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Christopher J Finney

Christopher J Finney

Finney Injury Law
  • Personal Injury, Nursing Home Abuse
  • Missouri
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Christopher J. Finney received his law degree from St. Louis University. Upon graduation, he accepted a position as an assistant circuit attorney in the Circuit Attorney’s Office in the city of St. Louis. While at the Circuit Attorney’s, Chris handled a variety of issues, including Grand Jury indictments, felony gun and drug crimes. After the CAO’s, Chris then accepted a job at a large insurance defense firm where he handled cases ranging from dog bites to premises liability to auto collisions to wrongful death. He gained an insight into how an insurance company and defense team analyze and handle claims and litigation. In 2012, he joined his father and his brother. In 2018, Chris opened his solo trial practice, Finney Injury Law to try injury claims of all types, including trucking crashes, auto collisions, wrongful death, catastrophic injury and premises liability. Prior to law school, Chris was a teacher and football coach at Regis High School in Denver. He returned to St. Louis and continued coaching football at St. Louis University High School until he began working at the Circuit Attorney’s Office. As a former football player and coach, Chris takes a special interest in head injuries, including concussions and traumatic brain injuries. While in law school, Chris was awarded the David J. Hensler academic award for excellence in trial advocacy. In private practice, he was selected as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum at the age of 30, an invitation-only group in which less than 1 percent of attorneys are members nationwide. Chris was also selected as a Rising Star by SuperLawyers, an honor that is limited to 2.5% of all practicing attorneys in Missouri. “I enjoy sticking up for the person who has their back against the wall. In our business, we can level the playing fields of individuals and big corporations. I take a lot of satisfaction in the fact that our firm can make an enormous impact on someone’s life, even after that per

Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Nursing Home Abuse
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accident
  • Truck Accident
  • Brain Injury
  • Motorcycle Accident
  • Child Care Accident
  • Premises Liability (Slip & Fall)
  • Free Consultation
    No payment to evaluate your case. If your case is not a good fit. We will be happy to refer a trusted attorney to you.
  • Contingent Fees
    We do not collect on your case unless you win.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
The Missouri Bar
ID Number: 62888
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  • English
Professional Experience
Trial Lawyer
Finney Injury Law
- Current
Trial lawyer practice exclusively preparing cases for trial for individuals against insurance companies.
Trial Attorney
Finney Law Office
- Current
Currently assigned over 70 files as lead counsel in various stages of litigation, $2.45 million dollar wrongful death settlement, $1.25 million dollar trucking settlement involving a multitude of exposures
Danna McKittrick, P.C.
Second chaired civil trials in St. Louis County, Cape Girardeau, Farmington. Handled premises liability matters, auto insurance claims and wrongful death claims for various insurance clients.
Felony Trial Attorney
St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office
First chaired felony and misdemeanor trials iwthout a not guilty verdict. Successfully argued in front of Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District Tried to verdict over 25 jury and nonjury trials Grand Jury Attorney.
Saint Louis University School of Law
J.D. (2010) | Law
Honors: David Hensler Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
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Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Membership is limited to attorneys who have 2won million and multi-million dollar verdicts, awards and settlements. Fewer than 1% of US lawyers are members.
Nation's Top One Percent
Rising Star
Only 25% of Missouri attorneys have membership.
Best Attorneys of America
Rue Ratings
Only 100 attorneys from each state are inducted.
Up & Coming Lawyer
Missouri Lawyers Weekly
The winners are chosen based on their demonstration of excellence and their potential to make a difference in the legal profession and their communities. The awards recognize lawyers who are 40 or younger, or within 10 years of practice.
Client's Choice Award
This recognition is bestowed upon attorneys who have received at least fifteen 4-star reviews.
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Daniel J. Hensler Award in Trial Advocacy
St. Louis University School of Law
Professional Associations
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
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Lawyers Association of St. Louis
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American Bar Association
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American Association for Justice
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Million Dollar Advocates Forum
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Missouri State Bar  # 62888
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Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
- Current
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Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
Board of Governors
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Articles & Publications
Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation
South Carolina Bar
Contact & Map
Finney Injury Law
Suite 220
Suite 220
1600 S. Brentwood Blvd.
Suite 220
St. Louis, MO 63144
Toll-Free: (314) 293-4222
Telephone: (314) 293-4222
Fax: (314) 754-9477
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Notice: Office Hours are 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. We understand that accidents can happen at any time on any day. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident don't' wait to call. We'll be happy to discuss your case.
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