Patrick J.
Hagerty

St. Louis, Missouri
314-241-5620 | 800-451-2950

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Patrick J. Hagerty

St. Louis, Missouri
314-241-5620 | 800-451-2950

Contact Patrick HagertyContact Patrick Hagerty

Meet St. Louis Attorney,
Patrick J. Hagerty

Patrick J. Hagerty is a native of St. Louis. He completed his undergraduate studies at Quincy College in 1981. He received his law degree in 1985 from Saint Louis University School of Law, and served as an editor of the Saint Louis University Law Journal.

Mr. Hagerty is licensed to practice in Missouri and Illinois, and in federal district courts and courts of appeal in Missouri, Illinois, Michigan, Arkansas and the Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Circuits.

He serves on the Board of Governors of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA) and is Chair of its Committee on Legislative Issues-Venue.  Mr. Hagerty also serves as a member of the Constitutional Review Committee for MATA.  In 2004, he received MATA’s President’s Award.  He is an active member in the Railroad Law section of the American Association for Justice.  He is a former board member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms, which is dedicated to advancing civility, integrity and professionalism in the practice of law.

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Mr. Hagerty has tried numerous cases under the federal laws applicable to the railroad industry, in courts across the country.  He has also tried several medical malpractice cases, including obtaining a verdict of over $6 million in St. Louis County Circuit Court.

Mr. Hagerty has been admitted as a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers and is an Advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He was named the Best Lawyers® 2017 St. Louis Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year” and is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Railroad Law.  Mr. Hagerty has an AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, which is the highest given. Mr. Hagerty has been annually selected to Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers [among the top 5 percent of lawyers in Missouri and Kansas] since 2006, in the areas of Transportation, Maritime, Litigation, and Personal Injury.

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Automobile / Trucking Accidents
  • Wrongful Death & Catastrophic Injury
  • Product Liability
  • FELA & Jones Act
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Commercial Litigation & Class Action

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Bar Admissions
  • Missouri, 1985
  • Illinois, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
Education
  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. – 1985
    • Law Journal: St. Louis University Law Journal, Assistant Managing Editor, 1984 – 1985
  • Quincy College, Quincy, Illinois
    • B.S. – 1981
Published Works
  • US Supreme Court–Federal Statutes Pertaining to Railroads Do Not Preempt All State Causes of Action, Missouri Trial Attorney, June, 1993
  • The Standard for Admission of Scientific Evidence in Federal Courts: General Acceptance Is Out, Falsifiability Is In, Missouri Trial Attorney, October, 1993
  • The King Can Do No Wrong and Other Legal Fictions, Missouri Trial Attorney, February, 1994
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, (Contributor)
Classes/Seminars
  • Leader, Product Liability and Evidence, Legal Education Seminars
Honors and Awards
  • Best Lawyers in America 2017® St. Louis Personal Injury Litigation- Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year
  • Treasurer, American Board of Trial Advocates, Eastern Missouri and Southern Illinois Chapter, 2014-2015
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2006 – Present
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2005 – Present
  • Best Lawyers in St. Louis, St. Louis Magazine, 2005 – Present
  • President’s Award, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 2004
  • Fellow, International Society of Barristers
  • Associate, American Board of Trial Advocates
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys
  • The Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Board of Governors
  • American Association for Justice, Railroad Law section
  • Trial Lawyers Care
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Constitutional Review Committee
  • Public Justice Foundation, Board Member
  • United States Supreme Court Historical Society
  • International Society of Primerus Law Firm, Past Member of Board of Directors
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$625,000 Verdict in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

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$4.5 Million Wrongful Death Lawsuit Verdict

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