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Client Champion Platinum is awarded to lawyers/firms with at least 10 reviews, with an average score of 4.5 or higher.

Martindale Ratings

Average Peer Rating
4.1/5.0
Average Client Rating
Client Recommended
95% client recommended

Reviews (155)

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5.0/5.0

Every contact I had with Eng & Woods was excellent from the receptionist to my attorney.

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Client 2018/10/10

5.0/5.0

40yrs ago I broke the law which resulted in a Class C felony, I was given a Suspended Imposition of Sentence if I completed a short probation w/o...

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Client 2018/10/01

5.0/5.0

My daughter got in a little trouble with the law and I called Mr. Popplewell and he was incredible! He called me right back and after I explained...

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Client 2018/08/12

5.0/5.0

I can honestly say with my heart that Mr.Andrew D. Popplewell is the best lawyer in my town. I was facing multiple felonies charges, But Mr....

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Client 2018/05/02

5.0/5.0

Mr. Andrew D. Popplewell was highly compassionate, helpful and attentive to my legal information needs. He was very Quick to respond to my inquiries...

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Client 2018/03/11

5.0/5.0

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Client 2018/02/11

5.0/5.0

In 2010 I found myself in a nightmare. I was facing 3 Vehicular Assault Charges, all felony charges. I was an 18 year old girl and I thought my life...

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Client 2018/02/09

5.0/5.0

I have used Thad's services multiple times. On each occasion, he has exhibited all the traits you could ask for in an attorney. He is quick to...

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Client 2018/01/18

5.0/5.0

Andrew was an incredible lawyer and an even better person. Me, being the dumb college kid I am, learned my lesson by getting arrested twice in the...

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Client 2017/10/31

5.0/5.0

Thad is a brilliant attorney! He is extremely knowledgeable and uses his expertise to the benefit of his clients. I had complete trust and felt so...

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Client 2017/09/24

5.0/5.0

I can't say enough good things about this man. I would recommend him to anyone in the least bit of trouble. The man knows what he's doing. Highly...

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Client 2017/08/14

5.0/5.0

My son found himself in a lot of trouble his first year in college after some shenanigans with his Frat Brothers. I was pretty disappointed with how...

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Client 2017/02/15

5.0/5.0

There is not enough room for me to express my gratitude for Andrew and his capabilities. He had the legal expertise and precision to manage what was...

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Client 2017/01/19

5.0/5.0

First, I went to a referred lawyer. I got the feeling that I was getting minimal effort & they'd just collect my money.{newline}I didn't feel...

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Client 2016/11/22

5.0/5.0

Andrew was wonderful to work with! Upon meeting him, I was instantly put at ease even though I was anxious about working with a lawyer for the first...

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Client 2016/10/07

5.0/5.0

We retained Andrew Popplewell to represent a family member in a criminal situation. Andrew was excellent in all phases of representation and...

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Client 2016/03/30

5.0/5.0

I found the firm to be professional in every aspect. I felt well represented and I felt like I was a priority.

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Client 2016/02/22

5.0/5.0

Andrew was awesome. My 18-year old son was charged with DUI, possession, possession of drug paraphernalia, underage drinking, and false...

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Client 2016/01/18

5.0/5.0

Andrew Popplewell handled my son's driving incident. He enlightened us to the process. Kept us informed and the decision was as he had hoped and...

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Client 2015/09/15

5.0/5.0

Andrew Popplewell is a great lawyer. He was very prompt and stayed on top of my case. Andrew was very aggressive in getting my charges dropped and...

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Client 2015/07/14

5.0/5.0

Mr. Popplewell handled my case in a very professional manner. He clearly communicated the entire legal process to me and was able to get an excellent...

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Client 2015/03/17

5.0/5.0

Mr. Popplewell was extremely helpful in explaining each step of the process to me. He worked hard to get me the best results and did a terrific job....

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Client 2015/02/09

5.0/5.0

Adam is a great attorney who will handle any case with the attention it deserves. He's not afraid to go to trial and has the skills to win.

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Client 2015/02/02

5.0/5.0

Adam Dowling is very good lawyer and I appropriate the great service he offers.

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Client 2015/01/19

5.0/5.0

The very first time I needed a lawyer was in college. I was really young and it was a very scary process. Adam helped ease the pain by always keeping...

