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Douglas Ponder

Douglas Ponder

Ponder | Zimmermann LLC
  • Employment Law, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse...
  • Missouri
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Summary

Doug Ponder's practice is centered around the representation of individuals who have been wrongfully terminated by their employer or injured by the conduct of another. He has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation, including trials, mediations, and appeals. Over the course of his career, Doug has tried over forty cases to successful conclusion. In addition, Doug has successfully pursued appeals before the Missouri Court of Appeals and Missouri Supreme Court.

Before founding Ponder Zimmermann LLC, Doug spent years as a civil defense lawyer representing hospitals and insurance companies in complex medical malpractice and personal injury cases. He handled a wide range of matters, from complicated medical malpractice cases involving catastrophic injuries to straightforward automobile accident cases. This experience gives Doug insight into how insurance companies defend against claims and lawsuits, which can be a significant advantage for his clients.

Doug graduated with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law, a top twenty-five law school. He was the recipient of the Booker and Betty Smith Law Scholarship and the prestigious Iowa Law School Foundation Merit Scholarship. Upon graduation, Doug served as a judicial law clerk for then Chief Judge Edwin H. Smith of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District.

Education
University of Iowa College of Law
J.D.
Honors: With distinction; Booker and Betty Smith Law Scholarship; Law School Foundation Merit Scholarship.
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San Diego State University, San Diego
B.S.
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Ponder | Zimmermann LLC
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Professional Associations
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Member
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St. Charles County Bar Association
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Missouri State Bar
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Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
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American Association for Justice
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Missouri
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United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Douglas Ponder's Website Profile
Website
Ponder | Zimmermann LLC Website
Blog
St. Louis Injury Attorney Blog
Contact & Map
Ponder | Zimmermann LLC
20 S Sarah St
St. Louis, MO 63108
USA
Telephone: (314) 272-2621