• Personal Injury

    Have you or a loved one been injured or killed because of someone else's fault? We have litigated personal injury cases for over 30 years and have the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. Contact us now and click here to learn more about our successful personal injury practice.

  • Wrongful Death

    Wrongful death is when a person or company causes the tragic death of a loved one. Our attorneys can help if you have lost someone. Money can never replace what was lost, but it may provide security and help prevent future tragedies caused by dangerous companies and individuals. We have offices in Joplin, St. Louis, and Carthage and can handle cases anywhere, anytime: Springfield, Kansas City, Columbia, Jefferson City, Rolla, etc. Contact us now and click here to learn more about BW's wrongful death practice.

  • Medical Malpractice

    We pride ourselves on being strong and successful patient advocates for those who have been injured or killed because of medical error. The prestigious Journal of Patient Safety recently reported that as many as 440,000 people die every year from unnecessary medical mistakes. Although many doctors try their best, they are like everyone else and sometimes make mistakes. When mistakes happen, let BW's expert patient advocates help you. Contact us now and click here to learn more about our substantial medical malpractice experience.

  • Automobile & Trucking Accidents

    Roadway crashes seriously injure and kill victims every day. If you or a love one has been involved in a car or truck accident, contact the lawyers at BW today! We have 30+ years of experience to help you get the best result possible.

    Automobile &
    Trucking Accidents
  • Work Place Injuries

    Have you been hurt on the job? If so, you are at the right place because we can help. We are one of the leading workers' compensation law firms in the area. We have seen virtually every type of injury there is in our 30+ years of representing hurt workers. Plus, we have the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. We know the law and will work hard to ensure you get the best results possible. Contact us now and click here for more information about work place injuries.

    Work Place
  • Family Law & Divorce

    When you need assistance in the area of family law and divorce, the first thing you should do is call BW because we can help. We have over 30 years of experience. Our trial attorneys have fought for our clients in almost every courthouse in front of every judge in Southwest Missouri. Contact BW now and click here to learn more about our law firm's family law and divorce practice area.

    Family Law
    & Divorce
  • Criminal Law

    Buchanan & Williams has a strong and well-deserved reputation of fighting for the rights of our criminal law clients. We have attorneys who are former prosecutors that understand the system and know what needs to be done to make sure our client's rights are protected. We have handled all types of criminal law cases and we can help you. Contact us now and click here to learn more about BW's criminal law practice.


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What Separates BW from other firms?

Loyalty to our clients and outstanding customer service is the backbone of Buchanan and William's practice. For 30+ years now, BW has dedicated itself to assisting our clients in every way we can, however big or small the issue may be. BW has the dedication to its clients, the experience, and the proven results to help you today!

  • Our Experience

    30+ Years Fighting For Our Clients' Rights With Proven Results.

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  • What to Expect

    Our Legal Team is Dedicated to You and Your Case. All Day, Every Day.

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  • The Cost

    If You've Been Hurt, You Don't Owe Us A Dime Until We Collect For You.

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  • Results

    BWS Gets Results for Our Clients. We Try Cases. We Win Cases.

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Frequently Asked Questions


I have been hurt and cannot afford an attorney. What do I do?


Hire BW to help you. At BW, you do not owe us a dime until we get money for you. We are confident we can help you so contact...


Does dissolution of marriage have to be hard fought and bitter?


Dissolution of marriage is almost always difficult, particularly if there are children involved. It is almost inevitable that there will be disagreements. It takes two people to reach an agreement;...

  • $650,000 for Medical Malpractice Settlement

    5 months ago

    Medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in our country.  Far too many people die from medical errors.  We are proud to help victims of medical malpractice and their families.  

    We are happy to report that we recently resolved another ...

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  • $1,500,000 Settlement for BW Client

    11 months ago

    BW resolved a case for a client with a $1,500,000 settlement.  The parties and the details of the case are confidential.  However, we are happy to report another good result for a very deserving client.  We are happy to have made a positive difference in our...

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  • $1,000,000 Award Upheld By Appeals Court

    one week ago

    BW recently obtained a workers’ compensation Award for our client valued at more than $1,000,000.  The Award came after a hearing in front of a workers' compensation judge in Joplin, Missouri at the Missouri Division of Workers' Compensation.

    Our client's husband was killed in an...

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  • Appeals Court Win for BW Client

    about 2 weeks ago

    If you are injured on the job because of the fault of someone other than your employer, you can bring a personal injury action against the person/company at fault.  A complication in this type of lawsuit is that the employer/insurer that paid workers' compensation benefits...

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  • Medical Malpractice Third Leading Cause of Death

    4 months ago

    The insurance industry would have the public believe that plaintiff's attorneys' file frivolous lawsuits that threaten health care in our country.  A recent study shows this is not true.  In fact, the opposite of true.  Medical malpractice kills hundreds of thousands of patients every...

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  • Lawsuit Alleges Termination for Reporting Illegal Conduct

    4 months ago

    Springfield News-Leader recenty reported on a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by Buchanan Williams alleging our client was fired for reporting illegal conduct by her employer.  The Complaint alleges that our client was fired for uncovering and reporting her employer’s illegal scheme to...

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  • Mata
  • The Missouri Bar
  • American Association for Justice
  • Mizzou Alumni Association
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Super Lawyers - James V. O'Brien
  • Super Lawyers - Andrew Buchanan