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Client 2015/01/15

5.0/5.0

Adam is an attorney that has worked with my family on different cases and we highly recommend him to anyone who is facing a legal situation. Adam is...

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Client 2015/01/15

5.0/5.0

In all my dealings with Adam he has been extremely professional in both his communication and his approach to handling all of my legal business. I...

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Client 2015/01/15

5.0/5.0

Adam Dowling is a very professional and compassionate lawyer. He made our experience with the legal system a little less scary, Adam took the time to...

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Client 2015/01/15

5.0/5.0

Adam Dowling is a very hard working, honest attorney, and great family man. I have known Adam for 35 years and would recommend him to anyone.

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Client 2015/01/15

5.0/5.0

Mr. Dowling is extremely professional, efficient and knowledgeable about many different avenues of the law. He is trustworthy and goes above & beyond...

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Client 2015/01/15

5.0/5.0

When in need of out-of-town legal service, we contacted Andrew Popplewell based upon reviews and comments from this site and were greatly pleased...

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Client 2015/01/07

5.0/5.0

Thad is a #1 Rockin Attorney he knows his job and just how far he can go for you in order to get your case resolved. I have told anyone and everyone...

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Client 2014/02/06

5.0/5.0

Did an amazing job with my case! Could not have asked for a better result.

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Client 2013/12/13

5.0/5.0

Mr. Popplewell is an accomplished and able attorney. He is responsive, fair and listens to every question asked. I certainly asked some frivolous...

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Client 2013/12/03

5.0/5.0

Mr. Woods is a competant, professional attorney who represents his clients very well.

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Judge 2013/10/21

5.0/5.0

I have known Matt since he bgean practicing law, both as a fellow lawyer and as a judge.

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Judge 2013/10/20

5.0/5.0

I ha known Matt since he began the practice of law. He is a fine hard working lawyer dedicated to his clients. He merits an 'A' rating in my...

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Partner 2013/10/20

5.0/5.0

Matt is a highly respected trial lawyer who is deserving of the highest rating possible.

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Managing Partner 2013/10/12

5.0/5.0

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Staff Lawyer 2013/10/07

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2013/10/07

5.0/5.0

Matt is a very smart, versatile lawyer that tenaciously advocates for the rights of his clients.

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Partner 2013/10/07

5.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2013/10/04

5.0/5.0

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Member 2013/10/04

5.0/5.0

Andy was a tremendous resource in providing a detailed explanation of the process for expungement. He did all the heavy lifting and even before I...

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Client 2013/08/30

5.0/5.0

We have used the services of Thad R. Mulholland on two separate occasions. Each time we have been extremely impressed with his prompt service, ...

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Client 2013/08/21

5.0/5.0

Thad helped us WIN a Major case against a Large Insurance Company. He was attentive, thorough, explained details to us at a level we could...

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Client 2013/08/09

5.0/5.0

I was extremely pleased with how Doug handled my divorce, and my husband's attorney. The result was better than I had hoped.

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Client 2013/08/05

5.0/5.0

Thad Mulholland was our attorney and he was excellent. He took on our case like it was his own and I did little worrying. He was in constant...

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Client 2013/07/30

5.0/5.0

Thad took on my case like it was his own. He was very professional and was compassionate and cared about me. I never had to worry about what was...

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Client 2013/07/30

5.0/5.0

Andrew was outstanding. He made me feel as if i was his only client. He was very professional. I would use his services in the future if the need...

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Client 2013/07/28

5.0/5.0

Andrew took care of our legal issues in a professional, timely manner with excellent results.

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Client 2013/06/28

5.0/5.0

I would definitely recommend using Andrew Popplewell for any criminal law/ appeals issues! He was very helpful and understanding throughout the...

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Client 2013/06/18

5.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2013/06/16

5.0/5.0

I have referred cases to Mr. Popplewell in the past and he does an excellent job communicating with clients and obtaining great results.

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Partner 2013/06/12

5.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2013/06/12

5.0/5.0

Mr. Popplewell represented me on a DWI charge. He was so helpful with explaining the legal process and answering any questions I had. He was reliable...

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Client 2013/06/04

5.0/5.0

I would highly recommend Andrew Popplewell. He is an exceptional attorney who handled my case quickly and professionally. He constantly kept me...

