• Personal Injury

    Have you or a loved one been injured or killed because of someone else's fault? We have litigated personal injury cases for over 30 years and have the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. Contact us now and click here to learn more about our successful personal injury practice.

  • Wrongful Death

    Wrongful death is when a person or company causes the tragic death of a loved one. Our attorneys can help if you have lost someone. Money can never replace what was lost, but it may provide security and help prevent future tragedies caused by dangerous companies and individuals. We have offices in Joplin, St. Louis, and Carthage and can handle cases anywhere, anytime: Springfield, Kansas City, Columbia, Jefferson City, Rolla, etc. Contact us now and click here to learn more about BWS's wrongful death practice.

  • Medical Malpractice

    We pride ourselves on being strong and successful patient advocates for those who have been injured or killed because of medical error. The prestigious Journal of Patient Safety recently reported that as many as 440,000 people die every year from unnecessary medical mistakes. Although many doctors try their best, they are like everyone else and sometimes make mistakes. When mistakes happen, let BWS's expert patient advocates help you. Contact us now and click here to learn more about our substantial medical malpractice experience.

  • Automobile & Trucking Accidents

    BWS has strongly represented clients hurt in automobile and trucking accidents for over 30 years. If you have been hurt in a car or truck accident, we can help protect your physical, financial, and emotional security. You will not owe us anything until we collect money for you. We can help if you have been hurt in Joplin, St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, Jefferson City, Columbia, or anywhere else in Missouri or beyond. Contact us now and click here to learn more about our successful automobile and trucking accidents practice area.

    Automobile &
    Trucking Accidents
  • Work Place Injuries

    Have you been hurt on the job? If so, you are at the right place because we can help. We are one of the leading workers' compensation law firms in the area. We have seen virtually every type of injury there is in our 30+ years of representing hurt workers. Plus, we have the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. We know the law and will work hard to ensure you get the best results possible. Contact us now and click here for more information about work place injuries.

    Work Place
  • Family Law & Divorce

    When you need assistance in the area of family law and divorce, the first thing you should do is call BWS because we can help. We have over 30 years of experience. Our trial attorneys have fought for our clients in almost every courthouse in front of every judge in Southwest Missouri. Contact BWS now and click here to learn more about our law firm's family law and divorce practice area.

    Family Law
    & Divorce
  • Criminal Law

    BWS has a strong and well-deserved reputation of fighting for the rights of our criminal law clients. We have attorneys who are former prosecutors that understand the system and know what needs to be done to make sure our client's rights are protected. We have handled all types of criminal law cases and we can help you. Contact us now and click here to learn more about BWS's criminal law practice.


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What Separates BWS from other firms?

Loyalty to our clients and outstanding customer service is the backbone of BWS's practice. For 30+ years now, BWS has dedicated itself to assisting our clients in every way we can, however big or small the issue may be. BWS has the dedication to its clients, the experience, and the proven results to help you today!

  • Our Experience

    30+ Years Fighting For Our Clients' Rights With Proven Results.

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  • What to Expect

    Our Legal Team is Dedicated to You and Your Case. All Day, Every Day.

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  • The Cost

    If You've Been Hurt, You Don't Owe Us A Dime Until We Collect For You.

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  • Results

    BWS Gets Results for Our Clients. We Try Cases. We Win Cases.

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Frequently Asked Questions


Does dissolution of marriage have to be hard fought and bitter?


Dissolution of marriage is almost always difficult, particularly if there are children involved. It is almost inevitable that there will be disagreements. It takes two people to reach an agreement;...


I have been hurt and cannot afford an attorney. What do I do?


Hire BWS to help you. At BWS, you do not owe us a dime until we get money for you. We are confident we can help you so contact us...

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