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Joseph H. Moore, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Civil Law, Railroad Law, Civil and Criminal Trial Practice, Legal Malpractice Defense, Fire Insurance Law. Member of Van Osdol, Magruder, Erickson and Redmond, P.C.


Moore, Joseph H. was born on February 22, 1938 in Marysville, Kansas, United States. Son of John H. and Kathryne H. (Kirlin) Moore.


College of the Holy Cross (Bachelor of Arts, 1959). Georgetown University. University of Missouri-Kansas City (Juris Doctor, 1962).


Worked at Van Osdol, Magruder, Erickson and Redmond, P.C. (Kansas City, Missouri) specializing in General Civil Practice. Corporation, Litigation, Health Care, Insurance, Charities and Non-Profit Organizations, Railroad, Real Estate, Tax, Labor, Bankruptcy and Probate Law. Admitted to the bar, 1962, Missouri.

Member, Moot Court Team. Author: "Fire-Insurance-Improvements, Betterments and the New Math," Journal of the Missouri Bar, December, 1966, reprinted in Federation of Insurance Counsel Quarterly, Spring, 1967. "Products Liability-Environmental Products," Products Liability, UMKC/Continuing legal education, 1981.

"Asbestos Litigation: An Employer Is An Employer Is An Employer..," Journal of the Missouri Bar, December, 1990. Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Jackson County, Missouri, 1966-1972. Member: The Missouri Bar (Member, Executive Committee of the Young Lawyers Section Council, 1972).

National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel. Van Osdol, Magruder, Erickson and Redmond, P.C. traces its origin to the law practice of Frank H. Terrell who in 1942 established a practice for the purpose of providing legal services to individuals, small and medium-sized businesses, charities and health service providers. Now some 50 years later, the Firm continues to provide a full range of legal services for its clients in all areas of civil and commercial law.

The Firm's philosophy is to provide quality and creative legal services that are cost-effective and responsive to the clients' needs. A primary attorney is responsible for all facets of each client's legal and business affairs.


Member Missouri Bar Association (member Young Lawyers section council 1972).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, fishing, tennis, gardening.


Married Mary Elizabeth Champion, April 3, 1961. Children: Jennifer Marie, Gregory Joseph.