St. Louis Trial Lawyers

Experience, Integrity, Results

At Fernandez Law, we represent people who have been injured by the negligence or misconduct of others. Our St. Louis-based team provides professional and compassionate representation for victims or their loved ones injured as a result of a truck accident, medical malpractice, catastrophic injury, sexual abuse, car accident, and other acts of abuse or negligence.

With over 30 years of experience, our firm combines the talents of a highly skilled personal injury team. Attorney Gonzalo Fernandez has received the highest possible AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. We handle cases in the greater St. Louis-area, throughout Missouri and across the United States.

We work closely with clients to fight against powerful insurance companies and corporations to help them earn the compensation they deserve.

Contact us or call 314-433-9131 to schedule a free consultation today.

Medical Malpractice

Our personal injury law firm provides dependable and resourceful client service in cases of improper diagnosis of illnesses or medical conditions such as infections, cancer, stroke, or heart disease.

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Catastrophic Injury

Fernandez Law helps catastrophic injury victims by putting together a life care plan for the future and helping them get compensation. Contact us in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Wrongful Death

The loss of a loved one is a life-altering event. It is made even worse if the surviving family members feel that this death could have been prevented. In such cases, it is crucial to investigating the facts immediately.

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Whistleblower Suits

Our team has the experience and resources to protect your rights through the process of a whistleblower or Qui Tam lawsuit, if you have inside knowledge of fraud or corruption.

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Legal Malpractice

The experience and skill with personal injury litigation that our law firm has developed over the last 30 years can help you salvage a case that your previous lawyer lost through neglect or incompetence.

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Pharmaceutical Litigation

Some pharmaceutical manufacturers take shortcuts and choose to ignore the dangerous side effects. The result can be detrimental to people who take those drugs and to unborn children.

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Auto & Truck Accidents

Our St. Louis personal injury law firm represents clients in motor vehicle accident claims ranging from simple car accidents or tractor-trailer accidents to automotive product liability claims.

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Product Liability

Manufactures of products with the intent of selling to the public for a profit has a duty to ensure that the product they are placing into the market place is safe and not unreasonably dangerous.

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  • Our family is so appreciative of the expert legal representation we received from Gonzalo Fernandez. The medical liability case that Gonz was working on for our son was definitely a very difficult case because of the numerous health issues that our son experienced. At all times we felt very comfortable working with Gonz and knew that he had our son’s best interests in mind. Because of Gonz’s knowledge of the complex legal system he was able to succeed in bringing our lawsuit to a successful conclusion. We would highly recommend...


  • Gonzalo Fernandez completely took care of my case. He was thorough about the details and knew exactly what to do in the situation. I am very grateful for his help, and I would strongly recommend him as an attorney.


  • In a crisis moment I contacted Gonzalo Fernandez to review my situation. His was able to review my information within hours of initial contact and then provide me with sound legal advice. Gonz went above and beyond what I would have expected, I would highly recommend him and his team to anyone that needs legal representation. Thanks Gonz for all you’ve done!


  • When facing a legal crisis, you want Gonzalo Fernandez at your side! Like many others, I never envisioned being a defendant. However, once so named, I was directed to St. Louis’ premiere defense attorney to champion my cause. Gonzalo Fernandez proved to be competent, prudent and aggressive and successfully saw that all charges against me were dropped. If you find yourself in a similar crisis, don’t hesitate, call Gonzalo Fernandez immediately. I’m glad that I did!


  • I have known Gonzalo Fernandez for over 20 years as both a colleague, client and friend. His background is impeccable. He has (i) worked at one of the most respected international law firms in the world at Baker & McKenzie; (ii) prosecuted on behalf of the citizens of the City of St. Louis, (iii) worked in one of the most sophisticated corporate legal departments in the country at Anheuser-Busch; and (iv) presently litigates on behalf civil clients at Fernandez Law. Mr. Fernandez has an excellent understanding of both the civil...


  • I am writing to express my sincere gratitude for the EXCELLENT work that was done for me. My case was a rather difficult one to prove and Gonzalo Fernandez and his team went above and beyond to prove my position. During the course of the proceedings I was kept well informed and never doubted for a moment that my interests were being looked after. The firm worked as a team and each attorney involved in my case worked wonders with their areas of specialty. I would highly recommend Gonzalo Fernandez...


  • I would just like to thank Gonz for all of the hard work and effort he put into my case. He was phenomenal to say the least. He’s an extremely friendly guy and overall just easy to get along with and talk to. He handled my case from beginning to end and made sure we got the outcome we deserved. Thanks to the entire team that helped us out. It meant so much to us.


  • My experience thus far working with Gonzalo Fernandez has been fantastic!!!! Throughout the entire process to date he has kept me up-to-date and taken more time than I would have expected to explain the process to me in terms someone who is not an attorney can understand fully. I am so thankful to him for his work and support throughout and would recommend him and the firm to anyone!!!!


  • Gonzalo Fernandez is a great attorney. He works hard for his clients and always keeps their best interest in mind. He returns phone calls and keeps appointments, it’s never a run around with him. Gonz is extremely personable and friendly. He has extensive knowledge of the law and he uses that expertise to do an impeccable job for his clients. I highly recommend him.


  • Thank you Gonzalo Fernandez for continuing to fight for my case when no one would take it. I can never repay you for your kindness and my cousin William who brought me to you. Not only did you promise me to take my Mom’s case and promise me that you would stay with it till the end, but you are one of the few people who will keep their promise… fight through my jury trial and win… My Mom would be so proud! I am so lucky to have found...



Our law firm combines experience, client service and a record of success on behalf of the people who have suffered losses as the result of negligence. For over thirty years, we’ve helped clients earn hundreds of thousands in compensation. 

After scheduling a free consultation, we'll meet with you to discuss the details of your potential case. Our personal injury practice includes cases involving auto accidents, truck accidents, medical malpractice, products liability and police misconduct.

St. Louis Trial Lawyer Gonzalo Fernandez
Gonzalo A. Fernandez


Gonzalo Fernandez was born in Mendoza, Argentina, and moved to the United States as a young child. He grew up in University City, Missouri, in a bilingual and bicultural household. He attended St. Louis Priory High School, Boston College and then returned home to St. Louis where he got his J.D. and an M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis in 1989.

Michael Stokes

Of Counsel

Mr. Stokes began practicing law in St. Louis in 1971 after graduating from St. Louis University School of Law. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University Of Notre Dame. He is married to Patricia Wendling-Stokes, an attorney with the City of St. Louis. They have lived in the Central West End of the city for thirty years.

Kim Zimmermann


Originally from California, Kim was the daughter of an Air Force pilot and moved around the country until graduating from High School in Trenton, Illinois. Upon graduation, she took her first job at the age of 18 with the law firm.

Liz Rosario


Liz joined the firm in 2017 while attending college. She received her degree in Paralegal Studies in 2018. She supports all phases of litigation, from inception through discovery and trial.