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Daniel Patrick Finney Jr

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Daniel P. Finney Jr. specializes in serious litigation matters, particularly complex personal injury claims.  He has over thirty years of experience as a litigator, having completed over 100 jury trials. Dan has obtained multimillion dollar verdicts or settlements in claims arising from truck accidents, medical negligence, product defects, fraud, auto accidents, accidental shooting, and inverse condemnation.  The results of some of his trials have attracted national media attention, and with respect to protective firefighting equipment, have changed the way defective products are tracked and have resulted in product recalls.  Dan collaborates with out of state attorneys to pursue claims in other jurisdictions.  He has also been named a top 100 trial lawyer by the American Trial Lawyers Association.  He has appeared on radio as an expert commentator on the topics of legal and medical malpractice and is a lifetime member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 45%
    38 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Car Accident: 20%
    38 years
  3. Trucking Accident: 20%
    38 years
  4. Slip and Fall: 5%
  5. Other: 10%
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Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-40%), Free consultation (120 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Daniel. 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

  • John F Medler Jr

    Dan is a great personal injury lawyer. I have worked together on multiple cases, and he always did a great job.

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    John Medler Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Finney Law Office

225 S. Meramec Ave.
12th Floor
St. Louis, MO, 63105

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200905/11/2016
MOGood Standing, Active197801/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
Best Lawyers in America 2016Best Lawyers2016
Nation's Top One PercentNADC2015
Best Attorneys of AmericaRue Ratings2014
AVVO Clients' ChoiceAVVO2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in AmericaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in AmericaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2011
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in AmericaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2010
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in AmericaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2009
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in AmericaAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2008
Lifetime MembershipMulti-Million Dollar Advocates ForumN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerFinney Law Office1981 - Present
Trial AttorneySt Louis City Circuit Attorney Office1978 - 1981
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Missouri State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
St. Louis Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Missouri Association of Trial AttorneysMemberN/A
Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Multi Million Dollar Advocates ForumMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Wrongful Death Trucking Accident - $2 million$2,000,000.00
Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice $1.7 million$1,700,000.00
Wrongful Death Explosion $1.6 million$1,600,000.00
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Missouri Lawyers WeeklyBrown and James Settles Lawyer's Lawsuit2012
St. Louis Post DispatchHi-Tech Security sued, owner's property searched2011
Missouri Lawyers WeeklySettlement in wrongful death of firefighter reached as jury deliberate2006
Missouri Lawyers WeeklyWomen had Heart Attack after ER Visit2004
St. Louis Post DispatchEx-Policeman Awarded $1.3 million in Crash Suit1987
St. Louis Post DispatchYouth Shot in Holdup Gets $5.5 MillionN/A
St. Louis Post DispatchJUDGE ORDERS CITY TO PAY OWNER OF DOWNTOWN SITE: CITY HAD DENIED A DEMOLITION PERMIT FOR THE SYNDICATE TRUST BUILDINGN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Louis University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Saint Louis University School of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
St. Louis University School of Law Speaker SeriesProducts Liability Litigation2011

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