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About me

When I started practicing law in 1982 I vowed to stand up for the little guy, the underdog.  In the last 30 years I have represented all kinds of individuals with many different crash related personal injuries.  The client always comes first.


Languages spoken: English, German

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 30%
  2. Trucking Accident: 25%
  3. Slip and Fall: 25%
  4. Motorcycle Accident: 20%



Contingent (25-33%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Ross W. Buehler

    I endorse this lawyer. I have know Lee for over 25 years. He is an outstanding attorney and highly skilled litigator. He is a an adept and zealous advocate for his client.


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Contact info

11413 Manchester Road
Manchester, MO, 63122

11413 Manchester Rd
Kirkwood, MO, 63122-1009



MOGood Standing, Active198201/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Certificate of MembershipNATIONAL Child Abuse Resource Center2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyS. Lee Patton Law Office1982 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College Ranch ClubContributing Member2002 - Present
Join Hands East St. Louis (Boy's Club)Volunteer1995 - Present
Missouri Association of Trial AttorneysMember1985 - Present
National Child Abuse Defense & Resource CenterMember1985 - Present
Missouri BarMember1982 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Williams v. MydloFor the Plaintiff
Haskenhoff v. MedRehab of Missouri Inc., et al.For the Plaintiff
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Louis University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Saint Louis UniversityN/AB.S.B.A.1979