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Client 2013/06/04

5.0/5.0

Mr. Popplewell helped guide as through the legal system very effectively and facilitated the process in a manner that produced an important life...

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Client 2013/06/02

5.0/5.0

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Client 2013/05/09

5.0/5.0

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Client 2013/05/09

5.0/5.0

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Client 2013/05/09

5.0/5.0

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Client 2013/05/09

5.0/5.0

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Client 2013/05/09

5.0/5.0

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Client 2013/05/09

5.0/5.0

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Client 2013/05/09

5.0/5.0

I hired Mr Poplewell to represent me on a felony DWI,Speeding,failure to register motor vehicle. I was pulled over by MSHP(Missouri State Highway...

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Client 2013/04/25

5.0/5.0

Andrew D. Popplewell is an OUTSTANDING attorney!! He is hardworking and listens to his clients. He was able to get my DWI case dropped because if his...

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Client 2012/11/26

5.0/5.0

Originally we hired a different attorney to defend my sons DWI case. But, when his advice was to plead guilty to something he didn't do I hired...

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Client 2012/10/17

5.0/5.0

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Judge 2012/09/27

5.0/5.0

He is an excellent choice for an attorney. He is very well-prepared and personable. He will answer any questions you have regarding your case in a...

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Client 2012/09/25

5.0/5.0

A longtime practitioner. Has handled high profile criminal cases in a skillful manner.

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Judge 2012/09/13

5.0/5.0

He is an excellent lawyer and should have an AV rating.

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Sole Practitioner 2012/08/30

5.0/5.0

Andrew Popplewell was extremely helpful to my daughter after she had a very bad experience with another lawyer in town and cleared up her...

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Client 2012/08/26

5.0/5.0

Andrew Popplewell provided excellent legal representation. He returned all of my phone calls promptly and the charges against me were dismissed!! I...

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Client 2012/08/22

5.0/5.0

Pat is at the top of his practice. I know the integrity and legal judgement he displays and he should be an A lawyer. The prosecutors know he is...

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Managing Partner 2012/08/21

5.0/5.0

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Government Counsel 2012/08/20

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/08/16

5.0/5.0

Thad is a tenacious advocate for his clients. I have defended many cases over the years in which he represented the plaintiff. He gets the best...

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Sole Practitioner 2012/08/16

5.0/5.0

Pat is the best criminal defense attorney in this Circuit

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Managing Partner 2012/08/16

5.0/5.0

Very helpful. Is hard working attorney who makes sure he works on your case to the best of his ability. I highly recommend using this attorney!

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Client 2012/08/16

5.0/5.0

i have know Pat for over 40 years. he is an excellent lawyer.

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Partner 2012/08/08

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/07/31

5.0/5.0

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Judge 2012/06/18

5.0/5.0

Knowledgeable, hard working, effective & highest integrity - a solid A+ attorney.

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Partner 2012/06/18

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/05/31

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/05/23

5.0/5.0

Andrew is very well versed in all aspects of the law. I have used Andrew exclusively over the past 6 years, and have never been unsatisfied with the...

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Client 2012/02/23

5.0/5.0

very knowledgeable and caring goes the extra mile to take care of his clients

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Client 2011/08/18

5.0/5.0

Matt Woods was very helpful and knows what he is doing. He runs a very good firm, and is also very efficient in getting things taken care of. I'm...

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Client 2011/01/28

5.0/5.0

Great guy - good lawyer. Everbody at the firm was responsive and polite

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Client 2010/11/01

5.0/5.0

He has become one of the best claimant's attorney in the area.

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Judge 2010/08/23

5.0/5.0

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Judge 2010/08/13

5.0/5.0

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Judge 2010/08/13

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2010/08/05

5.0/5.0

I have known Thad since he began practicing law in Columbia. I have defended several lawsuits in which Thad represented a personal injury plaintiff....

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Partner 2010/08/05

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2010/07/29

5.0/5.0

Thad is an excellent attorney. I have referred several cases to Thad over the years and each and every client was very pleased with the outcome,...

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Partner 2010/07/28

5.0/5.0

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Staff Lawyer 2010/07/28

5.0/5.0

Great lawyer!

