Mr. Hellmich, a principal with the firm, and "A/V" rated, handles a
wide-variety of litigation. He represents individuals in serious
personal injury and medical malpractice claims as well as all types of
He has established a significant practice in real estate
litigation, defending real estate agents and brokers in both Missouri
and Illinois state and federal courts.
In addition, Mr. Hellmich has a substantial insurance defense
practice with an emphasis on personal injury, title, civil rights, and
employment discrimination claims.
Effective May 2017, Bill has added mediation services to his practice, having completed the comprehensive mediation training course and certification to conduct mediations at both the state and federal court level. Bill is on the approved mediator list for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri as well as the various state courts in the region.
For almost 34 years now, Bill has been a civil litigator in the St. Louis area. His practice has a substantial emphasis in the areas of real estate (including title insurance work), civil rights, employment discrimination, personal injury, non-compete, shareholder derivative, and other business disputes. Bill has tried hundreds of both jury and judge-tried cases. While a majority of his practice has been from a defense perspective, Bill has also handled and tried numerous plaintiff's cases in the personal injury, employment discrimination and commercial litigation areas. In short, he knows both sides of the table, and can leverage that experience to help you achieve settlement.
Bill Hellmich will be prepared and diligent in mediating your case, and will be more than a mere courier of offers and counter-offers. His philosophy is one of active engagement in assisting both sides to accurately evaluate their case. Please contact Bill for inquiries and to schedule your mediation.
Primary Practice Areas:
Personal Injury Law; Medical Malpractice Law; Real Estate Law;
Employment Law; Commercial Litigation; Civil Rights Defense Law; Mediation
United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; United States
District Court, Eastern District of Missouri; Supreme Court of Missouri;
Supreme Court of Illinois
Education and Academic Honors:
Juris Doctorate, University of Missouri, Columbia, 1983; Bachelor of Arts, Business/Economics, Rollins College, 1980
The Missouri Bar; The Illinois Bar; Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis