Michael S. Hamlin is a 2000 graduate of the University of Tulsa, where he earned his B.A. in Political Science. In 2003, Mike received his J.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, where he was a member of the Missouri Law Review.
Mike is licensed to practice in Missouri and Illinois. He is also admitted in the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Missouri and the Southern District of Illinois, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Mike is a member of the Missouri Bar, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Professional Liability Defense Federation, DRI, and The Harmonie Group. Mike has presented at multiple seminars on topics relating to defense planning, trial preparation, and litigation. He has served as lead trial counsel in Missouri and Illinois on numerous cases involving personal injury and wrongful death claims, medical malpractice, dram shop liability, and premises liability. He has also handled complex coverage disputes and has successfully argued insurance coverage matters before the Court of Appeals for the Eastern District of Missouri and the Missouri Supreme Court.
Licensed since 2003
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2004||05/14/2015|
|MO||Good Standing, Active||2003||01/08/2013|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Rising Star||Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Principal||Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.||2003 - Present|
|Law Clerk||Missouri Attorney General's Office||2001 - 2001|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Professional Liability Defense Federation||Past Chairman||2013 - 2013|
|Professional Liability Defense Federation||Past Vice Chair||2012 - 2012|
|Missouri State Bar Association||Attorney Member||2003 - Present|
|University of Missouri Law Review||N/A||2002 - 2003|
|The Harmonie Group||Member||N/A|
|Defense Research Institute||Member||N/A|
|National Business Institute Seminar||Handling Complex Auto Insurance Coverage Disputes||2012|
|National Business Institute Seminar||How to Successfully Resolve the Automobile Injury Case||2010|
|Missouri Law Review||Missouri's Grandparent Visitation Statute||2003|
|University of Missouri - Columbia School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2003|
|University of Tulsa||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2000|
|Handling Complex Auto Insurance Coverage Disputes||Bad faith litigation and complex automobile insurance policy issues||2012|
|How to Successfully Resolve the Automobile Injury Case||Litigation issues from the defense perspective||N/A|