Robert M.N. Palmer
Of Counsel
Robert M.N. Palmer
Of Counsel
Bar Admissions
Honors and Awards
Memberships and Associations

Robert Palmer has represented clients in complex litigation in over 60 jury trials as lead attorney in over 34 states.  He is a past-President of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association; a past-President of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys; a past-President of Attorneys Information Exchange Group; a Certified Civil Trial Advocate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy; ranked as one of America’s Top Lawyers; AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell (over 25 years); member of the American Association of Justice, American Board of Trial Advocates and International Society of Barristers.  He currently serves on the Board of Legal Services of Southern Missouri.

Robert received the 2009 Orrin G. Hatch Distinguished Trial Lawyer Award from Brigham Young University. He lectures nationally to bar and professional trial associations on numerous topics including pretrial-discovery, evidence, use of experts and focus groups, and preemption. He has published numerous articles in national trial magazines.

  • J.D., University of Missouri
  • M.A. in Philosophy, University of Missouri
  • B.A. in Political Science, Southwest Missouri State
  • Missouri
  • Nevada
  • Federal Court – Eastern District of Missouri
  • Federal Court – Western District of Missouri
  • 8th Circuit Federal Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Recipient of the Orrin Hatch Distinguished Trial Lawyer Award from Brigham Young University
  • Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Civil Trial Advocate
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • International Society of Barristers
  • American Association of Justice
    • Past Chair of the Product Liability Subgroup
  • Attorneys Information Exchange Group
    • Past President
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
    • Past President
  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association (SMBA)
    • Past President
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