Jeff Suess

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Missouri
Illinois
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
US Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit

American Bar Association
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Defense Research Institute Council on Litigation Management
Illinois State Bar Association
Lawyers Association of St. Louis
Missouri Bar Association
Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
National Retail & Restaurant Defense Association

Washington University, J.D., 1985
St. Louis, MO
Member Moot Court Board

Washington University, B.A., 1982
St. Louis, MO

Asbestos | Environmental | Toxic Tort
Automobile Liability
Construction Defect
Contract Disputes
Insurance Coverage
Premises Liability
Products Liability

Jeff Suess is a founding partner and managing partner of the firm. He is a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney with 30 years of courtroom and alternative dispute resolution experience. Mr. Suess maintains an active litigation practice in both Missouri and Illinois where he has tried over 120 cases to verdict. He has tried cases in both state and federal courts and practices before all levels of Appellate courts in Missouri and the Federal Fifth and Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Suess is a Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated attorney and has been recognized as a Missouri Super Lawyer since 2011. He was licensed in Missouri in 1985 and in Illinois in 1986. He spent the first 15 years of his legal career as a litigator with Evans & Dixon in St. Louis, Missouri. While in law school, he clerked for the Honorable David Noce, U.S. Magistrate in 1985. He has served as a Special Representative of the Twenty-Second Judicial Bar Committee for the Missouri Bar Association. He has contributed to the updating of the Missouri Bar CLE Book on Civil Procedure and he drafted the manual, Basic Consideration and Rules for the Handling of Missouri Cases.

Mr. Suess lectures regularly to bar and client groups on various topics including automobile, premises liability, and construction defect Issues, the handling of liens and subrogation interests, and insurance coverage matters. He has served on the Missouri Bar Committee on Civil Procedure and as an ethics investigator for the Missouri Bar. He presently serves on the steering committee for the Trial Tactics section of the DRI and is the liaison between the Trial Tactics and Construction Committees of the DRI.

Mr. Suess is an avid soccer player and fan of the St. Louis Blues Hockey Team. He enjoys golf, travel and literature. He is the father of four active children and takes great pride in his family.