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Christopher J. Swatosh

Christopher J. Swatosh

  • Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury, Criminal Law ...
  • Missouri
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The Law Office of Christopher J. Swatosh, LLC has two locations, in Ava, Missouri and in Ozark, Missouri. We represent clients in personal injury cases, victims in car wrecks and semi-truck accidents, criminal defense, workers compensation, bankruptcy and employment discrimination. We also have an office in Ozark, Missouri. Chris Swatosh has a wealth of civil and criminal trial experience and is a former Prosecutor. Chris is a Missouri native and graduated from college with his Bachelor’s Degree from Central Missouri State University before attending and graduating the University of Missouri School of Law. After law school he became Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Douglas County before being elected Douglas County’s full time Prosecutor in 1999, a position he held until 2006. He’s also held positions as the city attorney for Seymour (1997-2011), Willow Springs (1999-2001) and Ava (1999-2004). He’s also held the position of Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Ozark County (1997-99) and Texas County (2003-04) as well as the Municipal Court Judge for the city of Ava (2004-05). Chris is licensed to practice in the State of Missouri as well as the Western District of Missouri Federal Court. Chris represents clients throughout the state of Missouri in personal injury (car wreck and semi-truck accidents), worker’s compensation and criminal cases but most of his clients have civil and criminal matters in the counties of Douglas, Wright, Ozark, Greene, Christian, Texas and Howell. He also represents clients in municipal courts, normally for traffic tickets or misdemeanor charges. Those municipal courts include Ava, Gainesville, Hartville, Seymour, Mountain Grove, Cabool, Willow Springs, West Plains and Houston. In bankruptcy cases Chris represents clients in the Western District of Missouri Federal Court. Chris is compassionate about his clients’ legal matters and offers aggressive, zealous representation. Call today to arrange an office visit or telephone

Central Missouri State University
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University of Missouri - Columbia
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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8th Circuit
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Workers' Compensation

  • Personal Injury

    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • Criminal Law

    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes

  • Bankruptcy

    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief

  • DUI & DWI

  • Employment Law

    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination

  • Social Security Disability

  • Traffic Tickets

    Suspended License

  • Appeals & Appellate

    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals

  • Business Law

    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes

  • Insurance Claims

    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance

  • Medical Malpractice

    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors

  • Juvenile Law

  • Divorce

    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce

  • Family Law

    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law

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Law Office of Christopher J. Swatosh, LLC
200 E. Washington
P.O. Box 190
Ava, MO 65608
Telephone: (417) 683-2985
Fax: (417) 683-2983
Law Office of Christopher J. Swatosh, LLC
100 N 2nd Ave.
Ozark, MO 65721
Telephone: (417) 582-5297