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Christopher John Swatosh

Personal injury Attorney at Ava, MO

5.0   3 reviews
  • Licensed for 27 years
    State MO
    Acquired 1996
    Status
    Good Standing, Active No misconduct found

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About Christopher

Learn Christopher’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    33%
    Automobile Accidents, Semi-Truck Accidents

    26 years

  2. Criminal defense
    25%
    Serious Felony Cases, Misdemeanors, traffic Tickets

    26 years

  3. Chapter 7 bankruptcy
    17%
    Western District of Missouri Federal Court

    26 years

  4. Family
    15%
    Divorce, Child Custody and Support, Modifications, Paternity, Non-Paternity, Guardianship, Adoption

    26 years

  5. Workers compensation
    10%

    26 years

The Law Office of Christopher J. Swatosh, LLC is located in Ava, Missouri. We represent clients in personal injury cases, victims in car wrecks and semi-truck accidents, criminal defense, workers compensation, bankruptcy and employment discrimination. We also have an office in Ozark, Missouri.

 

Chris Swatosh has a wealth of civil and criminal trial experience and is a former Prosecutor. Chris is a Missouri native and graduated from college with his Bachelor’s Degree from Central Missouri State University before attending and graduating the University of Missouri School of Law.

 

After law school he became Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Douglas County before being elected Douglas County’s full time Prosecutor in 1999, a position he held until 2006. He’s also held positions as the city attorney for Seymour (1997-2011), Willow Springs (1999-2001) and Ava (1999-2004). He’s also held the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Ozark County (1997-99) and Texas County (2003-04) as well as the Municipal Court Judge for the city of Ava (2004-05). Chris is also licensed to practice in the State of Missouri as well as the Western District of Missouri Federal Court.

 

Chris represents clients throughout the state of Missouri in personal injury (car wreck and semi-truck accidents), worker’s compensation and criminal cases but most of his clients have civil and criminal matters in the counties of Douglas, Wright, Ozark, Greene, Christian, Texas and Howell. He also represents clients in municipal courts, normally for traffic tickets or misdemeanor charges. Those municipal courts include Ava, Gainesville, Hartville, Seymour, Mountain Grove, Cabool, Willow Springs, West Plains and Houston. In bankruptcy cases Chris represents clients in the Western District of Missouri Federal Court.

 

Chris is compassionate about his clients’ legal matters and offers aggressive, zealous representation. Call today to arrange an office visit or telephone consultation.

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Silver Client Champion

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Posted by anonymous | December 25, 2020
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| Consulted Attorney
good
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Posted by Christopher | November 9, 2016
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| Consulted Attorney
I am deeply grateful for his skill, concern for my welfare, and vigorous involvement.
Mr Swatosh handled a complicated criminal case for me which involved a grand jury investigation. The results of his representation were extremely favorable to me. I am deeply grateful for his skill, concern for my welfare, and vigorous involvement. I would heartily recommend his services to anyone.
Posted by anonymous | August 31, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Very impressive work
Swatosh recently did some work for me and I found myself very impressed not only with his professionalism but his expertise in the area of my case. I'd definitely recommend him to do work for any of my friends or family!

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AVVO RATING 7.6 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Law Office of Christopher J. Swatosh, LLC
  • 1996 - Present
  • Judge
  • City of Ava, Missouri
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
  • Texas County, Missouri
  • 2003 - 2004
  • Prosecuting Attorney
  • Douglas County, Missouri
  • 1999 - 2006
  • Prosecuting Attorney
  • City of Willow Springs, Missouri
  • 1999 - 2001
  • Prosecuting Attorney
  • City of Ava, Missouri
  • 1999 - 2004
  • Prosecuting Attorney
  • City of Seymour, Missouri
  • 1997 - 2011
  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
  • Ozark County, Missouri
  • 1997 - 1999
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Education

  • University of Missouri - Columbia School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1996

Associations

  • Missouri State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Member
  • N/A
  • National District Attorneys Association
  • Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Client Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
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  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
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  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
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  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
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Ava Personal injury Lawyer Christopher John Swatosh
Christopher John Swatosh
Personal injury Attorney
Ava, MO
Licensed for 27 years