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David M. Zevan is a St. Louis medical malpractice lawyer and personal injury attorney. He has been a lawyer for more than 20 years. Zevan received his undergraduate degree in political science and history from the University of Scranton in 1987 and his law degree from the Saint Louis University School of Law in 1991.


In 2009, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys bestowed one of its top honors — the Thomas Strong Trial Award, given annually to an attorney whose advocacy skills in difficult cases demonstrate great skill and passion for the injured — on Zevan.


The Zevan and Davidson Law Firm is one of St. Louis most awarded law firms with over 20 years of experience.  David Zevan and Kevin Davidson have a proven track record of getting results in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice trials.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 48%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 47%
  3. Spinal Cord Injury: 5%



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  • Gonzalo Fernandez

    David is an experienced and incredibly capable trial attorney who truly cares about his clients. Highly recommend David to clients out there and look forward to working with him on cases in the future.


    Gonzalo Fernandez Medical malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Edward Charles Kruse

    Best Medical Malpractice Lawyer Around! I highly endorse this lawyer. I have handled many cases with David Zevan over many years and he is definitely one of the best medical malpractice lawyers in Missouri. Attorneys from all over the region refer their cases to him and his results speak for themselves. You cannot go wrong with David Zevan!


    Edward Kruse Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199205/17/2016
MOGood Standing, Active199101/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale Hubbell2011
Thomas G. Strong AwardMissouri Association of Trial Attorneys2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerZevan and Davidson Law Firm1995 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
American Association for Justice, Interstate Trucking Litigation GroupMember2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Failure to Diagnose$6,500,000 verdict awarded
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Louis University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1991
Saint Louis University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Solo and Small Firm ConferencePersonal Injury Cases2011
William Kniep Courtroom, Morrissey HallJury Selection2010
Judicial Trial Skills Seminar: Complex LitigationVoir Dire in Complex Litigation2010
Risk Management for Doctor, Nurses and HospitalsLiability Factors in Primary Care1993