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Geoffrey Stephen Meyerkord

Geoffrey Stephen Meyerkord

also known as Geoff

Practice areas:

Workers Compensation, Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

About Me

Geoff is married with four children. He is a Missouri native and was raised in St. Louis. Geoff is a 1989 graduate of
Lutheran South HS, a 1993 graduate of Drury College and a 1996 graduate
of the University of Missouri-Columbia Law School. He founded the
Meyerkord Law Firm in 2000 and has had many cases published in
Missouri Lawyers Weekly.


He is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys,
Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Missouri and Illinois Bar
and the Missouri and Illinois Federal Courts. Outside of family and work
Geoff trains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.


Our firms' dedication to quality, understanding of the law, trust and respect
are the foundation of our long-standing relationship with our clients
and the community. We strive for excellence not only in the courtroom
but in all aspects of personal as well as public life. It is our goal to
continually exceed the expectations of our clients by achieving
superior results. Our ability to maintain long-standing relationships
with clients is the direct result of our philosophy of always placing
the clients’ needs first.


All clients are given his private cell number, in addition to his land
line and e-mail. We will return your phone calls promptly, speak
plainly, and report regularly on your case. We communicate effectively
and demonstrate the strictest personal and professional ethics as well
as the utmost concern for our clients. Our approach focuses on each
client’s background, needs, and goals.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Personal Injury: 30%
    19 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Workers Compensation: 30%
    19 years, 500 cases
  3. Car Accidents: 20%
  4. Birth Injury: 10%
  5. Medical Malpractice: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Geoffrey. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jonathan Andrew McAllister

    Geoff Meyerkord's ability to talk to people and simplify complex legal concepts makes him an excellent communicator and an invaluable asset to the clients of Meyerkord and Meyerkord.

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    Jonathan McAllister Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC

1000 Broadway
Suite 500
Kansas City, MO, 64101

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199705/14/2015
MOGood Standing, Active199601/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Multi-Million Dollar AdvocateMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Dean's ListDrury University1993
Dean's ListDrury University1992

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMeyerkord & Meryerkord, LLC2011 - Present
Partner and OwnerMeyerkord Law Firm, LC2000 - 2011
AssociateCasey & Meyerkord, PC1997 - 2000

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Kappa Alpha OrderPresident1995 - Present
U.S. Federal Court for the Eastern District of MissouriMember1995 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Missouri Association of Trial AttorneysMember1993 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1993 - Present
Missouri State BarMember1993 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Passenger in car crash receives settlement after airbag was deactivated by vehicle ownerSettlement - $150,000
Venegoni v. WeinstockSettlement at mediation-$750,000.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Meyerkord Law Firm Weekly blogExcessive prescription of Piroxicam results in settlement2010

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Columbia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
Drury UniversityHistory and CommunicationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1993

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Hot Topics in Personal InjuryMedicaid lien reductions in Missouri1998