Maurice B. Graham

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in St. Louis, MO

Gray, Ritter & Graham, PC
 | 701 Market Street, Suite 800
St. Louis, MO 63101
Phone: 314-669-7125
Fax: 314-241-4140
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1963
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Maurice B. Graham is President of Gray, Ritter & Graham, PC, located in St. Louis, Missouri.

Focusing his practice on civil litigation, he represents clients in matters involving complex business and commercial disputes, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and motor vehicle accidents. Mr. Graham has an AV-Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in Best Lawyers of America in numerous categories, including "Bet the Company Litigation." He has been named a Best Lawyers "St. Louis Lawyer of the Year" six times, in various practice categories.

After receiving a bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri, Mr. Graham attended the University of Missouri School of Law, earning his J.D. in 1962. Admitted to practice in Missouri, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri; the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 5th, 8th and 9th Circuits; and the Supreme Court of the United States.

An honored member of the Missouri legal community, Mr. Graham was the 2010 recipient of the Award of Honor from the Lawyers Association of St. Louis. He has also been named "Lawyer of the Year" by Missouri Lawyers Weekly and has been given citations of merit by the American Judicature Society and the University of Missouri School of Law. A former president of both The Missouri Bar and the St. Louis Bar Foundation, Mr. Graham has also chaired the Missouri Supreme Court Advisory Committee, which oversees attorney discipline.

In 2015, Mr. Graham was appointed to a six-year term to the University of Missouri Board of Curators, serving as Chairman in 2017. He received a Special Merit Citation from the American Judicature Society in 1989 and received a Citation of Merit from the University of Missouri-Columbia Law School in 1988. In 1992, Graham was honored by the University of Missouri with a Distinguished Alumni Award. He is active in University affairs, having served as President of the University of Missouri Law School Foundation, and a Trustee of the Jefferson Club. Mr. Graham served as Chairman of the University of Missouri-Columbia Law School’s $17 million endowment campaign.


Mr. Graham was the 2016 recipient of the Distinguished Lawyer Award from The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. He is a 2014 recipient of the Missouri Lawyers Weekly “Mentor Award,” The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis’ “William L. Weiss Award” and the “Richard S. Arnold Award for Distinguished Service,” United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

In addition to his membership in the American Bar Association and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Mr. Graham is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Society of Barristers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and the American Association for Justice. He is a board member of the Sheldon Arts Foundation, serving as Board Chairman from 2007-2010.

 
Practice Areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%)
Business Litigation (40%)
Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Business Litigation (40%)

Personal Injury - General (20%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2018

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About Maurice Graham

Admitted: 1963, Missouri

Professional Webpage: http://www.grgpc.com/Attorneys/Maurice-B-Graham.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • President, Law School Student Body, University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, 1962
  • Citation of Merit, University of Missouri-Columbia Law School, 1988 - 1988
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1992 - 1992
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, Central Methodist University, 2006 - 2006
  • Special Merit Citation, American Judicature Society, 1989 - 1989
  • Fellow, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, International Society of Barristers
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • The Missouri Bar President's Award, 1991 - 1991
  • The Missouri Bar Spurgeon Smithson Award, 1994 - 1994
  • The Missouri Bar Oliver Rasch Award, 1996 - 1996
  • The Missouri Bar Pro Bono Award, 2000 - 2000
  • Purcell Professionalism Award, 2000 - 2000
  • Missouri Lawyers Weekly Lawyer of the Year Award, 2001 - 2001
  • Best Lawyers in St. Louis, St. Louis Magazine, 2003 - Present
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2003 - Present
  • Best Lawyers 2009 St. Louis Lawyer of the Year: Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Best Lawyers 2010: Bet-the-Company LitigationBest Lawyers 2010: Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Award of Honor, The Lawyers Association of St. Louis, 2010 - 2010
  • Best Lawyers 2011: Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Best Lawyers 2012: Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Best Lawyers 2013 St. Louis Personal Injury Litigation: Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year
  • Lawyers Committee, National Center for State Courts, 2013
  • Best Lawyers 2013: Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Best Lawyers 2014: Bet-the-Company Litigation

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, University of Missouri-Columbia Law School Foundation
  • American Association for Justice
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • ABA, House of Delegates, 1990 - 1994
  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Chairman, Supreme Court Advisory Committee
  • President, The Missouri Bar, 1988 - 1989
  • Member, Board of Governors, The Missouri Bar, 1980 - 1990
  • President, St. Louis Bar Foundation
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • Missouri, 1963

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Chairman, Sheldon Arts Foundation Board in St. Louis, 2007 - 2010
  • Member, Board of Curators, Central Methodist University, Fayette, Missouri
  • Chairman, Endowment Campaign, University of Missouri-Columbia Law School
  • Trustee, Jefferson Club

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-Author, "Spoliation of Medical Records," 52 J. Mo. B. 87, 1996
  • "Hedonic Damages - Where Are We?", 51 J. Mo. B. 265, 1995
  • Frequent Speaker, Litigation

Educational Background:

  • University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States of America, B.A. in Political Science, 1960
Find Me Online
Website - www.grgpc.com
Office Location for Maurice B. Graham

701 Market Street
Suite 800
St. Louis, MO 63101

Phone: 314-669-7125

Fax: 314-241-4140

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Last Updated: 7/25/2018

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