems in Mediation, The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, 1997
  • Lecturer, Tried and True Tips for The Trial Attorney, MATA, 1998
  • Lecturer, Trial Skills for the Winning Edge - Closing Argument in a Medical Malpractice Case, The University of Missouri-Columbia, 1998
  • Lecturer, Tried and True Tips for the Trial Attorney, MATA, 1998
  • Lecturer, Civil Matters - Jury Instructions, The Judicial Trial College, 1998
  • Lecturer, Civil Matters - Jury Instructions, The Judicial Trial College, 1998
  • Lecturer, Anatomy of a Federal Lawsuit - Examination of Witnesses, BAMSL, 1999
  • Lecturer, Civil Matters - Jury Instructions, The Judicial Trial College, 1999
  • Lecturer, Civil Matters - MAl (Civil) How to Use the Book for Beginners, The Judicial Trial College, 1999
  • Lecturer, Tried and True Tips for the Trial Attorney - Memorable Closings, MATA, 1999
  • Lecturer, Trial Strategies for Small Firm Lawyers That Win Bias Cases, Missouri Bar, Solo and Small Firm Conference, 2000
  • Lecturer, How to Cherry Pick Jurors in Federal Court, Missouri Bar, Solo and Small Firm Conference, 2000
  • Lecturer, Nuts and Bolts of Trial Skill Techniques, Missouri Bar - Solo and Small Firm Conference, 2001
  • Lecturer, Office Hours Discussion Group, Missouri Bar - Solo and Small Firm Conference
  • Lecturer, Cross Examination, BAMSL, 2001
  • Lecturer, Civil Matters - Jury Instructions, The Judicial Trial College, 2001
  • Lecturer, Civil Matters - MAl Basics, The Judicial Trial College, 2001
  • Lecturer, Successful Handling of Wrongful Death Cases in Missouri - Handling Difficult Issues in a Wrongful Death Case, Lorman Education Services, 2001
  • Lecturer, Marketing to Get Business and Keep It, Women in Law: Meeting the Challenge - Midwest Regional Conference for Women In the Law
  • Lecturer, Direct and Cross Examination Techniques From the Experts, Missouri Bar - Solo and Small Firm Conference, 2002
  • Lecturer, The Daubert. Kuhmo & Proqencv Decisions from the Experts' Point of View, Missouri Bar - Solo and Small Firm Conference, 2002
  • Lecturer, Successful Handling of Wrongful Death Cases in Missouri - Handling Difficult Issues in a Wrongful Death Case, Lorman Education Services, 2002
  • Lecturer, Trying Cases in State Courts, The National Employment Lawyers Association, 2003
  • Lecturer, Civil Jury Trial Demonstration, University of Missouri - Kansas City, 2003
  • Lecturer, Judicial Trial Skills Seminar, The Trial Judge Education Committee, 2003

Pro Bono Activities

  • Statewide Legal Services Commission
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority
  • Legislative Committee, Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority
  • Founding Member, Mizzou Flagship Council
  • Statewide Board Member, Mizzou Flagship Council
  • Secretary, Mizzou Flagship Council
  • Committee Chair, St. Louis Priory School Mothers Club, 2004 - 2005
  • Villa Duchesne/Oak Hill School Education Committee, 2005 - 2009
  • Missouri Watch Advisory Committee
  • Founding Member, Justice for Missouri Families
  • Board of Director, Justice for Missouri Families
  • Public Justice
  • Learning Disabilities Association
  • Backstage Member, Center for Creative Arts (Coca)
  • St. Patrick's Center for the Homeless
  • Mo PERG Member
  • High School Mock Trial Volunteer Coach-St. Louis Priory School, 2007 - 2008
  • Ranked 4th Nationally, High School Mock Trial Volunteer Coach-St. Louis Priory School, 2007
  • High School Mock Trial Volunteer Coach - Villa Duchesne, 2007 - 2009
  • Ranked 4th in the State, High School Mock Trial Volunteer Coach - Villa Duchesne, 2009

Past Positions

  • Myers & Kordenbrock, P.C., Partner/Attorney, 1995 - 1999
  • The Hullverson Law Firm, Principal/Attorney, 1985 - 1995
  • U.S. District Judge James H. Meredith, Federal Law Clerk
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, Federal Law Clerk, 1984 - 1985

Education

  • University of Missouri School of Law (Columbia), Columbia, Missouri, 1984
    J.D.
    Law Review: Missouri Law Review, Staff, 1982 - 1984
  • University of Missouri, 1981
    B.A.
    Honors: With Honors
    Major: Economics
    Major: Political Science

Articles

Published Works

  • A Separate Cause of Action for Contribution Among Joint Tortfeasors, 49 Mo. L. Rev 135, 1983
  • UIM Coverage Alive and Well, Appellate Case Note, The Missouri - The Missouri Bar, 1992
  • Violations of Woytus Will Not Go Unsanctioned Appellate Case Note, The Missouri Trial Attorney, 1992
  • Federal Statutes Do Not Pre-empt All State Causes of Action Appellate Case Note, The Missouri Trial Attorney, 1992
  • Protection Against Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists, Missouri Insurance Practice, 4th Edition, 1994
  • Ten Tips for Trying Your Case in a Difficult Venue or When Representing a Difficult Client, The Missouri Trial Attorney, Volume XIII, No. 2, 1995
  • Ten Tips for Trying Your Case in a Difficult Venue or When Representing a Difficult Client, Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, July, 1995
  • No Choice - Driving the Agenda, The Missouri Trial Attorney, 1997
  • - Throwing Stones in Glass Houses: The Hypocrisy of the U.S. Chamber Campaign, The St. Louis Daily Record, March, 1998
  • Lawyers as Heroes, The Missouri Trial Attorney, April, 1998
  • Tobacco, Insurance, The U.S. Chamber and Manufacturing Giants Team UP, The Missouri Trial Attorney, 1998
  • Injured People Need Access to Court, St. Louis Post- Dispatch Editorial, July, 1998

Office Information

Address

222 S. Central AvenueSuite 675 Saint Louis, MO 63105

Office Hours

M-F 8:00am-5:30pm, Sat by apptmt

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Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America in the Specialties of Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation, 2010
  • Lon O. Hocker Award for Trial Advocacy from the Missouri Bar, 1995
  • Honorary Order of the Barristers - (Trial Advocacy Award from the University of Missouri Law School, 1994
  • Daily Record "Justice Award" (First Recipient Of Award Given For Significant Contribution To Her Area Of Expertise And Her Positive Impact On The Community), 1999
  • St. Louis Magazine Best Lawyers, 2006 - 2009
  • AV Rated Martindale Hubbell
  • Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyer, 2007 - 2009
  • Best Lawyers in America Consumers Guide, 2001 - 2002
  • Outstanding Service Award - Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1998
  • Women Lawyers' Association 20th Anniversary President's Award, 1996
  • "Write Women Back Into History Award", 1995
  • Featured in St. Louis Business Journal, "Courtroom Cowboys, Women in the 'Last Macho, 1991
  • Featured in Kirkwood-Webster Times, "Kirkwood's Gretchen Meyers [Myers] Talks About the O.J. Simpson Trial; Life as a Wife & Mother; Making It as a Successful Attorney", 1995
  • Outstanding Young Woman of America
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys Special Member, 1989
  • Who's Who in the Midwest, 21st Edition, 1988 - Present
  • Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America, 1st Ed., 1988 - Present
  • Who's Who in American Law, 6th Edition, 1989 - Present
  • The World Who's Who of Women, 10th Edition, 1989 - Present
  • Who's Who in the World, 10th Edition, 1990 - Present
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

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