As a trial lawyer, Mr. Hershewe has spent more than 30 years fighting for injured people and their families. Tenacity and work-ethic are key factors in his ability to get full value settlements and jury verdicts for clients in even the most complex personal injury cases.
Mr. Hershewe is proud to have obtained many multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for his injured clients and their families. He currently practices in the areas of Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Medical Device Litigation, Auto and Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death, Aviation Litigation, Railroad Law, Insurance law and Workplace Injuries. Known and respected by clients and his colleagues in the legal profession, Mr. Hershewe has an “AV” Preeminent rating, given by other attorneys and judges.
Mr. Hershewe maintains his law license in Missouri and has been admitted to practice “pro hac vice” in cases across the country, including Texas, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and New Mexico.
Born in St. Joseph, Missouri, Ed Hershewe knew from a very young age that he wanted to be a lawyer. After graduating from Missouri Western State College (B.A. 1972) he followed his dream and attended University of Tennessee (J.D. 1976) where he ranked third in his law school class and belonged to Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
Since becoming a member of the Missouri Bar in 1977, he has served in many leadership roles including the Board of Governors (2004-present), the Executive Committee, the Special Committee to Review Status of Tort Law, the Events Planning Committee (2006), and Liaison to the Committee on Insurance Law (2005). Mr. Hershewe is Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
He joined the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and has served as a member of the Board of Governors from 1983 to 1993 and 2003 to the present. Mr. Hershewe currently serves on the executive committee of the Environmental Trial Lawyers’ Association. His current bar associati