Content is provided by the firm.The Law Offices of Gretchen Myers, P.C. in St. Louis, Missouri is denominated as one of the Best Law Firms in America. Gretchen
Myers, its founder, has been selected as the 2014 Lawyer of the Year. Ms Myers and her firms handles cases exclusively for those injured by the negligent conduct of others, with her practice concentrated in the areas of catastrophic trucking crash
product liability, wrongful death, medical negligence, sexual harassment
personal injury law. She is the only woman trial lawyer in the U.S.
selected to serve on the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking
Lawyers of America's National Advisory Board. She is the
recipient of two of the top trial advocacy awards in Missouri: the Lon
O. Hocker Award from the
Missouri Bar and is the youngest recipient of the prestigious Honorary
the Barristers Award from the University of Missouri. Both awards were
given for her outstanding trial work and
trial excellence. She is a frequent lecturer on civil trial techniques
advocacy skills throughout Missouri and nationwide.
Ms. Myers was recently inducted into The
National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers. She is the first recipient of
the “Daily Record Justice Award” given for significant contribution to her area
of expertise and her positive impact on the community. U.S. News and World
Report ranked her firm as one of the Best Firms in America and she was selected
by her peers as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the areas of both Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice, as a "Super Lawyer" (the top 5%
of all lawyers in Missouri and Kansas), and as one of the Top 50 Women Lawyers
in Missouri and Kansas. For over 15 years she has received an AV peer review
rating with Martindale-Hubbell. Ms. Myers has tried cases and made numerous
appearances in courts throughout Missouri and Illinois and has garnered some of
the largest recoveries in Catastrophic Trucking Accidents. Her results rank her in the top 1% of all lawyers based upon
her inclusion in the Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocacy group.
She is past President of the Missouri
Association of Trial Attorneys (the first woman to have been elected to that
post) and a past President of the Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater St.
Louis. She is an instructor for the Missouri Judicial Trial College, selected
by Missouri judges to teach them about trial techniques and civil jury
instructions, and was appointed to the Missouri Civil Instructions Committee
(MAI) by the Missouri Supreme Court.
In addition to being on the National Advisory Board of APITLA, she is on
the board of The Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, on the Legislative
Review Committee for the Missouri Bar Association, and a member of The Lawyers
Association of St. Louis, The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, The
Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater St. Louis, The American Association for
Justice, and Public Justice. Ms.
Myers is licensed to practice law in three states: Missouri, Illinois and California.
Gretchen Myers graduated from the
University of Missouri Columbia with a BA in Honors Economics and Political
Science in 1981 and JD degree in 1984.
She was a member of the Missouri Law Review and upon completion of law
school was awarded a clerkship with the Honorable James H. Meredith, United
States Federal District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri. Throughout her legal career Gretchen
has always been a trial attorney, and has exclusively represented people in
need, dedicating her practice to protecting injury victims and their families.