Stephen Ringkamp

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in St. Louis, MO

The Hullverson Law Firm
 | 1010 Market Street, Suite 1480
St. Louis, MO 63101
Phone: 314-421-2313
Fax: 314-421-2341
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

An attorney at the Hullverson Law Firm, Stephen Ringkamp focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, he provides representation to clients throughout the state. Admitted to practice in Missouri since 1974, Mr. Ringkamp is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Ringkamp assists people who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other persons or entities. The types of cases that he has handled have arisen primarily out of incidents involving medical malpractice and defective products, but his experience also encompasses premises liability and motor vehicle accidents. During his career, Mr. Ringkamp has been able to obtain millions of dollars in compensation on behalf of his clients through both jury awards and negotiated settlements, and this has led to his being a member of the invitation-only Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He has received other recognition from his fellow professionals as well, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, Mr. Ringkamp has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, and he has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

Mr. Ringkamp has delivered scores of presentations on topics related to his practice area to the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and other legal groups, and he is the author of several published articles. A 1974 recipient of a Juris Doctor with honors from Saint Louis University School of Law, his memberships include the American Association for Justice and The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.

*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
  • 40%Personal Injury - General
  • 30%Personal Injury - Products
  • 30%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Medical Malpractice

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019

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About Stephen Ringkamp

Admitted: 1974, Missouri

Professional Webpage: https://www.hullverson.com/Attorneys/Stephen-H-Ringkamp.shtm...

Honors/Awards:

  • Lon Hocker Trial Lawyer Award, Missouri Bar Foundation, 1983
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Certificate of Honor, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1978
  • Outstanding Service Award, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1992
  • Best Lawyers in St. Louis, St. Louis Magazine
  • Smithson Award, Outstanding Service Toward the Increase of Justice, Missouri Bar Foundation, 1996
  • President’s Award, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 2008
  • Purcell Professionalism Award, Missouri Bar Foundation, 2009
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2013 - Present
  • The Missourian Award, 2011
  • Missouri – Kansas “Super Lawyers”
  • Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year", Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs St. Louis, Best Lawyers in America, 2016
  • Award of Honor, Lawyers Association of St. Louis, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Missouri Workers' Compensation Advisory Commission, by appointment of Missouri Legislature, 1992 - 1995
  • Civil Practice Committee, U.S. District Court, E. D. Mo., by appointment of Chief Judge, 1983 - 1987
  • Missouri Supreme Court Committee on Civil Jury Reform, 2000
  • Member, Missouri Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions-Civil, 1981 - Present
  • Reporter, Missouri Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions-Civil, 1981 - 1991
  • Chair, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Legislative Committee, 1986 – 1996
  • Chairman, Missouri Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions-Civil, 1991 - 2009
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Amicus Curiae Committee, 1983 - 1996
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Executive Committee, 1987 - 1993
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Board of Governor, 1980 - Present
  • President, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1991 - 1992
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • Member, Missouri Supreme Court Committee for Civil Jury Instructions
  • Reporter, Missouri Supreme Court Committee for Civil Jury Instructions
  • Chairman, Missouri Supreme Court Committee for Civil Jury Instructions
  • International Academy of Litigators
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Lawyers Association of St. Louis
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1976
  • President, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1992
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1976
  • Missouri, 1974

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Founding Sponsor, Civil Justice Foundation
  • St. Louis University High School, Board of Trustees, 1995 - 2004
  • St. Louis Metropolitan Health Care Task Force, by appointment of Chief Executives, St. Louis City and St. Louis County, 1991 - 1992
  • St. Louis Bar Foundation

