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John T. Brooks is an Associate in the firm's St. Louis office with a practice focused on the defense of personal injury, premises and product liability matters. Prior to joining Baker Sterchi, John represented governmental entities in all stages of litigation in both state and federal court. He earned his law degree from the University of Missouri in 2018 with honors as a member of the Order of Barristers. 

Representative Experience:
  • Second chaired jury trial in wrongful death case resulting in defense trial verdict on all counts, featured in “Top Wins in 2019” list published annually by Missouri Lawyers Weekly
  • Argued appeal before Missouri Western District Court of Appeals
  • Obtained summary judgment in case alleging violations of Eighth Amendment rights
  • Obtained summary judgment in case alleging violations of First Amendment rights

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • USDC, Western District of Missouri
  • USDC, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

Education

  • University of Missouri Columbia, J.D., 2018
  • Truman State University, B.A., cum laude, 2015

Memberships & Activities

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers

Awards & Recognition

  • Academic Awards & Activities

    University of Missouri Columbia
    • Order of Barristers
    • Dean’s List
    • Journal of Dispute Resolution, Note and Comment Editor
    • R. David Ray Trial Advocacy Award, Two-time Recipient
    • Roscoe Anderson Award of Excellence in Advocacy, Two-time Recipient
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Trial Practice, Electronic Discovery, Advocacy & Research, Privacy Law, Corporate Compliance
    • Mock Trial Director (2017-2018)
    • Moot Court Top 10 Oral Advocate (2016)
    Truman State University 
    • Truman President’s Distinguished Leadership Award
     

News & Events

Baker Sterchi Welcomes John Brooks in St. Louis

02.15.21 | John Brooks joins Baker Sterchi's St. Louis office as an associate. His practice focuses on the defense of personal injury, premises and product liability matters. Prior to joining Baker Sterchi, he represented governmental entities in all stages of litigation in both state and federal court.
 
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