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Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA)

About the MATA


  • Founded: 1951
  • Location: Jefferson City, Missouri

Mission and History

The Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA) is a statewide membership association of approximately 1,200 attorneys. Members of MATA are dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals to pursue justice when they are injured.

MATA provides its members with legal education seminars and networking opportunities. MATA also compiles research on key legal topics and represents its membership in the Missouri General Assembly by advocating for individual rights to seek justice through the Missouri Courts and Workers’ Compensation system.

Members of MATA include many of the top personal injury attorneys in Missouri.



Executive Committee

Mark E Moreland
Saint Louis, MO
Kenneth Eustrus Barnes
Kansas City, MO
Jenifer Marie Placzek
Vice President
Springfield, MO
Amy Collignon Gunn
Executive Committee
Saint Louis, MO
Anne Wiese Schiavone
Executive Committee
Kansas City, MO
Michael J Sudekum
Executive Committee
Saint Louis, MO

Board of Governors

Gary Karl Burger
St. Louis, MO
Larea Annette Griggs
Kansas City, MO
Geoffrey S. Meyerkord
Chesterfield, MO
Jason Moore
Kansas City, MO
James G Onder
Saint Louis, MO
Louis Carl Accurso
Kansas City, MO

Contact the MATA

Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA)
240 East High Street Suite 300
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Online Profiles

Directory of Personal Injury Lawyers in Missouri

Lawyer Legion maintains a statewide directory of personal injury attorneys in Missouri which includes both MATA members and non-members amongst a broad directory of Missouri lawyers. To help the public find the best choices when searching for a personal injury attorney, Lawyer Legion recognizes attorneys for their involvement and leadership within the MATA and other professional associations. This includes recognition for MATA  members who have updated their Lawyer Legion profile to include information about their involvement with the MATA .

Use this directory to find a Missouri personal injury lawyer in your local area. Start by choosing your county from the list below.

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