Tom Stewart

Tom Stewart

Tom Stewart is a highly experienced special consultant at the O’Brien Law Firm, having worked extensively in nationwide consumer class action litigation, medical negligence litigation, business litigation, and product liability. He brings many years of exceptional experience to his role at the firm.

In addition to his work at the O’Brien Law Firm, Tom is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Trial Advocacy program at Saint Louis University School of Law. During his career at the university, he has coached trial teams for competition, served as an adjunct professor, and joined the faculties of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), the Missouri Attorney General, and The Missouri Bar Trial Institute.

Tom was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 1986 and the Illinois Bar in 1987. He has received numerous awards, including the 2007 Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys Outstanding Service Award and the 1997 Lon O. Hocker award for excellence in trial advocacy from the Missouri Bar Foundation. He has previously served as the President of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA) and as a member of the 21st Circuit Judicial Evaluation Committee.

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Guest Appearances
April 26, 2023

EP424 – Trial Guides with Tom Stewart Part Two

Part Two of our discussion with Tom Stewart focuses on avoiding common pitfalls in opening statements, how to direct on direct examination, and what it means to the jury when you start...

April 19, 2023

EP423 – Trial Guides with Tom Stewart Part One

Attorney and St. Louis University Law Professor Tom Stewart recalls hearing judges say many attorneys have forgotten the basics of advocacy. So he developed one-page trial guides for the “apprentice lawyers” in...

April 12, 2023

EP422 – Wanna Learn? Teach! with Attorney Tom Stewart

This podcast was founded upon the idea that the best trial attorneys never stop learning. John Simon, Erich Veith, and St. Louis attorney Tom Stewart teach at St. Louis University School of...