Anne Brockland

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Clayton, MO

Casey, Devoti & Brockland, P.C.
8182 Maryland Ave, Suite 600
Clayton, MO 63105
Phone: 314-421-0763
Fax: 314-421-5059
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009, 2013 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (70%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Anne Brockland is a partner at Casey, Devoti & Brockland, P.C. Located in St. Louis, Missouri.  She focuses her practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, with a special emphasis on medical malpractice, representing clients throughout the state who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties.  Admitted to practice in Missouri and Illinois, Ms. Brockland is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.

Ms. Brockland has earned a great deal of recognition from her fellow professionals for her successes both in the courtroom and at the negotiating table on behalf of her plaintiff clients. She is the recipient of both an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. Ms. Brockland has also been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, and she has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 as well as to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. In addition, she was a 2015 recipient of the Lon O. Hocker Award that is given annually by The Missouri Bar Foundation to outstanding trial lawyers.

The types of cases that Ms. Brockland has worked on throughout her career have included medical malpractice, train accidents, motor vehicle crashes, nursing home abuse and defective products, and she has been able to obtain a total of more than $50 million in jury verdicts and negotiated settlements. Ms. Brockland serves on the board of governors of The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, The Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and the American Association for Justice. She received her law degree at Saint Louis University School of Law.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Medical Devices

Selections

4 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2009, 2013 - 2017

About Anne Brockland

Admitted: 2007, Missouri

Professional Webpage: https://www.caseydevoti.com/attorney/anne-brockland/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • “Uncovering the Truth,” Seminar to Benefit Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, June 2016
  • Ethics in Litigation (moderator), The Missouri Bar, December 1, 2011
  • Trial Preparation from Start to Finish, Succeeding at Trial, April 29, 2011
  • Seminar to Benefit Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, moderator, June 2013, June 2014
  • Saint Louis University School of Law, Tips on Finding a Job, Panelist, November 2014
  • Take Control: Proving Doctors are Employees of Hospitals, Webinar, December 2014
  • Washington University School of Law, Careers in Health Law Panel, Panelist, March 2015
  • Author, In the Prosecutor We Trust? A case against permitting evidence of unadjudicated criminal conduct into the sentencing phase of capital trials., 26 St. Louis U. Pub. L. Rev. 157, 2007
  • “Pursuing Claims without Introducing Medical Bills,” MATA Convention, June 2017
  • Mediation Panelist, Seminar to Benefit Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, June 2018
  • Anne Brockland, The Jury Box, The St. Louis Lawyer, March 2017
  • Co-Author, An Overview of Punitive Damages in Business Tort Litigation In Missouri, Simon, John and von Aschwege-Brockland, Anne-Marie, 54 St. Louis Bar Journal No. 1, P. 28, Summer, 2007
  • Author, Depositions: for the New-fangled Lawyer, 60 St. Louis Bar Journal No. 4, p. 24, 2014
  • Uncovering the Whole Truth, 06/23/2015, The Simon Law Firm, P.C. Annual Seminar to Benefit Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Inc.  

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, Volunteer Counsel
  • Adjunct Professor, St. Louis University School of Law - Competition Based Trial Advocacy, 2019
  • Project XOXO, 5K to benefit local homeless charities
  • Women in the Legal Profession, Suit Drive, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Voices for Vets, Volunteer Counsel
  • Missouri Coalition for the Right to Counsel (PD Assistance Initiative), Volunteer Counsel
  • Over 50 hours of pro bono service with Missouri Coalition for the Right to Counsel, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri and Other, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Young Lawyers’ Section Council Missouri Bar, District 9, 2009-2011
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (“BAMSL”), Board of Governors, 2014-Present
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (“BAMSL”), Young Lawyers Division, Chair, 2014
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Women’s Caucus Co-Chair, 2013-2016
  • Missouri Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2015-Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • The American Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2015-Present
  • The American Association for Justice, Board of Governors, 2017-Present
  • State of Illinois
  • Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • St. Louis Lawyers' Association
  • State of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit  
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (“BAMSL”), Board of Governors, 2014-Present
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Board of Governors, 2014-Present
  • American Association for Justice, Board of Governors
  • Missouri State Bar Association, Fellow
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Educational Background

  • University of Texas, Austin, B.A., Double Major: Government and Psychology, 2004

Honors/Awards

  • John C. Shepherd Professionalism Award 2014
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Super Lawyer℠ 2018, 2019
  • Missouri Lawyers Weekly Women’s Justice Awards Rising Star
  • Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer, National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Best Lawyers in America® 2016-2018
  • Theodore McMillian American Inns of Court 2012
  • Up & Coming Lawyers, Missouri Lawyers Weekly 2009  
  • Lon O. Hocker Trial Lawyer Award 2015
  • Missouri Lawyers Weekly Influential Appellate Advocates Award 2018
  • 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers in Missouri, National Trial Lawyers
  • Missouri Lawyers Weekly Women’s Justice Rising Star Award 2016
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ 2009, 2013-2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Missouri, National Trial Lawyers
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Office Location for Anne Brockland

8182 Maryland Ave
Suite 600
Clayton, MO 63105

Phone: 314-421-0763

Fax: 314-421-5059

Last Updated: 7/27/2021

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