Brill & Wagoner, P.C.

Brill & Wagoner, P.C.

For more than 40 years, Brill & Wagoner, P.C. has represented clients throughout Missouri with diligence and professional excellence.

Firm Overview

We vigorously represent injured and disabled persons and their families in all types of injury and death claims, including personal injury, wrongful death, auto accidents, trucking accidents, uninsured motorist and other types of insurance claims, as well as workers' compensation, Social Security disability, and veterans' claims.

Our firm also has extensive experience in business litigation, and commercial and probate claims.

Newton C. Brill, of Counsel to the firm, is very knowledgeable in probate, trust and estate planning matters, and received the 2006 Purcell Professionalism Award from the Missouri Bar.

Kenneth A. Wagoner, Partner of the firm, is a Board Certified trial lawyer who was recognized by the Missouri Bar Foundation for outstanding professional ability as a trial lawyer.

Brill & Wagoner, P.C. serves clients throughout Missouri, and occasionally in other state and federal courts.

Please contact our firm with questions about your legal issue, providing as much information as possible regarding your inquiry. While this contact does not serve to establish an attorney/client relationship, it will allow us to begin an assessment of your case.

Main Office

Main Office
204 W. Main St., P.O. Box
West Plains MO 65775-2726





Personal Injury

Experienced Missouri Personal Injury Attorneys

The personal injury attorneys at Brill & Wagoner, P.C. have successfully helped injured clients recover just compensation for losses and damages resulting from:
-Auto and truck accidents
-Medical malpractice
-Unsafe products
-Dangerous drugs
-Unsafe work conditions
-Workers' compensation claims
Personal injury claims are those in which the victim suffers physical or psychological injury directly resulting from another person's negligence. Our attorneys employ a practical, professional approach to ensure our clients obtain full and fair recovery for their injuries, including damages for their past and future medical bills, lost income, emotional distress, and pain and suffering. Through our extensive civil litigation experience, our knowledge about insurance company tactics and our skills at settlement negotiations, our attorneys obtain the best possible recovery for our clients.

At Brill & Wagoner, P.C., the client's interests are our priority. Our attorneys provide personalized legal guidance at every step of a client's case, keeping clients updated on case progress and fully informing them about the legal strategy and recovery options available.

Subject matter experts to help with your case

Our attorneys consult with knowledgeable and respected experts to assist with case preparation. With the assistance of physicians, accident reconstruction analysts, and others with expertise in the details of your case, our attorneys can negotiate the best possible settlements. At trial, these experts are available to deliver clear, professional testimony.

The importance of immediately seeking help

Missouri law sets limits on the amount of time you have to file a personal injury claim. Consult an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible to file your claim by the crucial statutory deadlines. By investigating your claim immediately, we are able to collect valuable evidence and interview witnesses while their memories are fresh.

Estate Planning

Newton C. Brill, of Counsel to the Firm

Brill & Wagoner, P.C.

ISLN: 908797200

Practice areas
-Probate law
-Real estate law
-Corporate law
-Business law
-Banking law
-Trusts and estates

1964, Missouri, U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit; 1977, U.S. Supreme Court

Law school
-University of Missouri, J.D.
-Assistant Editor, Missouri Law Review, 1963 - 1964

Associations and memberships
Thirty-Seventh Judicial Circuit and American Bar Associations; The Missouri Bar (Board of Governors,
1992-1998); Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity; American Bar Foundation Fellow.

Newton C. Brill is well-recognized for his skill in probate, trust, estate planning and business law matters. He has served on the Probate Law Committee of the Missouri Bar, which helped draft probate legislation adopted by the Missouri General Assembly.

Brill was elected to the Board of Governors of the Missouri Bar and served on the Board for six years. He has attained an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell listing, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics, for more than 30 years.

In 2006, Brill was awarded the Purcell Professionalism Award by the Missouri Bar Foundation, in recognition of outstanding professional service. He also served as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps. from 1958 to 1961.


University of Missouri
Juris Doctorate,

Kenneth A. Wagoner

Brill & Wagoner, P.C.

ISLN: 903016863

Practice Areas
-Auto Accidents
-Trucking Accidents
-Uninsured Motorists
-Veterans' Claims
-Wrongful Death
-Personal Injury
-Insurance Claims
-Workers compensation
-Business, Commercial, and Probate Claims
-Social Security Disability

1977, Missouri and U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit. Also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

Law school
University of Missouri at Kansas City, J.D.

Kenneth A. Wagoner is a civil trial lawyer who has successfully represented hundreds of injured and disabled persons in cases arising from car and truck wrecks, workplace injuries, dangerous premises and products, aviation and airplane crashes, explosions and other disasters, and Social Security disability and veterans' claims. He has represented multiple clients in cases where a million dollars or more has been recovered, but he also represents clients with more typical claims.

Wagoner is Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He received the State Trial Lawyer Award (Lon Hocker Award) presented by the Missouri Bar Foundation in recognition of outstanding professional skill as a trial lawyer. He has been AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for more than 20 years for his professionalism and ethics; has been recognized by the Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers; and is a member of the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, limited to lawyers who collect million dollar and multimillion dollar settlements for their clients.

Associations, Memberships and Awards
-The Missouri Bar
-Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
-Lon Hocker Award
-Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
-National Organization of Veterans Advocates (NOVA)
-National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR)
-Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers

( Neither the Supreme Court of Missouri nor The Missouri Bar reviews or approves certifying organizations or specialist designations.)


University of Missouri at Kansas City
Juris Doctorate,