Stephen L. Beimdiek

ATTORNEY AT LAW 

Biography

Stephen L. Beimdiek is a proven litigator with more than 35 years of trial experience. He engages in all aspects of civil litigation and has successfully tried approximately 50 cases to verdict before state and federal courts.

Mr. Beimdiek’s trial background includes claims involving business/commercial disputes, contracts, personal injury, construction, real estate transactions, medical malpractice, industrial accidents, premises liability, products liability and consumer warranty. He also handles banking matters, administrative hearing procedures, real estate brokerage matters, landlord/tenant matters, challenges to probate estates and insurance defense.

Steve is licensed to practice in both the state of Missouri and Illinois.  He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, each year since 2016. Steve has also been selected for inclusion in the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers – Civil Litigation Defense.  Steve is peer rated AV Preeminent® with Martindale-Hubbell, is a past chair of the USLAW Network, Inc. Business and Commercial Litigation Practice Group, and served on the USLAW Network’s Board of Directors from 2002 – 2010. He earned his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law.

Community Service & Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating
  • Sullivan University, Board of Directors, 1999 – Present
  • Best Lawyers in America® Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, 2016 – Present
  • Pershing Place Improvement Association, Trustee, 2003 – 2008
  • The Signature Bank/Bancorp South St. Louis Advisory Board, 2005 – 2009
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2005
  • Forest Park Forever Advisory Committee
  • Missouri Athletic Club; Nominating Committee, Policing Committee, Membership Committee, By Laws and Ethics Committee, Athlete Committee

Representative Clients

  • Clear Channel Communications
  • General Motors, LLC
  • US Bancorp
  • United States Steel Corporation

Representative Cases

  • Travelers Property Cas v. Manitowoc Co., 309 S.W.3d 174 (Mo. Banc. 2013)
  • Cincinnati Cas. Co. v. GFS Balloons, 168 S.W.3d 523 (Mo. App. E.D. 2005)
  • AllStar Capital, Inc. v. Wade, 352 S.W.3d 633 (Mo. App. E.D. 2011)
  • Ming v. General Motors Corporation, 195 F.3d 342 (8th Cir. 1999)
  • Ming v. General Motors Corporation, 81 F.Supp. 2d 956 (E.D. Mo. 1999)
  • Dean v. St. Anthony’s Medical Center, 978 S.W.2d 423 (Mo. App. E.D. 1998)
  • In re Estate of Hayes, 941 S.W.2d 630 (Mo. App. E.D. 1997)
  • Schwartz v. Custom Printing Co., 926 S.W.2d 490 (Mo. App. E.D. 1996)
  • Barnes v. The Prudential Ins. Co., 76 F.3d 889 (8th Cir. 1996)
  • Rauscher v. General Motors Corp., 905 S.W.2d 158 (Mo. App. E.D. 1995)
  • Nichols v. The Prudential Ins. Co., 851 S.W.2d 657 (Mo. App. 1993)
  • Johnson Group Inc. v. Beecham, Inc., 952 F.2d 1005 (8th Cir. 1991)
  • Estate of Bischof, 770 S.W.2d 474 (Mo. App. 1989)
  • Santangelo v. General Motors Corp. 769 s.W.2d 202 (Mo. App. 1989)

My Team

Administrative Assistant:
Donna McClure
dmcclure@lashlybaer.com
314-335-1026

Paralegal:
Carole A. Boller, BSN, RN
caboller@lashlybaer.com
314-436-8315

Practice Areas

  • Business/Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 1985
  • Supreme Court of Missouri, 1985
  • Supreme Court of Illinois, 1986

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. , 1985
  • Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • B.A. , Political Science, 1981

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • St. Louis County Bar Association
  • USLAW Network, Inc. 
    • Board of Directors, 2002 – 2010
    • Business Commercial Litigation Practice Group, Past Chairman
  • Defense Research Institute, Inc. (DRI)

Employment History

  • Lashly & Baer, P.C.
    Member, 1991 – Present
    Associate, 1985 – 1990
  • Brown, James & Rabbitt
    Law Clerk, 1982 – 1985
  • Moser, Marsalek, Carpenter, Cleary, Jaeckel & Keaney
    Law Clerk, 1981 – 1982

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