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Matthew C. Casey

Partner

mcc@caseydevoti.com

Matt Casey CV

Matt is a fourth-generation St. Louis attorney and the third generation to specialize in personal injury litigation. He is a skilled trial lawyer with over 16 years of experience. Prior to joining Casey & Devoti, Matt previously worked for a large corporate defense firm. He knows the tactics used by large corporations and insurance companies to fight personal injury claims. His inside knowledge allows him to aggressively fight for what is fair and just for his clients.

Matt’s father and partner, Thomas Casey, founded the firm over 30 years ago on the principles of honesty, integrity, strong work ethic and putting clients’ needs first. Today, Matt honors these core values while emphasizing legendary personal service.

Matt is a life-long resident of Richmond Heights, Missouri where he is very active in the community. Currently, he volunteers his time and talents by serving on the Richmond Heights City Council and the Little Flower Catholic Church steering committee.

Matt and his wife, Becky, have three children: Evelyn, Henry and Mary Frances. In his spare time, Matt enjoys coaching his daughter’s soccer team and spending quality time with family and friends.

BAR ADMISSIONS

Missouri, 2000
Illinois, 2001
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 2000
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 2014

EDUCATION

J.D., Saint Louis University, 2000
B.S., Boston College, 1996

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

The Missouri Bar

  • Region XI Disciplinary Committee by Appointment of the Missouri Supreme Court, Member (2002-2010), General Chair (2009-2010)

Lawyers Association of St. Louis,

  • Executive Committee (2004-2008; 2013)
  • Treasurer (2008-2009)
  • Secretary (2009-2010)
  • First Vice President (2010-2011)
  • President Elect (2011-2012)
  • President (2012 – 2013)

Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 2004-present

American Association of Justice, 2004-present

Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, 2000-present

National Association of Consumer Advocates, 2009-present

Injury Board, 2011-present

HONORS

Rising Star, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2010, 2011

Super Lawyer, Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Up & Coming Lawyer Award, Missouri Lawyers Weekly, 2013

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Councilman, City of Richmond Heights, Missouri (2010-Present)

Little Flower Catholic Church Parish Council (member 2007-2011; President 2010-2011), Steering Committee (member 2012-2015), Lay Director of Youth Soccer (2015-present).

EndDD.org ‘End Distracted Driving Community Awareness Program’, Authorized Speaker (2015-present)

SELECTED LECTURES

Presenter:  “Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists Law:  Medical Discovery and Real Life Scenarios Counsel Often Confronts When Dealing With An Uninsured or Underinsured Motorist Case”   National Business Institute (March 2017)

Speaker: “Practice Skills for New Lawyers”
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (October 2005)

Speaker: “Court Crawl”
A walking tour of the Federal Court, 22nd Judicial Circuit, and Missouri Court of Appeals (March 2006)

Speaker: “Cocktail Party Questions You Never Know How To Answer – Torts”
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (June 2008)

Speaker:  “Settling Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims”

National Business Institute (June 2008)

Speaker: “Automobile Litigation – Strategic Issues and Answers”
National Business Institute (March 2009)

Moderator:  “Tour de Law:  Pre-trial Practice Tips from Both the Plaintiff and Defense Bars, a Seven Part Series”

Lawyers Association of St. Louis and United States Arbitration and Mediation (November 2012-June 2013)

SELECTED ARTICLES

Author:  “5 Alternatives to Opioids for Pain Management”  Living Safer Magazine, Fall 2017

Author:  “Most Common Labor & Delivery Errors”  Casey & Devoti Blog, Winter 2017

Author:  “Setting Social Media Boundaries for Babysitters”   Living Safer Magazine, Fall 2016

Author:  “Self Driving Cars Race to Market”  Casey & Devoti Blog, Fall 2016

Author:  “Self Driving Cars:  Who Will Be Held Liable”  Casey & Devoti Blog, Fall 2016

Author:  “Healthy Benefits of Honey”  Living Safer Magazine, Spring  2016

Author:  “Identity Theft:  Tax Fraud”   Living Safer Magazine,  Fall 2015

Author:  “Buying and Selling Safely Online”   Living Safer Magazine, Spring 2015

Author:  “Is Adoption Right for You?  Questions to Ask Before You Adopt”   Safety Report, Spring 2013

THE LATEST

Motorcycle Safety: Share The Road

On Wednesday, a motorcyclist heading south on Lemay Ferry Road was struck and killed by an SUV pulling onto Lemay Ferry heading north. Police are still investigating the crash, so there is not yet a definitive answer on the cause or who was at fault. May is officially Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, however this recent […] more

Birth Injury: What is Cerebral Palsy?

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Partner Matt Casey Completes Service to Richmond Heights City Council

In April 2018, Partner Matt Casey will finish his two-term stint as council member for the City of Richmond Heights, Missouri. For the past six years, Matt has devoted his time and energy to the betterment of Richmond Heights – working with residents and the local business community on projects that will strengthen and grow the city […] more

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