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Stephen H. Snead, Mediator, Springfield, Missouri.

Stephen H. Snead

Baty Otto Coronado PC
901 East St. Louis Street
Suite 101
Springfield, MO 65806
Tel: (417) 319-2766
Cell: (417) 861-2288
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Recognized to Missouri Chapter for Mediation
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  • Practice Commenced: 2004
  • Total Mediations (as of Jan 2022): 500
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Steve Snead is a shareholder with Baty Otto Coronado PC and is an experienced civil litigator in the areas of personal injury, insurance, property and casualty loss, and professional liability including real estate, legal, dental, architectural, engineering, and health care matters. Steve has represented local, regional, and national businesses, trucking, and transportation companies, and individuals in high-exposure cases involving serious and catastrophic injury claims and lawsuits involving brain injury, including closed head injury, complex regional pain syndrome, paraplegia, and quadriplegia, and burn injury cases. 

He has been serving as a mediator for civil litigation matters since 2004 and is on the panel of neutrals for the Mediation and Assessment Program of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri. A graduate of Missouri State University (B.S. in Accounting, 1978) and the University of Missouri, Columbia, (J.D. 1980) and an AV Preeminent® attorney, Snead is a member of and has served on the Board of Directors and the Bench/Bar Committee for the Springfield Metropolitan Bar. He also is a member of the Missouri Bar and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri.

Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Arts (Fine/Performing)
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment Sector
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Wrongful Death


  • Missouri State University 
  • University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar, 1981 to present; Board of Directors 2009-2014; Bench/Bar Committee 2014-2018
  • The Missouri Bar, 1981-present 
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers 
  • DRI
  • Panel of Neutrals, U. S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri 
  • AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers® in Missouri and Kansas, Thomson Reuters

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