Alan K. Goldstein

“A client asked whether
I am the only lawyer who
answers his own phone and always
is available. When people trust us
with their legal matters, part of our
job is to keep them informed.”

Alan K. Goldstein
Member

Robert D. Nienhuis

“ Trying cases is about
trust. I have to show
people they have reason to trust
me, so they will be more likely to
rule in my client’s favor.”

Robert D. Nienhuis
Member

Neal W. Settergren

“Our feeling is the
law is a profession and
should be practiced that way.”

Milton I. Goldstein, Co-Founder (1914-2003)
The Right Stuff,” a profile of Goldstein and Price
by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Daryl F. Sohn

“ We practice as a team.
We team up with our clients and the
lawyers at our firm team up to give our
clients the benefit of ourcollective
experience.”

Daryl Sohn
Of Counsel

Douglas E. Gossow

“Our feeling is the
law is a profession and
should be practiced that way.”

Milton I. Goldstein, Co-Founder (1914-2003)
The Right Stuff,” a profile of Goldstein and Price
by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Douglas E. Gossow

  • Member

Location:

St. Louis, MO

Phone:

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

Representative Cases

  • Rodriguez v. Johnston's Port 33, Inc., 178 P.2d 882 (Ok. Ct. App. 2008)
  • Essex Ins. Co. v. Inland Marine Sales, LLC, 387 F.Supp.2d 978 (W.D. Ark. 2005
  • In re Missouri Barge Line, Inc., 360 F.3d 885., 2004, 8th Cir. (Mo.)
  • City of Fort Madison, Iowa v. Emerald Lady, 990 F.2d 1086, 1993 A.M.C. 2091, 1993, 8th Cir. (Iowa)
  • Institute of London Underwriters v. Eagle Boats, Ltd., 918 F. Supp. 297 , 1996, E.D.Mo.
  • Merrill Marine Services, Inc. v. Union Planters Nat. Bank, 774 F.Supp. 1207, 1992 A.M.C. 1816, 1991, E.D.Mo.

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 to 1990