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Guest Lecturer, Civil Practice and Trial Advocacy Courses, St. Louis University School of Law, 1982 - Present
  • Faculty, Missouri Judicial College
  • "How To Handle Personal Injury Cases", Missouri Bar, 1981
  • "Comparative Fault", University of Missouri (Kansas City), 1989
  • "Bad Faith", University of Missouri (Kansas City), 1988
  • "Medical Malpractice", University of Missouri (Kansas City), 1993
  • "Products Liability in Federal Court", University of Missouri (Kansas City), 1996
  • "Jury Instructions", Missouri Bar Annual Convention, 1997
  • Annual Conference, Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers, 2000
  • "Civil Jury Reform", Missouri Bar Annual Convention, 2000
  • "4th Annual Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference", Bar Assn of Metropolitan St. Louis, 2002
  • "Trial in Reverse", Lawyers Association of St. Louis, 2003
  • "Expert Witnesses", Washington University School of Medicine, 2004
  • "Medical Malpractice - The Plaintiff’s Case", Missouri Bar, 2004
  • "Medical Malpractice Symposium", Missouri Bar, 1993
  • "Medical Malpractice Symposium", Missouri Bar, 1990
  • "Malpractice After Tort Reform", Missouri Bar, 2005
  • "Medical Malpractice: Prosecuting and Defending Medical Negligence Cases", Missouri Bar, 2006
  • "Tort Law Changes", Missouri Bar, 1987
  • "Demonstrative Evidence", Missouri Bar, 1983
  • "Discovery," Missouri Bar, 1982
  • "Comparative Fault", University of Missouri, 1984
  • Continuing Legal Education Programs, Missouri Bar
  • "Personal Injury Law, Year in Review," University of Missouri, 1996
  • "Personal Injury Law, Year in Review," University of Missouri, 1993 - 1994
  • "Personal Injury Law, Year in Review," University of Missouri, 1989 - 1991
  • "Jury Instructions", University of Missouri, 1986
  • "Punitive Damages", MATA, 1983
  • Products Liability Conference, National Practice Institute, 1984
  • "Auto Seminar", MATA, 1993
  • "Effective Discovery", MATA, 1990
  • "Jury Instructions/Jury Selection", MATA, 1990
  • "Sovereign Immunity", MATA, 1987
  • "How to Handle Personal Injury Cases", Missouri Bar Seminar, 1981
  • "How to Handle Personal Injury Cases", MATA, 1980
  • "Problems of Proof", MATA, 1988
  • "Jury Instructions", Missouri Bar, 1986, 2011 - 2016
  • "Tort Reform", MATA, 1987
  • "Trial Tips", MATA, 2000, 2002, 2005
  • "Winning Trial Strategies", MATA, 1989
  • "Wrongful Death", MATA, 1989
  • "Comparative Fault", MATA, 1985
  • Adjunct Professor, St. Louis University School of Law, 1983 - 1991
  • "Uninsured and Underinsured Motor Vehicle Coverage", St. Louis Bar Journal, Vol XXXVIII, No. 4, Spring 1992
  • "Constitutionality of Tort Reform", MATA, 2005
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA), Tort Law Review, 1982, 1984,1986, 1988, 1990, 1992 - 2004, 2006 - 2016
  • Lawyers Association of St. Louis, Tort Law Review, 2014
  • Faculty, Judicial College, State of Missouri, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2008, 2011, 2013, 2015
  • Missouri Bar Continuing Legal Education Deskbook, Burden of Proof, Evidence, Ch. 3, 5th Ed. 2005, Supplement 2010
  • “Uninsured Motor Vehicle Coverage”, St. Louis Bar Journal, Vol XLVI, No. 2, Fall 1999
  • Reporter, "Missouri Approved Instructions-Civil", Supreme Court Committee on Civil Jury Instructions, Thomson-West Publishing Co., 4th Ed., 1991
  • Jury Instructions, Civil Procedure, Chapter 70, Missouri Bar Continuing Legal Education Deskbook, 1983, 1995, 2007; Supplements, 1986, 1988, 1991
  • "Products Liability Primer", St. Louis Bar Journal, 1979
  • Chairman/Member, "Missouri Approved Instructions-Civil", Supreme Court Committee on Civil Jury Instructions, Thomson-West Publishing Co., 5th Ed. (1996) 6th Ed. (2002) and 7th Ed. (2012)

Educational Background:

  • St. Louis University, B.S.E.E., 1971
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Office Location for Stephen Ringkamp

1010 Market Street
Suite 1480
St. Louis, MO 63101

Phone: 314-421-2313

Fax: 314-421-2341

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