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  1. Appeals: 100%
    43 years, 300 cases

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  • Duane Matthew Randle

    Mr. Gross was excellent to work with. I approached him about preparing a mediation brief, and his insight and experience was invaluable in getting my case resolved.


    Duane Randle Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Matthew Edwin Lee Voorhees

    I am continually impressed by Michael's depth of legal knowledge and his ability to apply creative solutions to help clients achieve the best possible outcomes. I feel confident that any clients I send to Michael will be in excellent hands.


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Michael Gross Law Office

231 South Bemiston Avenue
Suite 110
St. Louis, MO, 63105


AZActive 201007/16/2015
MOGood Standing, Active197201/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Recognition for Appellate PracticeBest Lawyers in America2016
Missouri Kansas SuperLawyers - Appellate PracticeSuperLawyers/ThomsonReuters2015
Recognition for Appellate PracticeBest Lawyers in America2015
Missouri Kansas SuperLawyers - Appellate PracticeSuperLawyers/ThomsonReuters2014
Recognition for Appellate PracticeBest Lawyers in America2014
Missouri Kansas SuperLawyers - Appellate PracticeSuperLawyers/Thomson Reuters2013
Recognition for Appellate PracticeBest Lawyers in America2013
Missouri Kansas SuperLawyers - AppellateSuperLawyers/ThompsonReuters2012
Recognition for Appellate PracticeBest Lawyers in America2012
Missouri Kansas Super Lawyers - AppellateSuperLawyers/ThomsonReuters2011
Recognition for Appellate PracticeBest Lawyers in America2011
Missouri Kansas Super Lawyers - AppellateSuperLawyers/ThompsonReuters2010
Missouri Kansas Super Lawyers - AppellateSuperLawyers/ThomsonReuters2009
Extraordinary Volunteeer Service AwardAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri2008
Robert Duncan Award for Appellate ExcellenceMissouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2006
A V ratingMartindale-Hubbell1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Law ClerkHon. M. C. Matthes, Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit1971 - 1972
Association namePosition nameDuration
8th Circuit Civil Instructions SubcommitteeMember2012 - 2014
American Bar AssociationCouncil of Appellate Lawyers, Member2011 - Present
Missouri Association of Trial AttorneysN/A1995 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A1993 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1975 - Present
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. LouisN/A1973 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Mitchell v. Kardesch, 2010 WL 2513791 (Mo. June 15, 2010)Judgment reversed.
McBride v. CSX Transportation, Inc., 598 F.3d 388 (7th Cir. 2010)Judgment affirmed.
Donaldson Company, Inc. v. Burroughs Diesel, Inc., 581 F.3d 726 (8th Cir. 2009)Judgment reversed.
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Champion magazineWrit of Error Coram Nobis1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolN/AJ.D.1971
University of Missouri School of JournalismJournalismB.J.1969
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mastering Appellate AdvocacyDemonstration of Oral Argument2014
Nuts and Bolts of Appellate Practice 2011Nuts and Bolts of a Federal Appeal - Springfield2011
Nuts and Bolts of Appellate Practice 2011Nuts and Bolts of a Federal Appeal - Kansas City2011
Nuts and Bolts of Appellate Practice 2011Nuts and Bolts of a Federal Appeal - St. Louis2011
Appellate Practice SeminarStorytelling Principles For Appellate Briefwriters2007
2007 Advocacy SymposiumAppellate Advocacy2007
Appellate Practice SeminarBriefwriting2005
Appellate Practice SeminarAppellate Standards of Review2004
Practice in Federal and State Appellate CourtsTechnical Aspects of Briefs in the 8th Circuit2003
Appellate Practice SeminarBrief Writing lecture and Ethics on Appeal panel2003
Appellate Practice SeminarWhether And How To Appeal2003
What Every General Practitioner Needs to KnowStorytelling Principles For Appellate Briefwriters2002
Appellate Practice 2000Comparative Oral Argument Demonstration2000