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My firm handles cases all over the country.  We appreciate you considering The Potts Law Firm for your legal needs regarding dangerous products, medical devices and personal injury.


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  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 75%
    20 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    20 years



Contingent (33-40%)

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The Potts Law Firm

100 Waugh Dr., Suite 350
Houston, TX, 77027


MOGood Standing, Active199401/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2012
American Jurisprudence Award Appellate AdvocacyUniversity of Missouri Kansas City1994
Sheridan Appellate Advocacy AwardUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law1993
UMKC Law ReviewLaw Review1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior Trial AttorneyThe Potts Law Firm, LLP2014 - Present
PartnerO'Reilly Jensen & Preston LLC2000 - 2014
AssociateBlackwell Sanders Peper Martin1997 - 1999
AttorneyPrice Fry & Robb1996 - 1997
AttorneyWoolsey Fisher Whiteaker & McDonald1994 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Springfield Metropolitan Bar AssociationBoard Member2013 - 2014
Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, Federal Practice CommitteeMember2010 - Present
Missouri State Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Springfield Metropolitan Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Missouri Association of Trial AttorneysMember1994 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1994 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Missouri Bar CLE DeskbookSupplement Evidence CLE Chapter 132011
Missouri Bar CLE Deskbook EvidenceAdmissibility of Subsequent Remedial Measures, Insurance Coverage, Settlements, Plea Bargains and Collateral Payments of Medical Expenses2006
Missouri Bar CLE Deskbook Products LiabilityProof of Damages1996
UMKC Law ReviewWhen Hired Guns Backfire: The Witness Immunity Doctrine1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
William Jewell CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Law UpdateEmployment Law2012
Missouri State University Small Business CenterMissouri Employment Law2011
College ClassHospitality Law Class2011
Annual Law UpdateEmployment Law Update2011
Member MeetingTenant Evictions and Leases2010
Landlord Tenant LawAlternative Dispute Resolution2010
Federal Practice CLEMotions to Dismiss in Federal Court2010
Missouri Bar Annual UpdateEmployment Law Update2009
Employment Law in MissouriNegotiating Separation Agreements2009
How to For New LawyersEmployment Law2008
Annual Law UpdateEmployment Law in Missouri2008
Stepping Up for new lawyersLitigation for the new lawyer2007
Sixth Annual Labor and Employment SymposiumSummary Judgment Under the Missouri Human Rights Act2007
Employment LawProperly Handling Employee Complaints2003