Matthew Growcock (Springfield, Missouri)

Matthew Growcock

Licensed for 12 years

Practice Area: Business Law, Commercial Law, Corporate Law 5 more areas of practice + 5 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
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417-233-0106

Matthew Growcock

417-233-0106

Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Serving Springfield, MO view address

Member at firm Lowther Johnson, Attorneys At Law, LLC

Serving Springfield, MO view address

Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Awards AV Preeminent

About Matthew Growcock

Matt Growcock joined the firm as a member in 2012, after practicing with a national law firm. His experience is in civil litigation, including bench trials, multi-day jury trials, and appeals. Matt's clients range from individuals to small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. His practice is concentrated in the areas of product liability, insurance, personal injury, medical negligence, railroad defense, employment and general business disputes. With his appellate work, Matt has drafted briefs as both the appellant and respondent, and has successfully argued in front of the Court of Appeals for the Southern District of Missouri. His experience includes analyzing complex insurance policies and preparing covera...

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Matt Growcock joined the firm as a member in 2012, after practicing with a national law firm. His experience is in civil litigation, including bench trials, multi-day jury trials, and appeals. Matt's clients range from individuals to small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. His practice is concentrated in the areas of product liability, insurance, personal injury, medical negligence, railroad defense, employment and general business disputes. With his appellate work, Matt has drafted briefs as both the appellant and respondent, and has successfully argued in front of the Court of Appeals for the Southern District of Missouri. His experience includes analyzing complex insurance policies and preparing coverage opinions for both commercial and residential policies. He also assists corporations and individuals in negotiating and drafting nondisclosure, noncompetition and licensing agreements, as well as counseling clients on how to minimize or avoid litigation exposure. In the area of public law, Matt currently serves as the City Attorney for the City of Fremont Hills and the Village of Phillipsburg.

Matt's expertise and commitment to providing exceptional legal representation has earned him the respect of the Southwest Missouri legal and business communities. He was selected by the Springfield Business Journal for inclusion in its 2012 Class of "40 Under 40." Matt has also received statewide recognition for his legal work. In 2013, he was selected as one of Missouri and Kansas "Super Lawyers". In 2011 and 2012, he was selected as one of Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers "Rising Stars." In 2010, he was selected by Missouri Lawyers Weekly as one of Missouri's "Up and Coming Lawyers.

Outside of his practice, Matt is dedicated to serving his community. He serves on the board of directors for two not-for-profit organizations, and is very active in several others. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family at the lake and playing golf.

Memberships

- National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, 2009-Present

- Defense Research Institute, 2007-Present

- Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, 2004-Present

- Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers, 2004-Present

- Missouri Bar Association, 2004-Present

- Trial Attorneys of America, 2013- Present

Community Involvement

- Board of Directors, Champions Committed to Kids, 2013 to Present

- Board of Directors, Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, 2014 -Present

- Board of Directors, Make-A-Wish Foundation (Southern Missouri Region Chapter), 2012-Present; Executive Leadership Team for 2012 Walk for Wishes

- Board of Directors, Family Violence Center, 2007-2013; Board Development Committee, 2007-2009; Treasurer, 2009-2011; Finance Committee, 2009-2013

- Development Center of the Ozarks, Committee Member, 2006-2008

- Tau Kappa Epsilon International Fraternity Regional Advisor, 2005-2008

- Tau Kappa Epsilon International Fraternity - Vice President, 1997-1998; Treasurer, 1999-2001

- Student Ambassador, University of Nebraska College of Law, 2002-2004

Publications and Presentations

- Co-author, Torts and Civil Actions: Summary of Recent Product Liability & Premises Liability Cases, The Missouri Bar Annual Law Update, 2005

- Co-author, Torts and Civil Actions: Summary of Recent Product Liability Cases, The Missouri Bar Annual Law Update, 2006

- Presenter, Missouri Rule of Civil Procedure 68 01A: Masters in Circuit Courts, Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers 2007 Annual Meeting

- Presenter, Wrongful Death Settlements in Missouri, 2007, presented to major Missouri insurance company

- KY3 News Feature: Small Business Liability, 2012

- Presenter, Human Resources Law: What You Need to Know Now, National Business Institute, 2013

- Presenter, How the Federal Circuits View Daubert, Trial Attorneys of America 2013 Annual Meeting

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Areas of Law

  • Business Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Labor and Employment
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death

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  • 4.5/5.0 16 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
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    4.4/5.0
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  • Communication

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  • Legal Experience

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/24/16 in Civil Litigation

    Matt is an excellent attorney and excellent person. His ethics are excellent and his reputation within the judiciary is very competent, always prepared and trustworthy. Read more

    Matt is an excellent attorney and excellent person. His ethics are excellent and his reputation within the judiciary is very competent, always prepared and trustworthy.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/03/16 in Civil Litigation

    Good guy and a good lawyer. Definitely a straight shooter. Read more

    Good guy and a good lawyer. Definitely a straight shooter.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 03/03/16 in Civil Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 02/24/16 in Business Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 02/24/16 in Civil Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/24/16 in Civil Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/24/16 in Civil Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 05/17/14 in Commercial Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Senior Associate on 05/16/14 in Complex Commercial Litigation

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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 03/03/16 in Civil Litigation

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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Member
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 2004, Missouri
      2004, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
      Credit Cards Accepted
      Additional Payment Information
      Fixed hourly rates
      Law School Attended
      University of Nebraska at Lincoln College of Law
      Class of 2004
      J.D.

      Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers Trial Academy
      Class of 2006

      National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel's College of Trial Advocacy
      Class of 2009
      University Attended
      Missouri Western State University
      Class of 2001
      B.S.B.A.
      Accounting and Economics
      Birth Information
      Born in 1979
      Omaha, Nebraska, 1979
      Associations & Memberships
      Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
      Defense Research Institute
      Missouri Bar Association
      Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association
      National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel.