Richard S. Bender

Attorney in St. Louis, MO

Rick Bender is a partner in the firm's litigation department, having joined the firm in 1975 and having been with the firm ever since. He practices in all areas of civil litigation, focusing primarily on construction law, domestic matters, contract disputes, and eminent domain. In addition, over his thirty plus years of trial experience, he has handled almost all types of civil litigation, including many landlord tenant matters, personal injury cases, labor law matters, workers' compensation cases, will contests, probate disputes and wrongful death cases.

Rick practices in both the state and appellate courts of Missouri and Illinois, representing all types of clients, and representing Plaintiffs as well as Defendants. Richard has tried cases in various different states at both the Federal and state levels.

Mr. Bender is licensed in both Missouri and Illinois, and is a member of the American Bar Association, the St. Louis County Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, the United States Tax Court, the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.

314-480-6876
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Areas of Law

  • Litigation

     

    Overall Client Rating

    in Family Law and Trusts and Estates
    3.0 out of 5.0

    Communication Ability
    3.0
    Responsiveness
    3.0
    Quality of Service
    3.0
    Value for Money
    3.0

    • Data based on 2 reviews
    • Recommended by 1 Client
    • Last reviewed on 12/29/13
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    Experience & Credentials

    Position

    Partner

    Admission Details

    Admitted in 1974, Missouri
    1975, Illinois
    U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
    U.S. Tax Court
    U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
    U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
    U.S. Supreme Court

    Credit Cards Accepted
    Mastercard
    Visa
    Additional Payment Information
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Law School Attended

    Washington University
    Class of 1974
    J.D.

    University Attended

    Washington University
    Class of 1970
    B.A.

    Washington University
    Class of 1978
    Masters in Taxation

    Contact Information

    Phone

    314.854.0402

    Fax

    314.726.6786

    Email

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    Office Information
    Richard S. Bender
    Partner
    Fourth Floor 7733 Forsyth Boulevard,
    St. Louis, MO 63105-1817

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