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John Harl Campbell

John Campbell

Law Offices of John Harl Campbell
PO Box 3410
Camdenton, MO 65020
Phone 573-346-1155
Fax 573-346-7285


Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2014

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 years bottom-image

Practice Areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Professional Liability: Plaintiff

Business Litigation

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Mr. Campbell has been a practicing trial lawyer for over 40 years.  He focuses his accident, injury, product liability, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, and business dispute practice on Missouri cities and towns south of I-70 Highway including, Kansas City, Sedalia, Warrensburg,  Columbia, Jefferson City, Washington, Rolla, Lebanon, Farmington, Cape Girardeau, West Plains, Carthage, Joplin, Springfield,  Poplar Bluff, and Lake of the Ozarks.  Mr. Campbell serves as a mediator in civil lawsuits and he is an expert witness in attorney malpractice cases in the Eastern half of Kansas and all of Missouri. 

Mr. Campbell has an outstanding legal reputation and credentials.  He is recognized as one of the best trial lawyers in Missouri and the United States.  He is a member of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” in the United States as invited by The National Trial Lawyers Association..  He is a Lifetime Member of the “Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum” and the “Million Dollar Advocates Forum”, having won millions of dollars for his injured clients.  He is recognized as a preeminent lawyer in his field and has been selected by his peers as a Super Lawyer from 2006 through 2014. He also is Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, another independent rating organization, which is the highest rating any lawyer can achieve.  

After trying over 120 Missouri lawsuits to a jury, Mr. Campbell is offering his legal expertise, knowledge and negotiation talents in mediation to select attorneys and law firms in an effort to assist their clients in resolving disputes.  Mr. Campbell makes every effort to let the parties' voices be heard and to resolve their differences with a minimal amount of conflict and expense.

Mr. Campbell also serves as an expert witness throughout Missouri in legal malpractice cases.  He can advise, provide reports, and give testimony in cases involving attorney practice and standard of care, standard of conduct (ethics), professional negligence, abuse of process, lawyer-lawyer and lawyer-client disputes, fee disputes, and breach of fiduciary duties.

Contact Mr. Campbell today for experienced and expert legal help in Missouri!

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Certifications and Credentials

About John Campbell

Law School: The University of Kansas School of Law

Admitted: 1969, Missouri

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Honors and Awards:

  • National Board of Legal Specialization Certification, 1995
  • Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating Process
  • Listed, Registry of Preeminent Lawyers, 2007

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Legal Specialization Certification, 1990-2010 (recertified in 1995, 2000 and 2005)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 2007
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1978
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Federal Courts Committee, 1972
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Business Torts Committee, 1972
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Executive Committee, 1972
  • Missouri, 1969
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1969
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1969
  • Member, Missouri Bar, 1969
  • Member American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA) 1985 - Present
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Executive Committee, 1996 - 2001
  • Board of Governors, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 1988-1996
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys,  Legislative Counsel, 2002 - Present
  • Member, Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers, 1988 - Present
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Educational Background:

  • University of Kansas, B.A, 1966
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