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Dan L. Birdsong



Dan L. Birdsong has been an attorney since 1971 and has participated in over one hundred jury trials. His extensive experience was invaluable in his role as to the firm. He has assisted clients who need quality representation in matters of medical malpractice, criminal defense, products liability, insurance defense, and automobile and construction accidents. Prior to private practice, Mr. Birdsong was an Assistant Public Defender and the Phelps County Prosecuting Attorney.

Current Employment Position(s):


Areas of Practice:

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Criminal Law
Insurance Law
Litigation & Appeals
Medical Malpractice
Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff
Nursing Home
Personal Injury — Plaintiff
Products Liability Law
Professional Malpractice Law
Traffic Violations
White Collar Crimes

Litigation Percentage:

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

Missouri, 1971
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1971
U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1971
U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1982


University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri, 1971

Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, 1968
Major: Philosophy

Representative Cases:

State v. Hensley, 770 S.W.2d 730 (Mo.App. S.D. 1989)
State ex rel. Stoffer v. Moore, 628 S.W.2d 637 (Mo. 1982)
State v. Taylor, 739 S.W.2d 220 (Mo.App. S.D. 1987)
Simpson v. Smith, 771 S.W.2d 368 (Mo.App. S.D. 1989)
Crenshaw v. City of Belle, 571 S.W.2d 234 (Mo. 1978)

Representative Clients:

American State Ins. Co.
Medical Protective Co.
State Farm Ins. Co.
Travelers Ins. Co.


American Bank of Rolla, Missouri
Ozark Equipment Co., Rolla, Missouri
Sellers-Sexton Ford, St. Robert, Missouri
John Brown Realty, Rolla, Missouri


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