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St. Louis, MO


Areas of Practice

  • Premises
  • Utility


  • University of Missouri School of Law, J.D., 1986
  • Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee, B.A., 1983


  • Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the
    • Eastern District of Missouri
    • Western District of Missouri

Practice Description

Kurt A. Hentz focuses his practice on trials involving complex litigation matters, including:

  • Personal Injury Defense
  • General Negligence
  • Insurance
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Mr. Hentz has represented utility companies, insurance companies, small and mid-sized companies, and individual clients, primarily in Missouri.

Bar/Professional Associations

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
    • Trial Tactics, Practice, and Procedures Section
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
    • Board of Directors
    • Executive Committee
    • President (2017-2018)

Awards, Honors & Distinctions

  • AV Preeminent® Attorneys by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Distinguished Leadership Award, Defense Research Institute (2018)
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyer (2010-2018)
  • Outstanding Service Award, Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers (2014)