JEFFREY P. MEDLER, PARTNER
The cornerstone member of the firm, Jeffrey P. Medler has represented clients in countless cases related to civil and commercial litigation, personal injury, and domestic litigation (including dissolution of marriage, paternity, child custody and support, and orders of protection) throughout the region. Moreover, Jeffrey has been appointed as a Guardian ad Litem by every St. Louis County Family Court judge to represent the best interests of children in domestic, custody, and abuse cases. He has also increased his mediation practice, being appointed by judges, or selected by attorneys and unrepresented individuals, seeking to reduce litigation costs by resolving disputes quickly and amicably. In 2004, Jeffrey was named Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year by the St. Louis County Bar Association and boasts an AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which identifies lawyers with very high to preeminent legal ability – a true reflection of his expertise, experience, integrity and overall professional excellence.
This commitment to integrity is perhaps best reflected, however, in his community service activities outside of the firm, where he currently sits on the Board of Legal Support Services Group, Inc., a non-profit organization providing legal support for low-income individuals, families and veterans. He volunteers for The Kaufman Fund, providing free legal services for veterans and their families. He has sat as a Board Member for Catholic Legal Assistance Ministry, providing legal services for indigent individuals of all religious denominations in many areas of law. He volunteered at Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, which provides free legal help for more than one million low-income individuals and families with civil issues impacting housing, family law, public benefits, consumer fraud, healthcare, children’s well-being, special education and relief from domestic violence. He has been the President of the School Advisory Board for his children’s elementary school; coached multiple elementary teams in soccer, baseball, softball, and basketball; and emceed numerous auctions and school events.
Jeffrey holds a B.A. from Boston College, and a J.D. from the St. Louis University School of Law. He is a certified Guardian ad Litem, and a member of the Missouri Bar, the Illinois Bar, the Bar of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the St. Louis County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.