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A St. Louis Law Firm Built to Last

$50M Recovered


Clients Served

Clients Served

1000+ Cases Tried

Cases Tried

168 Years Of Combined Experience

Years Of Combined Experience


Bruntrager & Billings, P.C. was founded in 1954 by Raymond A. Bruntrager, Sr. The foundation mantra was simple: treat clients with respect and perform the legal work that was promised in return for a fair fee.


When Bruntrager, Sr. first opened his firm, he was known primarily as a criminal defense attorney. Skilled in the courtroom, he won an acquittal for physician under a multi-count federal indictment for selling prescriptions—an extremely rare feat. Bruntrager, Sr. further solidified his reputation as an experienced litigator by winning a not-guilty verdict in a federal bank robbery case.


In 1974, Bruntrager’s son, Raymond A. Bruntrager, Jr., joined his father’s practice, and the firm’s name was changed to Bruntrager & Bruntrager. The untimely death of the younger Bruntrager, in 1979, brought about additional changes to the firm. Bruntrager’s son-in-law Charles H. Billings joined the practice, and the firm’s name was changed to Bruntrager & Billings. The firm’s current six partners are a combination of brothers, in-laws, Charles’ son, Charlie, and Neil’s son, Jonathan.


Sadly, in late 2014, Raymond A. Bruntrager, Sr. passed away. His life and accomplishments were celebrated in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch article. Click “Read More” below to view the full article.





Three-Generations of Trial Lawyers

Since 1954, our family of attorneys has recovered over $50 million for our clients, and this number continues to grow. We have consistently built on our successes, case after case, because we have the experience, tenacity and determination to get the best results for our clients. Many consider us the “Lawyers’ Lawyers” because when attorneys need a lawyer on their side, they choose Bruntrager & Billings.


We’ve fought and won cases for our clients, earning both local and national attention. We understand that exceptional trial attorneys must have dedication, a thorough knowledge of the law and creativity; because every case is different requiring its own set of tactics and solutions. Sometimes, getting the best results for our clients means taking the more difficult route. Regardless of the type or complexity of the case, we are prepared to go into the courtroom and fight for you and your rights.


There are plenty of noteworthy wins in our 65-year history, and our team would be happy to share all our successes with you. We look forward to meeting with you in person to discuss your case and how we can be your advocates in the courtroom. Get to know our attorneys by clicking “Read More” below.