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Partner 2010/07/28

5.0/5.0

Thad is among the best trial attorneys and personal injury lawyers in the state of Missouri. He is diligent and always ensures that clients are...

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Partner 2010/07/28

5.0/5.0

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Associate 2010/07/28

5.0/5.0

I used Eng & Woods for a wrongful death suit when some family members were killed in a car accident. They took care of everything at a time when my...

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Client 2010/05/12

5.0/5.0

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Member 2009/11/03

5.0/5.0

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Member 2009/06/01

4.8/5.0

I retained Pat Eng and Adam Downing for two cases of mine in 2009-2010. After researching many different lawyers I choose Eng and Woods Law Firm...

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Client 2015/01/17

4.8/5.0

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Member 2013/10/04

4.8/5.0

Adam was really a great advocate for me. I couldn't be happier with the results I received and the fee I paid. Thank you Adam!

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Client 2013/08/05

4.8/5.0

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Member 2013/07/11

4.8/5.0

I've known Andrew professionally for over 10 years and have seen him in trial, and heard his reputation around the bar, and with clients. He is a...

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Partner 2013/06/17

4.8/5.0

well respected criminal defense lawyer..would reccomend anyone to him

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Partner 2012/07/31

4.8/5.0

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Partner 2012/05/23

4.6/5.0

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Managing Partner 2014/05/27

4.6/5.0

Personal Expierence with him. Fine lawyer.

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Member 2013/06/20

4.6/5.0

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Member 2012/07/13

4.6/5.0

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Member 2010/07/28

4.6/5.0

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Associate 2009/11/03

4.5/5.0

Andrew is the real deal. Any legal trouble you have he will help take care of it. Not only will he take care of the situation he will get you the...

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Client 2018/04/06

4.5/5.0

He was great to work with and kept me up to date on my case. He was very nice and very understanding of everything that was going on. I hope to never...

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Client 2013/05/27

4.4/5.0

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Sole Practitioner 2014/05/25

4.4/5.0

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Principal 2013/10/04

4.4/5.0

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Managing Partner 2012/06/21

4.2/5.0

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Sole Practitioner 2014/06/24

4.2/5.0

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Judge 2013/06/25

4.2/5.0

One of the top criminal defense lawyers in the central Missouri area. Very well respected in my judgment.

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Partner 2012/07/31

4.2/5.0

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Partner 2010/08/05

4.2/5.0

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Associate 2010/07/28

4.0/5.0

He was very friendly and compassionate and did the best he could for my situation.

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Client 2015/01/18

4.0/5.0

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Partner 2013/06/20

4.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/08/16

4.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/07/31

4.0/5.0

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Judge 2012/06/21

4.0/5.0

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Partner 2012/05/23

4.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2012/05/20

4.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2010/08/16

4.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2009/11/03

4.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2009/11/03

4.0/5.0

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Private Practice Lawyer 2009/11/03

4.0/5.0

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Partner 2009/11/03

4.0/5.0

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Member 2009/06/01

3.8/5.0

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Partner 2009/11/03

3.8/5.0

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Managing Partner 2009/11/03

3.6/5.0

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Partner 2013/10/04

3.4/5.0

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Partner 2010/07/28

3.4/5.0

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Member 2009/05/15

3.2/5.0

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Partner 2009/11/19

3.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2014/05/16

3.0/5.0

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Member 2013/06/12

3.0/5.0

Cery limited experience with Mr. Popplewell, but he handled the single matter that was referred to him in an efficient and satisfactory manner.

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Of Counsel 2012/05/26

3.0/5.0

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Client 2010/05/06

2.6/5.0

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Member 2012/08/11

2.6/5.0

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Partner 2009/11/03

2.0/5.0

In my opinion, Adam would rather settle a case, no matter what.{newline}In my Opinion he works on settling the case before finding out the details of...

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Client 2013/09/17

2.0/5.0

He makes decisions without the clients knowledge or consent and doesn't keep his clients informed or up to date.

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Client 2011/09/04

1.3/5.0

This attorney will not return phone calls in a timely manner, I often had to call several times to get a return call. When you do finally get a hold...

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Client 2010/03/23

1.0/5.0

He was very rude. Very unprofessional. I would never recommend this man to represent anyone.

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Client 2017/12/21