Anne Brockland has over ten years of personal injury trial experience with a special emphasis on medical malpractice. She takes great pride in helping people rebuild their lives after devastating injuries. Both her compassion and competitive drive align with the firm’s core values, making her a valuable asset to the team.
Anne has received numerous accolades throughout her career, including being named both a Rising Star and a Super Lawyer by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine, a Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association, a Missouri Lawyers Weekly Women’s Justice Awards Rising Star, Best Lawyer – Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation by St. Louis Magazine and, most recently, Influential Appellate Advocate by Missouri Lawyers Weekly.
In addition to her success in the courtroom, Anne has received recognition for her outstanding trial work and professionalism from her peers. In 2015, she received the prestigious Lon O. Hocker Trial Lawyer Award, which is presented each year by the Missouri Bar Association to one trial attorney in the St. Louis area who exemplifies professionalism and high ethical conduct. Recipients must demonstrate a balance between zealousness and honor, strength and courtesy, and confidence and respect.
In 2013, Anne received the John C. Shepherd Professionalism Award from the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BASML). This award is given annual to a St. Louis attorney 36 years or younger who exemplifies the BASML Tenants of Professionalism.
Anne holds two undergraduate degrees in government and psychology. After graduating from Saint Louis University School of Law, she launched her career as a personal injury trial attorney working twelve years at her previous firm. Anne gives back to the community by serving as volunteer counsel for the Missouri Coalition for the Right to Counsel, Legal Services for Eastern Missouri and Voices for Vets. Anne and her husband, Michael, reside in St. Louis City with their children: Noah, Sebastian and Marina.
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law, 2007
B.A., Double Major: Government and Psychology, University of Texas, Austin, 2004
The American Association for Justice
The American Bar Foundation
Missouri Bar Foundation
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (“BAMSL”)
Young Lawyers’ Section Council Missouri Bar
Adjunct Professor, Trial Advocacy/Coach – Mock Trial Team, St. Louis University School of Law (2019-present)
Volunteer Counsel for the Missouri Coalition for the Right to Counsel (PD Assistance Initiative)
Volunteer Counsel for Legal Services of Eastern Missouri
Volunteer Counsel for Voices for Vets
Women in the Legal Profession
Anne Brockland, The Jury Box, The St. Louis Lawyer, March 2017
Anne Brockland and Stephanie To, Depositions for the New-Fangled Lawyer, St. Louis Bar Journal, April 2014
Anne-Marie von Aschwege, Comment, In the Prosecutor We Trust? A Case Against Permitting Evidence of Unadjudicated Criminal Conduct into the Sentencing Phase of Capital Trials, 26 St. Louis U. Pub. L. Rev. 157, 2007
John G. Simon and Anne-Marie von Aschwege, An Overview of Punitive Damages in Business Tort Litigation in Missouri, St. Louis Bar Journal, 2007
Mediation Panelist, Seminar to Benefit Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, June 2018
“Pursuing Claims without Introducing Medical Bills,” MATA Convention, June 2017
“Uncovering the Truth,” Seminar to Benefit Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, June 2016
Washington University School of Law, Careers in Health Law Panel, Panelist, March 2015
Take Control: Proving Doctors are Employees of Hospitals, Webinar, December 2014
Saint Louis University School of Law, Tips on Finding a Job, Panelist, November 2014
Seminar to Benefit Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, moderator, June 2013, June 2014
Trial Preparation from Start to Finish, Succeeding at Trial, April 29, 2011
Ethics in Litigation (moderator), The Missouri Bar, December 1, 2011