Practicing in Missouri since 1975, Dana Hockensmith brings broad experience to the firm’s clients in both litigation and nonlitigation legal matters. He is a member of the Missouri Bar and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.

Practice Areas:

Commercial and personal injury litigation, disability, real estate and construction law.

Admitted to Practice:

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.


Born in Maryville, Missouri, he completed his Bachelor of Business Administration degree, cum laude, in 1972 and Juris Doctorate degree, both from the University of Missouri at Columbia. He was a member of the Missouri Law Review.

Community Involvement:

Dana is co-founder of Pony Bird, a home and school for persons with disabilities. He represents a number of organizations for persons with disabilities including Autism Society of America.

Reported Cases:

Essex Contracting, Inc. v. Jefferson County, 277 S.W.3d 647 (Mo. 2009)

Ince v. Money’s Bldg & Development, Inc., 135 S.W.3d 475 (Mo. App. E.D. 2004)

Helujon Ltd. v. Isle of Capri of Jefferson County, 90 S.W.3d 486 (Mo. App. E.D. 2002)

Outcom, Inc. v. City of Lake St. Louis, 996 S.W.2d 571
(Mo. App. E.D. 1999)

State, ex rel., Mo. Dam and Reservoir Safety Council v. Rocky Ridge Property Owners Ass’n, 950 S.W.2d 925 (Mo. App. E.D. 1997)

Parkton Ass’n v. Armstrong, 878 S.W.2d 50
(Mo. App. E.D. 1994)

Essex Contracting, Inc. v. City of DeSoto,
(Mo. App. E.D. 1994)

Dana Hockensmith

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