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Steve Sanders

Areas of Competence:

Business Litigation, Commercial, Compensation, Constitutional Law, Construction, Consumer, Contracts, Employment, Insurance, Labor, Media Law, Medical Malpractice / Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Professional Liability / Malpractice, Securities, Toxic Torts

Sanders
 

Professional Experience:

Steve Sanders is one of the founding partners of Williams Venker & Sanders in St. Louis. Over the course of over 40 years of practice devoted to litigation, Steve has tried more than 60 jury trials to verdict and has also tried matters in the fields of business litigation, product liability litigation, medical malpractice and a wide variety of general personal injury cases.

Sanders is a fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America and a member of the Product Liability Advisory Council. He has been named by his peers as a Best Lawyer in America for business litigation for the past 30+ years; for product liability for 20+ years; and for personal injury for 20+ years. In 2014, he was named as St. Louis Lawyer of the Year for Product Liability Litigation and in 2013, he was named as St. Louis Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury. Steve has been consistently named as a Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyer for personal injury products and business litigation since 2006.

A graduate of Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis (1975 magna cum laude) he is admitted to the Bar in the States of Missouri, Illinois and Indiana and has appeared pro hac vice in both state and federal courts in Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Vermont, and Rhode Island. He has argued appeals in both the Appellate and Supreme Courts of Missouri and Illinois and in the Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal. The opportunity to participate in mediations in a wide variety of states and jurisdictions within those states has allowed him to have a unique perspective on the many different styles of mediations used by mediators in those locations.

 

Professional Affiliations:

  • Product Liability Advisory Council
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • St. Louis Bar Association

 

Education:

  • Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis, 1979

 

Admissions:

  • Indiana, 1975
  • Missouri, 1977
  • Illinois, 1977

Headquartered

St. Louis (Headquarters)

Available for Service

10 Alaris Office Locations

ST. LOUIS (Headquarters)

711 North 11th Street
Saint Louis, MO 63101

314.644.2191
Trena Hutchins
Scheduling Manager

CAPE GIRARDEAU

3095 Lexington Avenue, Suite 300
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

573.200.7900
Abigail Cobb
Regional Office Manager

COLUMBIA

2511 Broadway Bluffs, Suite 201
Columbia, MO 65201

573.449.0561
Jessica Gifford
Regional Office Manager

JEFFERSON CITY

3432 West Truman Boulevard, Suite 207
Jefferson City, MO 65109

573.636.7551
Sara Waggoner
Regional Office Manager

KANSAS CITY

1608 Locust Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

816.221.1160
Samantha Liechty
Regional Office Manager

ROLLA

401 North Rolla Street, Suite 4
Rolla, MO 65402

573.636.7551
Sara Waggoner
Regional Office Manager

SPRINGFIELD (Missouri)

2422 East Madrid Street
Springfield, MO 65804

417.877.9700
Darlene Jones
Regional Office Manager

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois)

15 South Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701

217.522.2211
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Regional Office Manager

FAYETTEVILLE

Location available upon request
Fayetteville, AR

501.801.1801
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LITTLE ROCK

229 West Capitol Avenue, Suite B
Little Rock, AR 72201

501.801.1801
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