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Attorney Tammy Medler and Attorney John Medler

John Medler & Tammy Medler

Personal Injury Lawyers

Over 50 Years of Combined Experience – 99% Cases Won!

Our firm has a combined experience of over 50 years. If you were about to undergo serious surgery, would you want a surgeon five years out of medical school, or someone who had been handling procedures like yours for over twenty five years? When you are looking for lawyers, find out how long the lawyers handling your case have been practicing. Often you will find that they have only been practicing 5 or 6 years. Experience counts. Each of the lawyers at The Medler Law Firm has been handling personal injury matters for over 25 years. John Medler is a graduate of Brown University, and Tammy Medler is a graduate of Washington University, two of the best colleges in the country.

Have you been injured in an accident?

This is a very difficult time for you. You have medical bills. You may be in a lot of pain. You are worried about how this accident is going to affect the rest of your life. And while you are trying to recover from your injuries, or death of a loved one, caused by the negligence of someone else, the insurance company for the other side is out building a case against you. Don’t try to handle this by yourself. Let us help you. We promise that we will fight for you. There is no fee unless you win your case.

Experience. Results. Commitment.

Each of our clients will be represented by a partner of the firm, not shuffled off to a low-level associate. We treat each of our clients with dignity and respect. We return your phone calls in a timely manner. We give each of our clients our personal cell phone numbers, so you can reach us anytime about your case, day or night. We are always ready to go to trial. We are committed to getting you the best results for your case.

You Pay Nothing Until We Win

It’s Easy: Our consultation is free and we only get paid when we win your case. You need to focus on getting well, not fighting to get compensation for your injuries. Our services are offered on a contingency-fee basis. This costs you nothing upfront. We will only get paid if and when we settle your case.

Highest Independent Ratings is a website which provides independent ratings of lawyers in different fields. Lawyers are rated on a scale of 1 to 10, with a 10.0 being a perfect score. Ratings are based upon experience, peer recognition, and professional conduct. John Medler is rated a perfect 10.0 on Avvo. Avvo also allows lawyers to answer visitors’ legal questions for free. Then visitors can rate which lawyer gave them the most helpful answer. John Medler was awarded the Clients’ Choice Award, awarded to the lawyers who provide the most helpful advice to visitors on the site. John Medler was also awarded the Top Contributor Award.

Top Lawyers in the State

The Litigator Awards™ represent the highest honors in Trial Law, and justly stand as the nation’s most coveted symbol of “Litigation Achievement”.

Presented in up to 72 “Practice Specialty” categories, the Awards are based on actual “Verdict & Settlement” dollar achievement rather than peer popularity, making them perhaps the most rigorous and openly judged Award Ratings anywhere.

Those awarded join an exclusive fraternity of Super-Star Lawyers who have won Million, Multi-Million and/or Billion Dollar cases – a feat achieved by fewer than 1% of all lawyers. Of the nearly 1.1 Million lawyers considered, only a select few (about 12 Law Firms) per State or DMA, will achieve the distinction of being awarded each year in any given Practice Specialty.

The National Trial Lawyers “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile. John and Tammy are each member of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

The ASLA Top 100 Lawyers is an invitation-only organization comprised of less than 1.5% of all of the nation’s lawyers. Membership is based upon a review of successful verdicts, client testimonials, peer recommendations, achievements, and other information. John Medler is a member of the ASLA Top 100 Lawyers.

The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys is an organization dedicated to locating the top ten personal injury attorneys in each state. The NAOPIA selected John Medler as one of the Top Ten personal injury attorneys in the State of Missouri.

Superlawyers are nominated by their peers. The organization conducts independent research across 12 key categories to determine if an applicant is worthy for consideration. Then a highly credentialed panel of attorneys makes the final selection, giving the Superlawyers designation to only 5% of the applicants.

2022 Expertise Award
Best Personal Injury Lawyers in Irvine, CA

2022 Expertise Award
Best Car Accident Lawyers in Irvine, CA

John Medler is a graduate of Brown University and Tammy is a graduate of Washington University, two of the best colleges in the country.

The Client Distinction Award is presented to the lawyer or law firm who provides exceptional quality service, overall value, responsiveness, and excellent communication to clients, and is based upon Client Review Ratings. The Medler Law Firm is proud to be a recipient of this award.

The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is an organization which limits its membership to those personal injury lawyers who have obtained a judgement or settlement on behalf of their client in the amount of $1 Million or more. John Medler is a Lifetime Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum is an organization which limits its membership to those personal injury lawyers who have obtained a judgement or settlement on behalf of their client in the amount of $2 Million of more. John Medler is a Lifetime Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Martindale Hubbell is an organization which provides relevant information for clients about lawyers in their state. The Top Rated Lawyer Award for Litigation is awarded to the litigation attorneys with the highest ethical standards and legal ability.

Martindale-Hubbell provides a service for other personal injury lawyers in the community to rank a lawyer according to his ethical standards and legal abilities. The rating of “Preeminent” is the highest rating an attorney can receive from his peers. John Medler is rated Preeminent among his legal peers in the personal injury legal community.

NBTA Board Certified: You have probably heard that doctors can be “Board-certified” in their fields of specialty. Lawyers have a certification process as well, although it is not a requirement to practice law. A Board Certified Attorney with the National Board of Trial Advocacy must have an enhanced level of expertise and substantial involvement in the specialty area of certification. The NBTA certifies Civil Trial Advocates through a rigorous examination on ethics and professional responsibility, the rules of evidence, the rules of civil procedure, and trial advocacy. Individuals who pass the examination then must present a legal writing sample, which must be reviewed by experts. The applicant is then subjected to a peer review, which includes recommendations of judges before whom the applicant has recently tried civil cases. Only after passing this gauntlet is a trial lawyer allowed to be “certified” as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. As of January, 2017, John Medler is one of the elite group of attorneys certified by the NBTA. Don’t you want the lawyer handling your case to be Board Certified?

2022 Top Attorney in Southern California

Orange Coast Magazine, February 2022
Top Attorneys In Southern California Orange County

Best St. Louis Personal Injury Attorney
Medler Law Firm was proud to be named as one of only two law firms in Missouri which received the prestigious 2014 Litigators Award for Personal Injury from the Trial Lawyers Board of Regents. These awards, described by some as the Oscars for trial lawyers, were publicized in January 2015 on CNN, ABC, MCNBC, Fox News, and other media outlets.

Missouri Lawyers Award
The 2017 Missouri Lawyers Award was awarded to The Medler Law Firm for obtaining the second-highest settlement in the entire state of Missouri1 for 2017. ($7,250,000).
1 (Class action cases excluded)


Our clients are 100% satisfied

6 Reasons to Choose The Medler Law Firm



We will get you the highest recovery possible for your personal injury, wrongful death, or motor vehicle accident case, and will never settle for less than you deserve.


Our success is proven! We have recovered over $60 million and have only been defeated three times since the opening of The Medler Law Firm in 2009.


Experience is VERY important! John and Tammy each have over 25 years experience handling personal injury matters. The firm handles cases in California, Missouri, Illinois & Arkansas.


By design we have stayed small. It's important to us that we are personally involved in all aspects of every case. This dedication to our clients has resulted in our firm's high success rate.


John Medler and Tammy Medler have both been listed as the top 5% of lawyers in their state.


In the event that we do not obtain a financial recovery in your personal injury case, you will not have to pay any attorney’s fees or costs associated with our representation.
We will guide you every step of the way!
We know that being injured and away from work can be a stressful experience.