J.D., Order of the Coif, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law (2004)

BA, Interdisciplinary Studies in Business Management, Spanish and Anthropology, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kapa, University of Missouri-Columbia (2001),

Professional Affiliations and Activities

Member, Missouri Bar

Member, Illinois State Bar Association

Member, Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers

Admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Missouri and Western District of Missouri.


Josephine Abshier

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Josephine (“Josie”) focuses her practice on defending businesses in litigated matters.  She defends businesses against employment claims, business tort claims, contractual disputes and consumer class-actions.  Josie has tried cases in Missouri State and Federal courts in both jury and judge tried matters.  Recent successes include defending and winning trials in Jackson County, Missouri (2018), and the District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri (2018).  She also recently won dismissals for her clients in consumer litigation matters in both federal and state courts (2017).

Prior to joining a private litigation practice in 2008, Josie clerked at the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, for two appellate judges.  In law school she was a Note and Comment Editor for the Missouri Law Review


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