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Christopher James Finney

Christopher James Finney

also known as Chris Finney

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Trucking Accident, Slip and Fall Accident, Brain Injury, Animal & Dog Bites

About Me

Christopher J. Finney graduated from St. Louis University School of Law in 2010. Mr. Finney worked at the Circuit Attorney's Office handling grand jury matters and prosecuted felony drug crimes and gun crimes. Mr. Finney then joined a large insurance defense firm, where he handled a variety of premises liability cases, auto-insurance cases and other personal injury claims throughout the State of Missouri.


In 2012, Chris Finney joined Finney Law Office, LLC. Through his experience, he has successfully argued in front of the Missouri Court of Appeals. Mr. Finney has tried over 25 jury and non jury matters while at the Circuit Attorney's Office.


Chris spent time interning at The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office prior to his fulltime employment there. He has also interned for the National Sports Agency and the Law Offices of Thomas R. Green. He is a native of St. Louis. He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis where he was an all-conference member of the football team and St. Louis University School of Law.



Admitted to Practice in:
Federal Court for Eastern District of Missouri
Federal Court for Southern District of Illinois


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Personal Injury: 40%
  2. Trucking Accident: 20%
  3. Car Accidents: 20%
  4. Slip and Fall Accident: 10%
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

22 total 

  • Christian William Bahn

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Christian Bahn Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Patrick Thomas Hinrichs

    I endorse this lawyer. Christopher is exceptionally knowledgeable in the area of personal injury law. His clients are his top priority and he makes every effort to ensure as positive an outcome as possible for them.


    Patrick Hinrichs Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

1735 S. Big Bend
St. Louis, MO, 63117



MOGood Standing, Active201010/09/2012

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Up & Coming LawyerMissouri Lawyers Weekly2015
The Theodore McMillian Inns of Court MemberSt. Louis University School of Law2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Multi-Million Dollar MemberMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2015
Nation's Top One PercentNADC2015
Best Attorneys of AmericaRue Ratings2014
AVVO Client's Choice AwardAVVO2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Million Dollar MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2013
David J. Hensler Award in Trial AdvocacySt. Louis University School of Law2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Trial AttorneyFinney Law Office2012 - Present
Litigation AssociateDanna McKitrick, PC2012 - 2012
Felony Trial AttorneySt. Louis City Circuit Attorney's Office2010 - 2012


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, The Missouri Trial Attorney CommitteeN/A2012 - Present
Lawyers Association of St. LouisN/A2011 - Present
Missouri State Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State v. Kenneth Richie, ED 96753Affirmed in part.
State v. Angela Fletcher, 1022-CR05810Won
State vs. Kenneth Richie, 1022-CR04876Won

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Louis University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Washington University in St. LouisPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2006

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Law Practice Management ClassBecoming and Being a Lawyer2015