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John S. Steward
John Steward

Of Counsel

John Steward has focused his legal practice on complex litigation, class actions, commercial, consumer, and privacy protection cases for nearly two decades. With substantial experience behind him, Mr. Steward is familiar with a wide variety of complex legal matters and has achieved numerous multi-million dollar recoveries on behalf of his clients. He has been appointed by state and federal courts as Class Counsel in a multitude of cases. He has worked as counsel in federal class actions and state class actions throughout the United States, handling cases in California, Texas, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Louisiana, Kentucky, Illinois and Missouri. Mr. Steward's practice also includes complex commercial litigation and serious personal injury. Mr. Steward is passionate about his work and always strives to give his clients the best legal advocacy he can offer. Today, he continues to serve clients as a top-notch legal advocate for those in need at Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth.

EDUCATION

  • University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, 1996

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Missouri Bar
  • United States District Court - Eastern District of Missouri
  • United State District Court - Western District of Missouri
  • 8th Circuit United States Court of Appeals

FACULTY SPEAKER:

  • HarrisMartin's Data Breach Litigation Conference: The Coming of Age - Evolving Theories in Data Breach Cases: Theories of Recovery, Damages and Injuries
  • March 2015 - San Diego, California

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys

AWARDS:

  • Melton M. Lewis Equal Justice Award - 2015
  • Legal Services of Eastern Missouri - For the Common Good
  • August 2015 - St. Louis, Missouri

Over $400 Million in Settlements & Judgments

  • $4,000,000 Medical Malpractice
  • $2,500,000 Personal Injury
  • $2,000,000 Trucking Accident
  • $2,000,000 Medical Malpractice
  • $2,000,000 Medical Malpractice
  • $2,000,000 Medical Malpractice
  • $1,900,000 Medical Malpractice
  • $1,800,000 Medical Malpractice
  • $1,700,000 Medical Malpractice
  • $1,700,000 Medical Malpractice

The Most Positively Reviewed
Law Firm in Missouri

  • Geoff Meyerkord was very considerate and did an excellent job representing me with healthcare providers and insurance companies.

    “They handled everything in a prompt and effective manner. I would recommend Meyerkord and Meyerkord to anyone who needs effective and professional legal help.”

  • From start to finish, Geoff and the rest of the staff went above and beyond what I expected

    “Whenever I had a question or needed clarification, they were just a phone call or email away. Responses were always prompt, courteous, and easy to understand. I can't recommend the Meyerkord team enough!”

  • I was very satisfied with my recovery.

    “The lawyers at Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth were easy to work with, pleasant to speak with on the phone and always took my call or called me back right away for my workers comp case.”

  • Once I was referred to Brian from Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth, everything was a breeze!

    “He was very prompt, insightful, had a great network of doctors to work with, and helped me easily understand the process. I am beyond pleased and would highly recommend!”

    Lauren Dixon

  • So very grateful I chose Geoff Meyerkord to represent me in my Workers Comp case

    “I will definitely call on him again If I require any other legal aid in the future!!”

    Jeff Moman

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  2. We are not afraid to take your case to trial
  3. We will never settle your case for less
  4. We have over 100 years of combined legal experience
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