About Scott Pecher

An approachable ally you can trust.

Scott in his office

I bring an extensive and balanced background to the practice of law and litigation.

I began my career in a small general practice law firm setting. Thereafter, I spent several years practicing personal injury law for a high-volume, established injury firm in downtown St. Louis. This job gave me my first real taste of helping injured clients.

Next, I spent over four years on “the other side,” working as a catastrophic accident attorney for a national trucking insurance company. While there, I led trucking/transportation companies and attorneys through death and serious injury lawsuits nationwide, including the resolution of more than 10 million dollar+ exposure cases, the largest being a $10.9-million-dollar wrongful death settlement in Illinois. In the process, I learned how insurance companies investigate catastrophic accidents and how they analyze the value of a case.

When I left the insurance industry, I had a desire to get back to practicing law for everyday people, which is what I do today.

From an injury and litigation perspective, I have significant experience handling auto, truck, premises liability, slip and fall and workers’ compensation accidents.

From a business and planning perspective, I have experience in Estate Planning for individuals, business planning and business litigation.

A native St. Louisan, I live in St. Louis County with my wife and three children.

Experience matters.

Awards

Missouri Super Lawyers Rising Star 2021
Top 100 Civil Trial Lawyer, State of Missouri, The National Trial Lawyers, 2019 – 2021

Education

Juris Doctor, University of Missouri Columbia, 2008
BA, University of Missouri Columbia, 2005

Bar Admissions

Missouri
Illinois
US District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
US District Court, Western District of Missouri
US District Court, Southern District of Illinois

Memberships/Former Memberships

Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA)
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Former Member of Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Former Member of Trucking Industry Defense Assoc. (TIDA)
Former Member of Claims and Litigation Mgmt. Alliance (CLM)
Former Member of Transportation Lawyers Association

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