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      3101 Frederick Avenue
      St. Joseph, MO 64506
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      F 816.279.3977

At a crossroads of two major thoroughfares in northwestern Missouri, Polsinelli is the largest law firm in the area and represents national clients with historical success in the manufacturing, agricultural and bioscience technology industries. 

The St. Joseph office was originally formed in 1977 but traces its roots in St. Joseph back to 1912.  

Our attorneys are widely recognized as the predominant providers of legal services for the business community and serve the most prominent businesses in the area including the KC Animal Health Corridor, the world’s largest concentration of companies in the animal health industry.

Our broad base of corporate clients includes St. Joseph’s largest employer, international and national businesses, including a number of animal pharmaceutical companies, and a host of quality smaller businesses that operate on a regional basis. This diversification affords stability to our practice and is one of our strengths. The attorneys in the St. Joseph office engage in a full range of practices serving the needs of our business clients in:

  • Health care law
  • Corporate and Transactional law
  • Business litigation
  • Bankruptcy litigation
  • Intellectual property law
  • Employment litigation
  • Wealth planning
  • Labor and employment law

Among the attorneys in this office is a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers and an Advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates.  

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All of our attorneys are deeply committed to serving in community affairs and activities, economic development, and public education.

They have authored the St. Joseph City Charter; served as President of the Missouri Western State College Board of Regents; and served on advisory planning committees for education, civic matters and economic development, both on a city and state level. They have chaired capital campaigns for the Boy Scouts, their churches, Missouri Western State University, and chaired, worked on, and supported a host of other campaigns for worthwhile civic organizations, schools, museums, and charities. An attorney in the St. Joseph office was the recipient of The Hope Award given by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in recognition of outstanding community and philanthropic service and leadership. The R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues at Missouri Western State University has been held each fall since 1993 in honor of the office's current managing partner.