David M. Duree and Associates, P.C.
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David Maxwell Duree
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  • Sole Practitioner
Location:
O'Fallon, IL
Phone:
Fax:
618-628-0259

David M. Duree has more than 40 years experience in handling Personal Injury Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Arbitration Litigation,Construction Litigation, Consumer Litigation, Franchise Litigation and Engineering Litigation.  With offices in St. Louis, Mo. and O'Fallon, Ill., he also handles cases in numerous other states

Areas of Practice

  • Construction and Engineering Law 35%
  • Personal Injury 20%
  • Commercial Law 20%
  • Consumer Protection 15%
  • Franchise and Distributorship Law 10%
  • Business
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts
  • Trademarks

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • Supreme Court of Illinois, 1972
  • Supreme Court of Missouri, 1971
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Federal Claims Court, 1984

Education

  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • Master's Degree in Tax Law - 1976
  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1971
  • University of Missouri at Rolla
    • B.S. - 1966
    • Major: Civil Engineering

Representative Cases

  • Acetylene Gas Co. v. Oliver et al, 939 S.W.2d 404, 1996, Mo. App
  • Aero-Master, Inc. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, 765 F.2d 746, 1985, 8th Cir
  • American Ins. Co. v. Kinder, 640 S.W.2d 537, 1982, Mo. App
  • American Piledriving Equipment, Inc. v. Hammer & Steel, Inc., 212 WL 1414837, 2012, E.D. Mo.
  • Anne Albers, et al. v. Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, 729 S.W.2d 519, 1987, Mo.App
  • Architectural Lighting Co. v. General Electric Co, 886 S.W.2d 166, 1994, Mo. App
  • Autoquip Corp. v. Rite-Hite Corp, 740 S.W.2d 664, 1987, Mo. App
  • Barker v. Golf U.S.A., Inc., 154 F.3d 788, 1998, 8th Cir
  • Beck v. Commonwealth Edison Co, 781 F. Supp 1374 , 1992, C.D. Ill
  • Beck v. Commonwealth Edison Co, 781 F. Supp. 1374, 1992, C.D. Ill
  • Bickel v. Subway Development of Chicago-Land, Inc., 822 N.E. 2d 469, 2004, Ill. App.
  • Brandt v. Medical Defense Associates et al, 856 S.W.2d 667 , 1993, Mo. banc
  • Brandt v. Pelican, 856 S.W.2d 658, 1993, Mo. Banc
  • Broeker v. Haid, 786 S.W.2d 615, 1990, Mo. App
  • Bruce Wipke v. Louisiana Farm Supply, Inc, 622 S.W.2d 772 , 1981, Mo. App
  • Burnett v. Safeco Ins. Co. of America, 227 Ill. App. 3d 167, 169 Ill. Dec. 113, 590 N.E.2d 1032 , 1992, Ill. App
  • Campbell v. Feuquay, d/b/a South Roxana Market, 140 Ill. App. 3d 584, 94 Ill. Dec. 864, 488 N.E.2d 1111 , 1986, Ill. App
  • Carondelet Savings & Loan Assoc. v. Roy Boyer, 595 S.W.2d 744 , 1980, Mo. App
  • Carondelet Savings & Loan Assoc. v. Roy Boyer, 645 S.W.2d 24 , 1983, Mo. App
  • Centerre Trust Co. v. Continental Ins. Co, 167 Ill. App. 3d 376, 118 Ill. Dec. 151, 521 N.E.2d 219, 1988, Ill. App
  • Central Iowa Grading, Inc. v. U.D.E. Corp, 392 N.W. 2d 857 , 1986, Iowa App
  • Cincinnati Insurance Company v. Leighton, 403 F.3d 879, 2005, 7th Cir
  • City of O'Fallon v. Bank of Belleville et al, 171 Ill. App. 3d 584, 121 Ill. Dec. 855, 525 N.E.2d 1162 , 1988, Ill. App
  • Commercial Union Insurance Company of America v. Talisman, Inc., 69 F.R.D. 490, 1 Fed. R. Evid. Serv. 104, 1975, E.D. Mo.
  • Community Fed. Savings & Loan v Boyer, 710 S.W.2d 710 , 1986, Mo. App
  • Continental Bank & Trust Co. v. American Bonding Co, 462 F. Supp. 123 , 1976, E.D. Mo
  • Continental Bank & Trust Co. v. American Bonding Co., 605 F.2d 1049 , 1979, 8th Cir
  • Continental Cas. Co. v. Pipeco, Inc, 98 Ill. App. 3d 813, 53 Ill Dec. 797, 424 N.E.2d 432 , 1981, Ill. App
