Steven Ward

Areas of Competence:

Business Litigation, Commercial, Consumer, Contracts, Insurance, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Professional Liability / Malpractice, Real Property, Toxic Torts


Mediator, Arbitrator, Special Master


Professional Experience:

Steve is trained as a civil litigation mediator under Missouri Supreme Court Rule 17 and is an approved Outside Mediator for the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri.
Steve has been a successful litigation attorney for nearly 25 years. His practice has included a wide array of cases involving wrongful death and personal injury (including automotive products, premises liability, Segway personal transporters, poultry transportation and processing equipment, asbestos, as well as flavoring compounds and metal working fluids used in manufacturing), property damage, business and commercial litigation, insurance coverage, professional liability of architects, and legal malpractice.


Professional Affiliations:

  • The Missouri Bar, 1994 to present
  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, 1994 to present
  • Outside Mediator, United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • The Best Lawyers in America (commercial litigation)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, MO – J.D., 1994
  • Missouri State University, Springfield, MO – B.S. (Education), 1987


  • Missouri (1994)
  • Kansas (1995)
  • US Virgin Islands (2016)
  • 8th and 10th Circuit Courts of Appeal
  • Federal District Courts in Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, and Illinois



Springfield, MO

Available for Service

6 Alaris Office Locations

ST. LOUIS (Headquarters)

711 North 11th Street
Saint Louis, MO 63101

(800) 280-3376
Trena Hutchins
Scheduling Manager


3095 Lexington Avenue, Suite 300
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Katie Shubert
Scheduling Coordinator


2511 Broadway Bluffs, Suite 201
Columbia, MO 65201

(800) 280-3376
Jayme Aquino
Scheduling Coordinator


1608 Locust Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

(800) 280-3376
Samantha Liechty
Senior Scheduling Coordinator


2422 East Madrid Street
Springfield, MO 65804

(800) 280-3376
Rebekah Schneider
Scheduling Coordinator


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

(800) 280-3376
Trena Hutchins
Scheduling Coordinator