Joseph H. Mueller - Of Counsel

Joseph H. Mueller brings 50 years of complex litigation and trial experience in auto, personal injury, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice, product liability, and tort litigation. He complements the firm’s practice of representing victims of serious personal injury, medical malpractice, pharmaceutical, auto, product, work-injury, and premises neglect.

Mr. Mueller serves as a licensed and court-approved mediator and arbitrator. He also serves as an expert witness in cases involving legal malpractice and insurance coverages, among other areas.

Mr. Mueller is a distinguished fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a diplomat of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and a founding member of the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers. He formerly worked for over 4 decades as a senior partner at a defense law firm.

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Areas of Practice:

  • Automobile, Trucking, and Motorcycle Negligence
  • Work Injuries and Worker’s Compensation
  • Pedestrian and Passenger Injuries
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists Coverages
  • Product Liability
  • General Personal Injury
  • Mediations
  • Arbitrations
  • Expert Witness – legal malpractice and insurance coverage issues
  • Expert Witness – legal malpractice and insurance coverage issues
  • Complete List of Practice Areas (click here)


  • State of Missouri, 1959
  • State of Illinois, pro haec vice
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • United States District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Trial Verdict Venues:

  • St. Louis City, Missouri
  • St. Louis County, Missouri
  • Franklin County, Missouri
  • Jefferson County, Missouri
  • Boone County, Missouri
  • Cole County, Missouri
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri


  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Diplomat
  • American College of Trial Attorneys, Fellow
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers, Co-Founder and Past Member
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Appellate Venues:

  • Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District
  • Missouri Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional Experience:

  • Trial Attorney and Partner in a defense law firm representing insurance companies in auto, truck, and personal injury accidents, workers’ compensation, and hospitals and physicians in complex medical malpractice litigation from 1959 – 2005.


  • Honorable Discharge (1963) Missouri Air National Guard, with active duty service in Northern France.


  • St. Louis University, School of Law, JD


  • 314.962.5101