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Louis J. Leonatti Esq., Mediator, Mexico, Missouri.

Louis J. Leonatti Esq.

Louis J. Leonatti, Attorney At Law, LLC
222 S. Jefferson
Suite 206
Mexico, MO 65265
Tel: (573) 473-5446
Website: www.leonattimediation.com
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Recognized to Missouri Chapter for Mediation Other ADR Services: Discovery Referee, Special Master
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  • Practice Commenced: 2012
  • Total Mediations (as of Feb 2023): 150
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Feb 2023): 5
Practice Percentages
  • COLUMBIA
  • JEFFERSON CITY
  • JOPLIN-MIAMI
  • KANSAS CITY/OVERLAND PARK
  • QUINCY-HANNIBAL
  • SPRINGFIELD-BRANSON
  • ST. LOUIS

Biographical

Mr. Leonatti has practiced as a civil trial attorney for over 45 years in Central and Northern Missouri. He concentrates his practice in the area of personal injury, motor vehicle collisions, products liability, insurance coverage, professional negligence, estate planning disputes and municipal government. A 1973 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law he is licensed to practice in Missouri and before the Missouri Supreme Court, the United States Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit. Leonatti is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, is listed in the Missouri/Kansas edition of SuperLawyers and served on the Board of and a term as President of the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers. A former member of the Missouri Supreme Court Committee for drafting civil jury instructions, Vice-Chair of the Missouri Ethics Commission, appointed as a Special Assistant Attorney to investigate the Office of Governor.  Lou has also authored chapters on Tort Law for the Missouri Practice series and has served on the Missouri Bar's Task Force on Evidence. Mr. Leonatti is an experienced litigator with bench and jury trial experience ranging from several days to several weeks in State and Federal Courts throughout Missouri.


Case Experience

  • Agricultural
  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Personal Injury
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Wrongful Death

Education

  • 1973 graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, is listed in the Missouri/Kansas edition of SuperLawyers® 
  • Served on the Board of and a term as President of the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers. 
  • Member of the Missouri Supreme Court's Committee for drafting civil jury instructions

Rates Information

$300/ hour

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