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W. H. Thomas

Of Counsel


wh-thomasTom Thomas began practicing law in 1973 and serves as Of Counsel to the firm. He has represented and advised clients in issues of adoption, estate planning and probate, banking, business organizations, real estate, hospital and school law, and related litigation. He is a published author, having penned “Reformation of Written Instruments in Missouri” as a law student and member of the University of Missouri Law Review.

Current Employment Position(s):

Of Counsel

Areas of Practice:

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Banking & Finance Law
Business & Commercial Law
Business Organizations
Education Law
Elder Law
Estate Planning
Health & Health Care Law
Litigation & Appeals
Probate & Estate Administration
Real Estate Law

Litigation Percentage:

20% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

Missouri, 1973


University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri, 1972
Honors: Order of the Coif

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1969
Major: Management

Published Works:
Reformation of Written Instruments , Missouri Law Review, 1972

Representative Cases:

Sewell v. MFA Mut. Ins. Co., 597 S.W.2d 284 (Mo.App. S.D. 1980)
Whaling v. Little Piney Oil Co., 623 S.W.2d 589 (Mo.App. S.D. 1981)
Elam v. Waynesville R-VI School Dist. of Pulaski County, 676 S.W.2d 880 (Mo.App. S.D. 1984)
Dennis Chapman Toyota, Inc. v. Belle State Bank, 759 S.W.2d 330 (Mo.App. S.D. 1988)
Hannon v. Pulaski County Memorial Hospital, 560 S.W.2d 615 (Mo.App. 1978)

Representative Clients:

US Bank
Phelps County Regional Medical Center
Waynesville R-6 School District and Bond Clinic, Inc.


US Bank
Phelps County Bank
R. A. Brookshire Construction, Inc.
Jenks/Long Insurance, Rolla


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