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Matthew Devoti

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in St. Louis, MO

Casey, Devoti & Brockland, P.C.
3201 Washington Ave
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: 314-421-0763
Fax: 314-421-5059
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012
Licensed in Missouri Since: 1998
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Attorney Profile

Matthew Devoti is a partner in the firm of Casey, Devoti & Brockland.  He practices in the area of personal injury, including medical and professional negligence, motor vehicle collisions, Workers' Compensation and vaccine liability.  Matt has tried more than 40 cases to conclusion in state and federal court and argued cases before the Missouri Supreme Court, Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern and Southern Districts, and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Matt earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Westminster College and his Juris Doctorate from St. Louis University.  He is licensed to practice before the Missouri Supreme Court and U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Western District of Missouri, and Federal Court of Claims.  

Matt currently serves as a Commissioner on the 22nd Circuit Judicial Commission and as a Director for Hill 2000.  He also served as a board member of St. Martha’s Hall, a domestic violence shelter, and the Gateway Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  Matt is a past president of the Lawyers Association of St. Louis and served on several Missouri Bar Committees, including the Young Lawyers Section Council, the Client Security Fund, the Speakers Bureau and the Region XI Disciplinary Committee. 

Matt has been rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell since 2004.  He was named a “Rising Star” by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers in 2010, 2011 and 2012 and a “Super Lawyer” by that publication in 2013 and every year since.  He also holds a "Superb" rating on Avvo.

Matt has five children – Joseph, Sophia, Nicholas, Lillian and Peter.  He and his wife Lauren live in the Hill neighborhood in the City of St. Louis.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury


10 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012

About Matthew Devoti

First Admitted: 1998, Missouri

Professional Webpage:

Educational Background

  • Westminster College, B.S. History & Political Science, 1995

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Member, Board of Directors, The Grove Community Improvement District, 2008
  • Member, Appointed by the Missouri Supreme Court to the Regional Disciplinary Committee for Region XI  2010-present
  • St. Ambrose Catholic Church - St. Louis, MO
  • Chapter Advisor, Delta Omicron Chapter (Westminster College), Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, 2006
  • Member, Board of Directors, St. Martha's Hall - a St. Louis based shelter for abused women and their children (2012-2018)
  • End Distracted Driving Student Awareness Program (, Authorized Speaker (2014-present) Over the last 5 years, I have delivered this important message to over 5,000 high school students throughout St. Louis and southeastern Missouri.
  • Member, Board of Directors, Gateway Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2012-2021)
  • President, Board of Directors, Gateway Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2017-2018), 2017


  • Outstanding Cystic Fibrosis Advocate, Gateway Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2014
  • ‘AV’ Peer Review Rating for Conduct, Ethics, Reliability, and Diligence(V), 2004-2019, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • ‘AV’ Peer Review Rating for Highest Standards of Ability (A), 2004-2019, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • National Leadership Council, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - National Board of Trustees, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Presenter, Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists: Medical Discovery and Real Life Scenarios Counsel Often Confronts When Dealing With An Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist Case, National Business Institute, 2017
  • Presenter, Negotiating and Litigating Auto Injury Damages: Plaintiffs’ Tactics, National Business Institute, 2016
  • Jury Service Has Powerful Impact, Author,, Casey & Devoti Blog, 2018
  • Casey & Devoti Blog, Author, Can I Recover More Than The Other Driver's Insurance Limits?, 2017
  • Presenter, Expert Reports & Scientific Evidence and Applying The Rules of Evidence: Ethics, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Presenter, Litigating Duty To Defend Insurance Coverage Claims: Start To Finish, National Business Institute, 2014
  • Presenter, Miscalculation of Pain and Suffering and Exacerbation of Pre-Existing Conditions, National Business Institute, 2015
  • Presenter, Negotiating with Auto Insurance Adjusters, National Business Institute, 2016
  • Presenter, Examination Errors of Doctor Expert Witnesses, National Business Institute, 2016
  • Presenter, Necessary Documentation for the Extent of the Auto Injury, National Business Institute, 2016
  • Three lectures covering:  "Legal Issues Related to Volunteer Management”, "Liability of Nonprofit Organizations and Volunteers” and “Legal Protection for Volunteers and Use of and Validity of Waivers and Releases”., Presenter, University of Missouri, St. Louis - Non Profit Management and Leadership Program, 2017
  • Author, Turbulence Happens: Flying Safely With Kids, 2017
  • Author, Teens & Driving, Casey & Devoti Blog, 2017
  • Author, Teach Your Kids About Dangers of Distracted Driving, Casey & Devoti Blog, 2017
  • Author, Beware of Liability Waivers & Releases, Casey & Devoti, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Commissioner, 22nd Circuit Judicial Commission, 2022
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® Super Lawyers℠ 
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • Missouri
  • President, Lawyers Association of St. Louis, 1998
  • Member, The Injury Board  - a national network of personal injury attorneys, who are committed to developing and maintaining legal proficiency in their professional field. Members are bound together by the following common values: Professional Competency Lasting Client Relationships Results Outweigh Rewards Working for the Greater Good, 2011-Present
  • Member, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1998-Present
  • Member, Young Lawyers Section Council, Missouri Bar
  • Member, American Association for Justice, 2010-Present
  • Member, Client Security Fund, Missouri Bar, 2008
  • Member, Missouri Bar Association
  • Member, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Industry Groups

  • Bar Association Of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Lawyers Association Of St. Louis
  • Missouri Association Of Trial Attorneys
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Office Location for Matthew Devoti

3201 Washington Ave
St. Louis, MO 63103

Phone: 314-421-0763

Fax: 314-421-5059

Last Updated: 6/13/2022

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