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General Defense
555 Washington Avenue, Suite 600
St. Louis, Missouri 63101Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 314-231-9600
Fax: 314-231-9480
E-Mail: kpadgitt@leritzlaw.com
www.leritzlaw.com
Practice Areas
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Client Information
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Practice Areas
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Business Interruption
  • Construction Litigation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Fire
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Subrogation
  • Workers' Compensation
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About Us
For over 80 years the members of Leritz & Plunkert, P.C. have been among the most active litigation and trial attorneys in St. Louis. We represent clients through mediation, arbitration and litigation in federal and state courts, and argue appeals at all levels before the Missouri and Illinois Appellate Courts.
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
ACUITYAmerican Family Insurance Company
American National Property and Casualty CompanyThe Bar Plan
Bituminous Insurance CompaniesCapitol Insurance Companies
Cincinnati Insurance CompanyDiscover Re
ESISGeneral Casualty Insurance Company
Global Indemnity Group, Inc.Indemnity Insurance Corporation
Indiana Lumbermens Mutual Insurance CompanyLititz Mutual Insurance Company
Madison Mutual Insurance CompanyMaxum Specialty Insurance Group
Missouri Property Insurance Placement Facility (FAIR Plan)National Lloyds Insurance Company
Nationwide InsuranceNorth American Risk Services
NSIPennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance Company
QBE the AmericasSECURA Insurance Companies
Specialty Risk ServicesStarr Indemnity & Liability Company
State Auto Insurance CompanyTravelers Insurance
Unitrin Services GroupWest Bend Mutual Insurance Company
York Risk Services Group, Inc.
Non-Insurance Clients
Baldwin & Lyons, Inc.Carrier Corporation/UTC
Clayton Homes, Inc.Otis Elevator Company
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Personnel Information
Partners
Joseph L. Leritz
St. Louis, MO
Admitted
  • Missouri, 1952
Memberships:
  • The Missouri Bar
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Association of Defense Counsel (President, 1969-1970)
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Saint Louis University, J.D., 1952
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Thomas J. Plunkert
St. Louis, MO
Admitted
  • Missouri, 1977
  • Illinois, 1978
Memberships:
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar (Board of Governors, 1982-1986, 1987-1994; Vice Chairman, Young Lawyers Section Council, 1982-1986)
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Lawyers Association of St. Louis
Education:
  • Florida Institute of Technology, B.S. (cum laude), 1974
  • Saint Louis University, J.D. (cum laude), 1977
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James C. Leritz
St. Louis, MO
Admitted
  • Missouri, 1986
  • Illinois, 1994
Memberships:
  • The Missouri Bar
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Lawyers Association of St. Louis
Education:
  • University of Missouri, J.D., 1986
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Christopher P. Leritz
St. Louis, MO
Admitted
  • Missouri, 1990
  • Illinois
Memberships:
  • The Missouri Bar
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Education:
  • Saint Louis University, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1985
  • Saint Louis University, J.D., 1990
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