Douglas E. Gossow

Douglas E. Gossow

Member
Location:
St. Louis, Missouri
Phone:
314-516-1714
Fax:
(314) 421-2832
Email:

Doug Gossow has been handling trial and appellate matters involving maritime law, insurance coverage and toxic torts for more than 20 years. The U.S. Government Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has asked Doug to serve as one of only two attorneys on its subcommittee on the Model Civil Admiralty Jury Instructions. He has also served as Chairman of the Admiralty Committee of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis in the past.

Areas of Practice

  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Trial and Appellate Practice
  • Insurance Coverage

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1988
  • Illinois, 1989

Education

  • University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1988
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi
  • University of Missouri
    • A.B. - 1984
    • Honors: With Honors

Published Works

  • "Government Claims Under the Rivers and Harbors Act," Maritime Law Seminar Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, October 2011
  • "Wrongful Discharge Claims Under 46 U.S. Code § 2114 (With Emphasis on § (a)(1)(B), Maritime Law Seminar, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, October 2006
  • "The Jones Act," Conference of the Admiralty Law Committee, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, 2003
  • "Compensable Damages for Maritime Personal Injury and Death in the Wake of Miles v. Apex Marine Corp." (Co-Author), Federal Court Practice and Procedure Seminar, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1992
  • "Recent Changes In the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Current Proposals for Further Reform" (Co-Author), Federal Court Practice and Procedure Seminar, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Missouri Journal of Dispute Resolution, Member
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member
  • The Missouri Bar , Member
  • American Bar Association , Member
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. James R. Reinhard, Judge, Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Law Clerk, 1988 - 1990