John P. Lord - Williams Venker & Sanders LLC

John P. Lord

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2016
Phone: 314-345-5011

John Lord joined Williams Venker & Sanders from the Union Pacific Railroad Company, at which he served as a trial attorney for almost 12 years. He successfully litigated personal injury, fatality and property damage cases filed against the company by employees and third parties in state and federal courts. While he was with Union Pacific, John also served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Saint Louis University. He taught a course in Trial Advocacy to third-year law students.

Prior to joining Union Pacific, John served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in St. Louis County for 14 years. He prosecuted high-profile criminal cases including homicides, narcotics cases, white-collar crime and political corruption cases. During that time, John was appointed to serve as a Special Assistant Attorney General and he taught at the Trial Advocacy School for Prosecuting Attorneys at the University of Missouri School of Law. He began his career as a Law Clerk for all of the Circuit Judges in St. Louis County, and has tried over 75 jury trials to completion.

University of Missouri–ColumbiaBA 1974University of Colorado at BoulderJ.D. 1977
Missouri BarIllinois State Bar AssociationNational Association of Railroad Trial CounselAmerican Short Line and Regional Railroad AssociationBar Associaiton of Metropolitan St. LouisCity of Warson Woods, MOAlumni Association of John Burroughs SchoolVilla Duchesne-Oak Hill SchoolsVilla Duchesne Advancement Committee

Office Location

100 North Broadway, 21st Floor
St. Louis, MO 63102
United States

Practice Areas

Railroad Law

Other Information

Gender: Male