Phone number : (314) 584-4571
Craig R. Klotz is a native St. Louisan having graduated from DeSmet Jesuit High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English from Truman State University in 1997 and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri – Kansas City in 2006.
He was admitted to the Bar of the State of Missouri in 2006 and the Illinois Bar in 2007. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and the United States District Courts of Eastern and Western Missouri and the United States District Courts of Central and Southern Illinois.
Craig’s practice focuses on the representation of clients involved in all aspects of claims and litigation from incident through jury trial and appeal. His areas of representation include insurance coverage, business litigation, premises and automotive liability, products liability, construction liability and class action liability.He is a member of the Missouri Bar, Illinois State Bar Association, St. Louis County Bar Association and Lawyers Association of St. Louis.
Since joining Childress Ahlheim Cary LLC in 2010, Craig has won defense verdicts in numerous jury trials and frequently obtained summary judgment on behalf of clients in both state and federal courts. He was recognized by Missouri Lawyers Weekly for obtaining a top five defense verdict in 2014 and recovered more than $3 million for an insurer in a judgment in federal court in 2016. He has been recognized by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers as a Missouri Rising Star.
Craig appreciates the personal relationships he enjoys with his clients and strives to develop a comprehensive approach to each case in order to ensure his clients receive the most complete legal advice.
Away from the office, Craig enjoys classic rock and sports. He often attends concerts and sporting events around the St. Louis region and throughout the country.