Heidi Doerhoff Vollet

Heidi Doerhoff Vollet

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Jefferson City, MO

Cook, Vetter, Doerhoff and Landwehr, P.C.
 | 231 Madison Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101
Phone: 573-635-7977
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • General Litigation (40%),
  • State, Local & Municipal (30%),
  • Appellate (30%)
Attorney Profile

Heidi Doerhoff Vollet's practice focuses on complex business and governmental-issues litigation and appellate matters, particularly those involving state and federal constitutional issues. She has extensive experience representing a variety of litigants in both federal and state court, from state governmental and political entities, large businesses and law firms to individuals who have suffered loss or were otherwise wronged.

She clerked for the Honorable William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States, during the October 2001 term of the United States Supreme Court and for the Honorable John R. Gibson, U.S. Judge for the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, from 2000 to 2001. From 2002 until 2005, she practiced in the Washington, D.C. office of Covington & Burling. She served as counsel to Chief Deputy in the Missouri Attorney General's office from 2005 through 2009.

She is AV-rated and is active in the Missouri Bar and in her community, particularly with pro bono matters.

About Heidi Vollet

Admitted: 2001, Missouri

Professional Webpage: http://www.cvdl.net/attorneys/heidi-doerhoff-vollet.php

Honors and Awards:

  • Rotarian of the Year, Rotary Club of Jefferson City, 2013
  • Missouri Bar President's Award, 2011
  • Up and Coming Lawyer, Missouri Lawyers Weekly, 2007
  • Lilburne Award (July 2010), Citizens In Charge Foundation
  • Charles F. Ruff Pro Bono Award (2004), Covington & Burling
  • Distinquished Recent Graduate (2003), University of Missouri School of Law
  • AV Rating, Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Ratings

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Federal Practice Committee for United States District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2015
  • Torts Law Editor, Missouri Bar Courts & CLE Bulletin, 2013
  • Missouri Bar, Civil Practice & Procedure Legislative Review Subcommittee, 2011
  • Trustee, Missouri Supreme Court Historical Society
  • Board Member, Mid-Missouri Legal Services Corporation (2009 to 2013)
  • Director, Eighth Circuit Bar Association (2014-present)
  • Elwood L. Thomas, American Inn of Court
  • Chair, Young Lawyers' Section of The Missouri Bar (2010-2011)
  • Chair, Pro Bono Website Subcommittee, Delivery of Legal Services Committee of the Missouri Bar

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • President, Jefferson City Rotary Club (2012 to 2013)
  • Commissioner, Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission (2008 to 2010)

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $79 million jury verdict in Barfield v. Sho-Me Power Electric Cooperative, et al. 2:11-cv-04321 (W.D. Mo. Feb. 6, 2015) for class of Missouri landowners with unjust enrichment claims against techology company for unauthorized commercial land use., 2015
  • Missouri Corrections Officers Association v. Missouri Department of Corrections, 409 S.W.3d 499 (Mo. App. W.D. 2013). 
  • Public Communications Services, Inc. v. Simmons, 409 S.W.3d 538 (Mo. App. W.D. 2013)
  • Brown v. Carnahan, 370 S.W.3d 637 (Mo. banc 2012)
  • State ex rel. Dewey & LeBoeuf, LLP v. Crane, 332 S.W.3d 224 (Mo. App. W.D. 2010)
  • Outdoor Central v. GreatLodge.Com, 688 F.3d 938 (8th Cir. 2012)
  • Turner v. Missouri Department of Conservation, 349 S.W.3d 434 (Mo. App. S.D. 2011)
  • Brown v. Carnahan, 370 S.W.3d 637 (Mo. banc 2012)
  • Ehlmann v. Nixon, 323 S.W.3d 787 (Mo. banc 2010)
  • Asher v. Carnahan, 268 S.W.3d 427 (Mo. App. W.D. 2008)
  • Jackson County Sports Complex Authority v. State, 226 S.W.3d 156 (Mo. banc 2007)
  • Outdoor Central v. GreatLodge.Com, No. 08-cv-04133 (W.D. Mo. Nov. 20, 2009)
  • State ex rel. Humane Society of Missouri v. Beetem, 317 S.W.3d 669 (Mo. App. W.D. 2010)

Representative Clients:

  • Missourians for Fair and Impartial Courts
  • Missourians for Responsible Lending
  • Global Tel*Link
  • The Humane Society of Missouri
  • Missouri Corrections Officers Association
  • The Central Trust Bank
  • Missouri Sheriffs' Association
  • Missouri Department of Conservation

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Law clerk to John R. Gibson, Senior Judge, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Law clerk to William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States (October Term 2001)

Educational Background:

  • B.A., University of Notre Dame (1996)
Office Location for Heidi Doerhoff Vollet

231 Madison Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101


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Last Updated: 4/4/2017

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