Steven D. Hall


Areas of Practice:

Steven D. Hall works on a variety of litigation matters, particularly in the area of commercial litigation, title insurance, banking, health care, civil rights, real estate, and construction. Steven has experience representing corporations and their officers, directors, and employees as well as individuals in commercial disputes, malpractice lawsuits, and civil enforcement actions.  He also represents individuals and companies in complex litigation and class actions.

Steven has expertise in e-discovery matters and regularly advises clients on technological matters arising in the litigation discovery process, from receipt of a subpoena to the formulation of corporate data retention policies. Additionally, Steven has been previously included in Missouri and Kansas Rising Stars®, and he has been repeatedly included on Missouri Bar Association’s “Wall of Fame” for his pro bono work.

Steven has a long history of providing counsel to court-appointed clients and working for pro bono clients and pro bono agencies, including the Volunteer Lawyers Project and the Federal Court Legal Advice Clinic.  Prior to law school, Steven worked for various community advocacy agencies on projects concerning criminal justice issues, including efforts associated with The City Mission Society, The American Friends Service Committee, and Massachusetts Citizens Against the Death Penalty.  During his graduate studies, Steven worked on issues related to health care at The Pope John Center for the Study of Medical Ethics and then as a mental health counselor.

Steven helps to resolve disputes for school districts confronting civil rights claims, construction disputes, and real estate issues.  Steven recently led a successful effort to defend school districts in a class action lawsuit that challenged the schools’ enforcement of the state’s immunization protocols as well as a successful defense of an inverse condemnation action brought against a school district.  Steven also regularly works to assist school districts in dispute that arise during construction projects, including the defending schools against claims brought by contractors and prosecuting claims against those contractors who fail to perform as the contracts require.

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  • College of the Ozarks, B.S., summa cum laude
  • Harvard University, M.Div.
  • Suffolk University, J.D., cum laude

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Missouri Bar
  • Illinois Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh and Eighth Circuits
  • U.S. District Courts (various)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • BAMSL Federal Court Legal Advice Clinic
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis


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Newell & Hall Named Partners

Brittany Newell has extensive litigation experience in numerous areas with many years of focused experience in ...

Client Alert: Are the Federal Courts Now Open to Those Seeking Advisory Opinions?

By: Steven D. Hall Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski (No. ...

Client Alert: FOLLOW UP – Dos and Don’ts For Form 11: Missouri’s Religious Immunization Exemption

By: Steven D. Hall As a follow up to an update we provided last year, Mickes O’Toole can report continued success ...

Steven Hall Contributes to IICLE 2020 Edition of Federal Civil Practice

Steven Hall, an attorney with Mickes O’Toole, wrote a chapter included in the 2020 Edition of Illinois Institute ...

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