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James G. Onder

Trucking accident Attorney at Saint Louis, MO

4.9   47 reviews

also known as Jim Onder


Licensed for 34 years

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About James

Learn James’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    25%

    34 years, 1,000 cases

  2. Trucking accident
    25%
    This includes car accident, truck accident, pedestrian versus vehicle accidents, and motorcycle accidents

    34 years, 500 cases

  3. Car accident
    20%
    This includes car accident, truck accident, pedestrian versus vehicle accidents, and motorcycle accidents

    34 years, 1,000 cases

  4. Defective and dangerous products
    20%

    34 years, 1,000 cases

  5. Medical malpractice
    10%

    34 years, 100 cases

OVER 35 YEARS EXPERIENCE - MULTIPLE AWARD WINNING, NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED CAR ACCIDENT LAWYER

Award winning attorney, James Onder, helps get justice and compensation for those injured in St. Louis, Kansas City, and all over Missouri.  With over 35 years of experience and  $3.5 Billion in settlements and verdicts, James has helped families receive the justice they deserve. In addition, James is part of Board of Governors for the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys.   James has handled thousands of cases, with a long track record of success. James offers a free consultation to help his potential clients.

James is widely known for his work handling catastrophic injury and death claims involving automobiles, trucks, railroads, motorcycles, forklifts and other serious injuries.  

Recognized as the national advocate on mini-blind and window covering safety, James has handled cases in both federal court and multiple state courts (including Missouri, Illinois, Florida, California, Arizona and many others).  James also represents many members of the Iron Workers and Steel Workers unions.

James is truly passionate about helping others and always gives his clients the best legal guidance and assistance that he can offer.  His practice areas include car accidents, trucking accidents, workers' compensation, wrongful death, slip & fall accidents, medical malpractice, drunk driving accidents and a wide variety of other claim types. 

 

 

 

 

 

   
    
    
 

 

 

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Licensed for 34 years
State IL
Status Active And Authorized To Practice Law
Acquired 1989
Updated 01/06/2023
State MO
Status Good Standing, Active
Acquired 1988
Updated 01/01/2023

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

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OnderLaw, LLC

Reviews

4.9 / 5.0
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Posted by Kayla | January 8, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best Car Accident Attorney!!!
My daughter and I were in a car accident that was not our fault. A truck began switching lanes and to avoid being crushed I swerved and from there I do not remember anything. I was in the intensive care along with my daughter for several months after the auto accident. Once I was able to get my thoughts together and begin to recover I reached out to attorney Jim Onder, and let me say it was the Best decision I ever made. Jim surpassed all my expectations and was able to relief the financial strain that was put on me and my family. I would tell Anyone if they are seriously injured in a car accident and do not call Jim Onder you are doing yourself an injustice! Thank-you Jim for everything you have done!
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Posted by anonymous | October 24, 2014
Bed Bug Settlement Case
While staying at a hotel, we were attacked by bed bugs which then got transported via our luggage into our home. The hotel had a repeated history over several years of bed bug infestation and did not treat them properly. Our attorney got us compensated for our extensive bills including exterminators, cleaning expenses and medical bill along with severe pain and suffering and physical scarring from the incident.
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Posted by Tina P. - Wisconsin | November 13, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Lawyer of the Year
Jim Onder, Stephanie Rados, and Mark Berns are just some of the amazing lawyers at the Onder Law Firm. Jim is the type of lawyer that literally gives you the shirt off his own back. He is not afraid to stand up for clients who are intimidated by large corporations that have injured loved ones, sadly my mother died and he is representing her in a wrongful death suit. Communication is over the top. Jim is a family man as he treats clients like family. His love for his job simply radiates to his clients because of his attention to detail, integrity, and patriotism or love of country for his firm and helping clients from across the United States. Jim co-counsels with other firms, so he can help clients from MO to Wisconsin to across the nation. I would nominate him for "Attorney of the Year,"- he will work hard and his entire team will for that matter to achieve the results you deserve. Jim is very intelligent and speaks in terms you can understand and has excellent newsletters and regularly updates clients to the "goings-on" in the world. His whole staff models his example of treating clients like family. Thank you Jim and the Onder Law Firm - you have forever impacted our family and countless others. You are a blessing, a treasure, and gift to the world. Thank you!
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Posted by anonymous | January 1, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Caring and Professional
Jim was very sincere and thorough. I like the way that he took time to meet with me and explain all of my options. He was very helpful to my family and I. I would definitely recommend him to everyone!
Posted by Taylor | January 1, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great firm!
Jim all the staff were great to work with and handled all communication with the insurance company. Thanks for making this a stress-free process!
Posted by Tim | December 31, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very Helpful
Jim Onder has helped me every step of the way with my case. He has always responded to my inquires in a timely fashion and is very happy to explain the process in simple terms so I can fully understand everything. I am glad to have him on my side.
Posted by Alex | December 31, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Thank you Jim!
Got the max for my work comp. Jim did a great job when I couldn't get any further on my own. I would have been lost and wouldn't have received what I did withou him. Thank you for your help Jim!!!
Posted by Mike | December 31, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best Attorney in StL
I don't have enough words to describe how amazing the experience with this firm was. They work very hard to make sure you have winning results. I could not have asked for better services. From the moment I first called until my case was over, I was at ease that I has made the right choice.
Posted by Jason | December 31, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Law Firm
I contacted a few law offices before I chose Jim Onder at The Onder Law Firm. The way they greeted me made me feel like a very important client and took consideration for any conditions I had at the time. I am very grateful for their excellent job!
Posted by Rick Cole | December 30, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent
Jim helped me in my work comp trucking accident. I didn't know how to even start the process. He was very helpful from the moment we met, to giving me his personal cell phone number to call.him when i needed help. Great service, i will give them a call if i ever find my self in another situation. Thank you!
Posted by Nancy C | December 30, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Exceptional Attorneys
I contacted the onder law firm for my husband's car accident and work comp case. Everyone was very helpful always answered my phone calls. I appreciate all the help they gave me and my husband. I would recommend everyone to contact onder law if they need help.
Posted by Franco G | December 29, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent
Great attorney. Jim was great. My case was handed with professionalism. I’m happy with the outcome. I will call him next time I need help.
Posted by Keith | December 28, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent attorney
Jim was very helpful and compassionate! Would highly recommend to any and everyone.
Posted by John | December 12, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Highly Qualified Legal Counsel
I have known Jim Onder and his team for a few years now. I have always been impressed by the way they take care of their clients. It's not always about the case, but the individual. I would recommend anyone seeking legal counsel to give Jim and his team a call.
Posted by Jeffrey | December 10, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Best attorney!
Mr. Onder is a man of integrity. He definitely knows the law and how to truly take care of clients. MY experience as a client was wonderful. I always knew what was going on with my case. Thank you for helping me with obtaining a favorable resolution.
Posted by Matt F. | December 4, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Firm!
Jim was very hands on with my accident case. He always kept me informed on new developments and worked hard to get the settlement I deserved.
Posted by Kevin | November 3, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Personal injury
Jim went above and beyond for me when working on my case. He made sure everything was taken care of and answered all my questions along the way.
Posted by anonymous | October 22, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great Group
The client intake group at Onder was extremely professional and friendly. I would recommend this firm for anyone considering their services.
Posted by Alexis | October 16, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Alexis Crum
James Onder is such a great lawyer. He really cares about his clients and cases. Would highly recommend!
Posted by Karly | October 7, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Call Jim Onder after your car accident!
I was in a bad car accident where I was hit and my car flipped and almost crushed and calling Jim Onder was the BEST DECISION I made to help me get what I deserved (it was the other cars fault and witnesses will say it also) for everything that I went through. Beside all my physical pain I was having a hard time dealing with things after the accident and the insurance company and I missed lots of work. I don't know how I would have dealt with it all without Jim helping me through it! The best thing was how he took the time to explain everything until I understood because I'd never been through this before and I tons of questions. I even called once late at night and he answered and answered all my questions!! He was so nice! He fought for me and it all went great and the settlement was beyond what I ever thought could happen. From the bottom of my heart, thank you Jim!
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 120 minutes
  • Contingency 25%-45%

