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Donald R. Carmody 
 

Donald R. Carmody, Principal

Don concentrates his practice in business law, insurance, real estate, and banking and finance. He applies his 44 years in the practice to producing practical and effective ways to accomplish clients' goals.

Donald R. Carmody concentrates his practice in business law, insurance, real estate, and banking and finance. As a founding partner of the firm, he has played a significant role in establishing the collegial culture and dedication to excellence expressed by the firm's attorneys in all practice groups.

Don applies his 44 years in the practice to producing practical and effective ways to accomplish clients' goals. His wide-ranging experience includes formerly serving as vice chairman of a Missouri banking corporation, lead counsel in multiple complicated real estate transactions, and lead litigator in a variety of trial and appellate court cases. Don also demonstrated significant leadership by influencing Insurance Reform Legislation that impacts thousands of Missouri citizens and physicians by retaining good doctors in our state and protecting patients' access to healthcare providers.

Don received the St. Louis Grand Jury Good Citizenship Award for assisting the police in apprehending a hit-and-run drunk driver who struck a pedestrian.

Don is active in the local bar association, his church, and the community.

Education

University of Missouri - Columbia, School of Law, 1967;

  • Academic Achievement Awards: Contracts and Labor Law

Spring Hill College, B.S., English, 1964

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • United States Eastern District of Missouri

Awards, Merits & Honors

  • ICON Award, Missouri Lawyers Weekly (2018)
    • This award is presented to 25 individuals from across the state of Missouri who are over the age of 60 and have had notable sustained success and demonstrated strong leadership within and outside the field of law.
  • Best Lawyers - The Best Lawyers in America (2010-2019)
    • Construction Law
    • Corporate Law
    • Real Estate Law
  • Chaminade College Preparatory School, Sports Hall of Fame (Class of 2016)
  • Top Attorney, St. Louis Small Business Monthly (2012)
  • Top Lawyer, Missouri Lawyers Weekly (2006)
  • AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale Hubbell

Publications & Presentations

  • Arbitration of Med-Mal Disputes, Missouri Medical Law Report, September 2004
  • "Tort reform bill changes rules on venue, experts: restores single cap on non-economic damages," Missouri Medical Law Report, April 2005

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Legal Issues Affecting the Disabled Committee, Past Chairman
  • Saint Louis University, Instructor, 1969-1976
  • Missouri Venture Forum
  • St. Louis Healthy Families, Ambassador
  • Legatus, Member and Past President
  • Missouri Family Policy Council, Board Member