Williams Venker & Sanders associate Terry O’Toole
Jr. was recently named an “Up and Coming Lawyer” by Missouri Layers Weekly.
O’Toole focuses on general liability defense including
transportation law, insurance defense, personal injury and premises liability.
He also works within the healthcare and employment practice groups.
Prior to joining Williams Venker & Sanders in St.
Louis, O’Toole served as an assistant prosecuting attorney in St. Louis City
and Kansas City, Mo., where he tried over 30 cases to verdict.
In 2013, he received the Louis A. Lombardo Prosecuting
Attorney of the Year award.
Before and during the time he attended law school, O’Toole
worked as a patrol officer and investigator with the University City Police
Department. During his first year of law school in 2003, he was named
University City’s “Police Officer of the Year.”
O’Toole also serves as a volunteer for various events
for young lawyers and law students and raises funds for the American Lung
Association’s Fight for Air Climb.
“Up and Coming Lawyers” recognizes the state’s premier
lawyers who are younger than 40 years old (or within their first 10 years of
practice) and who demonstrate both current excellence in their profession, and
the potential to make a positive difference in the quality of justice and in
O’Toole will be honored for his recent accomplishment
at a reception on Oct. 2 along with other Missouri lawyers named to the list.