Scott Bjorseth

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

Federal Bar Association of Central and Southern Districts of Illinois
Illinois Association of Defense Counsel
Illinois State Bar Association
Madison County Bar Association
The Missouri Bar Association

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
J.D., cum laude, 1990
Carbondale, IL

University of Missouri
B.J., 1987
Columbia, MO

Asbestos | Environmental | Toxic Tort
Automobile Liability
Construction Accidents
Construction Defect
Dram Shop Liability
Premises Liability
Products Liability
Trucking Accidents

Scott Bjorseth is a partner in the firm. He has over 25 years of courtroom experience and an active litigation practice in both Missouri and Illinois state and federal courts. He has tried dozens of civil cases to verdict throughout the St. Louis metro area and Southern Illinois.

He was licensed in Illinois in 1990 and Missouri in 1991. He spent the first 26 years of his practice at Hoagland, Fitzgerald & Pranaitis, before its attorneys joined Rynearson, Suess, Schnurbusch & Champion.

Scott was active for several years with the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel Trial Academy which allowed younger lawyers to participate in a mock jury trial from opening statements to closing arguments.

He has also lectured to groups on the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure and Illinois Supreme Court Rules.