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • OnderLaw, LLC
  • 1988 - Present

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law
  • 1988
  • Washington University School of Business Administration
  • 1985

Legal Cases

  • Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Verdict
  • $55 million verdict
  • $72 Million Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Verdict
  • $72 million Verdict
  • Mild Brain Injury
  • Resolution: $4,700,000
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Associations

  • Missouri & Illinois State Bar
  • Member
  • 1989 - Present
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Board of Governors
  • 1988 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 1988 - Present
  • St. Louis University's Law Journal
  • Member
  • N/A
  • St. Louis University's Public Law Review
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyer
  • American Society for Legal Advocates
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • Million Dollar Advocate
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2014
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocate
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2014
  • McWilliams Writing Award
  • Washington University School of Business Administration
  • N/A
  • Order of the Woolsack
  • St. Louis University School of Law
  • N/A
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Publications

  • Consumer's Advocate (Celebrity Press)
  • Together, We Can Make a Difference
  • 2013

Speaking Engagements

  • Consumer Products Safety Commission
  • Window Covering Safety
  • N/A

Attorney endorsements

Received (13)
Given (24)
Endorse James
Unknown Attorney | May 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jim has an amazing work ethic and is always pushing everyone at the firm to work as hard as possible for our clients."
Unknown Attorney | May 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jim is the hardest worker I know and a fantastic attorney. I’m happy to endorse him."
Unknown Attorney | May 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jim is an incredibly hardworking attorney who manages to stay on top of both his client’s and his firm’s needs. I’m happy to endorse him."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jim is the hardest working attorney I know, always looking forward at what is best for his clients. I’m happy to endorse him."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 08
Relationship: Co-worker
"Jim is an excellent attorney with a huge wealth of experience in product liability cases. He works nearly 24/7 for his clients and leaves no stone unturned. I’m happy to endorse him."
Unknown Attorney | Nov 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Jim."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 21
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jim is one of the hardest working lawyer I know. He fights for his clients in courtrooms all across the country and has a legal skillset that is respected by his peers."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 14
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Jim is an extremely knowledgeable and hard working attorney who goes out of his way to ensure the best results for his clients. I have had the privilege to co-counsel cases with him and I look forward to each opportunity. I endorse Jim without question."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 31
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 31
Relationship: Co-worker
"Dedicated to seeking the maximum amount of compensation for his clients."
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Class action
Personal injury
Personal injury
Defective and dangerous products
Defective and dangerous products
Defective and dangerous products
Defective and dangerous products
Personal injury
Trucking accident
Personal injury
Personal injury
Medical malpractice

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Saint Louis Trucking accident Lawyer James G. Onder
James G. Onder
Trucking accident Attorney
Saint Louis, MO
Licensed for 34 years
Free Consultation