Zach Pancoast

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in St. Louis, MO

Rossiter & Boock, LLC
8182 Maryland Ave, Suite 600
St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone: 3142833520
Fax: 314-863-5151
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (60%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%)
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Attorney Profile

Zach Pancoast is an attorney at Rossiter & Boock, LLC, with offices in Shelbyville, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri. Mr. Pancoast dedicates his practice to personal injury and medical malpractice law, handling cases involving car accidents, surgical errors, misdiagnosis, trucking accidents, FTCA, nursing home neglect, premises liability, dog bites and slip-and-falls.

Mr. Pancoast grew up in Shelbyville, Illinois and now offices in both St. Louis, Missouri and Shelbyville, Illinois.  He serves clients throughout Missouri and Illinois, including the cities of St. Louis, St. Louis County, Jefferson County, St. Charles, Missouri and Decatur, Effingham, Shelbyville, Taylorville, Danville, Mattoon, Benton, West Frankfurt, Charleston, and Springfield, Illinois, as well as the surrounding communities in Illinois and Missouri.    

Mr. Pancoast has more than 20 years of litigation experience. Over the course of his legal career, he has successfully litigated, tried and settled many cases involving negligence-related medical malpractice, trucking cases and other personal injury matters.

Before joining Rossiter & Boock, LLC, and representing injured parties, Mr. Pancoast spent nine years focusing his practice on defending health care providers in personal injury actions. This background gives him an insight into how these types of cases are handled from the other side, providing him with an advantage when it comes to fighting for the rights of injury victims.

Outside of the office, Mr. Pancoast is actively involved in his legal community. He is a member of The Missouri Bar and the Illinois State Bar Association and previously served in various leadership roles for The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. He is also a Member of the Board for the Gateway Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Mr. Pancoast earned a bachelor’s degree from DePauw University and received his law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law. He obtained his license to practice law in 2000. He holds an active license in both Missouri and Illinois.


Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


3 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

About Zach Pancoast

Admitted: 2001, Missouri

Professional Webpage:


  • Super Lawyer, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine, 2012 - 2013
  • Super Lawyer, Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine, 2012 - 2013 Super Lawyer, Missouri, 2019, 2019

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member and Co-Chair, Planning Committee for ‘Bench, Bar and Professional Development’ Conference
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Missouri, 2001
  • Illinois, 2000
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis; Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys; Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Gateway Chapter- Board of Directors

Educational Background

  • DePauw University, 1997

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Mr. Pancoast co-authored a Chapter of the 2018 IICLE - Medical Malpractice on Claim Evaluation., Chapter Co-Author, IICLE - Medical Malpractice, 2018


  • $1,475,000 wrongful death car accident settlement for the family of an elderly central Illinois woman who died following a collision with a postal service driver, 2020
  • $5.7+ million dollar verdict in a FTCA medical malpractice case in Missouri Federal Court., 2019
  • $400,000 settlement of a medical malpractice case against the United States (VA) under the Federal Tort Claims Act regarding a prostatectomy surgery that left the patient with urinary incontinence, impotence and a need for additional care and procedures., 2018
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Office Location for Zach Pancoast

8182 Maryland Ave
Suite 600
St. Louis, MO 63105

Phone: 3142833520

Fax: 314-863-5151

Last Updated: 6/7/2021

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