L. Joseph Garr, III



  • St. Louis University School of Law, J.D., 1993
  • University of Missouri, B.A., 1988


  • Speaker, UniGroup Learning Conference, “50 Legal Issues in 50 Minutes” (February 2011)
  • Speaker, Defense Research Institute, Vanliner Insurance Company Panel Discussion (March 2006)
  • Speaker, Transportation Lawyer’s Association Annual Meeting, “Household Goods Transportation: Regulate or Litigate?” (May 2005)

Joseph Garr has built a diverse legal background through years of experience in several different types of positions. Beginning his career as an associate over twenty years ago, he has since served as a senior staff attorney for a major corporation, owner and legal counsel for a local business, and Principal at the Garr Law Firm. This unique combination of experiences equips him with a highly distinct perspective on his clients’ needs. Joe has a depth of knowledge and experience in the field of motor carrier personal injury litigation, as well as complex litigation matters including class-action defense, civil RICO defense, catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death, and mold/environmental
contamination. He is also well-versed in legal document management. Joe has been recognized by Martindale Hubbell with an exceptional AV Preeminent ranking of 5.0 out of 5. At WVS, Joe works alongside the toxic tort team.

Professional Affiliations

  • Missouri Bar
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • United States District Courts
    • Eastern District of Missouri
    • Southern District of Illinois
  • Missouri
  • Illinois