Brian R. Betner



Brian R. Betner is a trial attorney whose primary focus is commercial litigation and transportation law. In his practice Brian often defends transportation companies in complex litigation matters. Providing full service claims handling from the initial protective investigation through litigation. Brian also has prior experience with representing corporate defendants in product liability, premise liability, and toxic tort claims.

Brian earned his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law and graduated magna cum laude. During law school, Brian served on the National Moot Court Team and was a member of the Heuisler Honor Society.

Professional Associations

  • Amercian Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • The Illinois Bar
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Defense Research Institute, Inc. (DRI)

Lectures & Legal Publications

My Team

Administrative Assistant:
Whitney Logan-Campbell

Bridget O. Briggs

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Transportation
  • Business & Corporate

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2011
  • Supreme Court of Missouri, 2009
  • Supreme Court of Illinois, 2011


  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. magna cum laude, 2009
  • Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
    • B.B.A., 2002

Employment History

  • Lashly & Baer, P.C. 
    Associate, 2019 – Present
  • Stanton Barton, LLC
    Associate, 2017 – 2019
  • Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young
    Associate, 2013 – 2017
  • Boggs, Avellino, Lach & Boggs
    Associate, 2011 – 2013
  • Gamache & Meyers
    Associate, 2009 – 2011

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Belleville, IL 62220

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