  • Cox v. Doctor's Associates, Inc, 245 Ill. App. 3d 186, 184 Ill Dec. 714, 613 N.E.2d 1306 , 1993, Ill. App
  • Destron v. Infopet et al, 1997 WL 414646, 121 F.3d 726, (Nos. 96-1382, 1383, 1392, 1393, 1394, 1395,, 1997, Federal Circuit
  • Destron v. Infopet et al, 1999 WL 37614, 178 F.3d 1313, 1999, No. 98-1242, Federal Circuit
  • Doctor's Associates, Inc. v. Distajo et al, 870 F. Supp. 34 , 1994, D. Conn
  • Doctor's Associates, Inc. v. Distajo et al, 944 F. Supp. 1007 , 1996, D. Conn
  • Doctor's Associates, Inc. v. Distajo et al, 107 F.3d 126 , 1997, 2nd Cir
  • Doctor's Associates, Inc. v. Distajo et al, 944 F. Supp. 1010 , 1996, D. Conn
  • Doctor's Associates, Inc. v. Distajo et al.,, 66 F.3d 438 , 1995, 2nd Cir
  • Doctor's Associates, Inc. v. Duree, 30 S.W.3d 884 , 2000, Mo. App
  • Doctor's Associates, Inc. v. Duree, 319 Ill. App. 3d 1032, 745 N.E.2d 1270 , 2001, Ill. App
  • Doctor's Associates, Inc. v. Erik Hamilton,, 150 F.3d 157 , 1998, 2nd Cir
  • Doctor's Associates, Inc. v. Hollingsworth et al, 949 F. Supp 77, 1996, D. Conn
  • Doctor's Associates, Inc. v. Jabush et al, 89 F.3d 109 , 1996, 2nd Cir
  • Doctor's Associates, Inc. v. Reinert & Duree, P.C. et al, 191 F.3d 297 , 1999, 2nd Cir
  • Doctor's Associates, Inc. v. Sayed Qasim, et al, 2000 WL 1210868, 225 F.3d 645 , 2000, 2nd Cir, Case No. 99-9434
  • Doctor's Associates, Inc. v. Sayed Qasim, et al., 144 F. Supp. 2d 112 , 2001, D. Conn
  • Doctor's Associates, Inc. v. Stuart et al, 85 F.3d 975 , 1996, 2nd Cir
  • Doctor's Associates, Inc. v. Stuart, et al, 11 F.Supp.2d 221 , 1998, D. Conn
  • Doctor's Associates, Inc. v. Weible, 92 F.3d 108 , 1996, 2nd Cir
  • Eddie Hardwick v. Sunbelt Rentals, Inc., 719 Fed. Supp. 2d 994, 2010, C.D. Ill.
  • Farm Credit Bank of St. Louis v. Biethman, 262 Ill. App. 3d 614, 199 Ill. Dec. 958, 634 N.E.2d 1312 , 1994, Ill. App
  • Faulkenberg v. CB Tax Franchise Systems, lp, and Colbert Ball Tax Service, inc et al, 637 F. 3d 801 (7th Cir. 2009), 7th Cir.
  • Faust v. Associated Engineering, 854 S.W.2d 537, 1993, Mo. App
  • Fidelity & Deposit of Maryland v. Fleischer et al, 772 S.W.2d 809 , 1989, Mo. App
  • Fitzgerald v. Helen Meyer, d/b/a Meyer & Son, Inc, 820 S.W.2d 633 , 1991, Mo. App
  • Gamache v. Missouri Highway Comm, 712 S.W.2d 734 , 1986, Mo. App
  • General Ins. Co. of America v. Commerce Bank of St. Charles, 505 S.W.2d 454 , 1974, Mo. App
  • General Refrigeration & Plumbing Co. v. Goodwill Industries of St. Louis, 30 Ill. App. 3d 1081, 333 N.E.2d 607 , 1975, Ill. App
  • George Weis Co. v. Dwyer et al, 956 S.W.2d 335, 1997, Mo. App
  • George Weis Co. v. Gary Dwyer et al, 867 S.W.2d 520 , 1994, Mo. App
  • George Weis Company v. Stratum Design-Build, Inc., 227 S.W.3d 486, 2007, Mo.
  • Gollwitzer v. James Theodoreo, d/b/a One Stop Boat & Motor, 675 S.W.2d 109 , 1984, Mo. App
  • Gregg V. Erb & Jabouri, 834 S.W.2d 253, 1992, Mo. App
  • Gregory M. Cole v. Homier Distributing Company, Inc., 599 F.3d 856, 2010, 8th Cir
  • Hausman v. Monarch Machine Tool Co. et al, 997 F.2d 351, 1993, 7th Cir.
  • Herberholt v. DePaul Community Health Center, 625 S.W.2d 617 , 1981, Mo. banc
  • Herberholt v. DePaul Community Health Center, 648 S.W.2d 160 , 1983, Mo. App
  • Hines v. Dresser Industries, Inc, 137 Ill. App. 3d 7, 91 Ill. Dec. 842, 484 N.E.2d 401, 1985, Ill. App
  • Hoffmeyer v. Davco Food Inc., et al, 803 S.W.2d 49 , 1990, Mo. App
  • Hot Point v. Granite City Furniture & Maryland Cas. Co, 76 Ill App. 3d 1037, 395 N.E.2d 639, 32 Ill. Dec. 409, 1979, Ill. App
  • Hyle v. Doctor's Associates, Inc, 198 F.3d 368 , 1999, 2nd Cir
  • In Re Mt. Vernon, Illinois, Times Square Shopping Center Construction Dispute Litigation, 405 F. Supp. 310 , 1975
  • In Re: Just Brakes Corporate Systems, Inc, 108 F.3d 881, 1997, 8th Cir.
  • In RE: Just Brakes Corporate Systems, Inc, F.Supp.2d , 2001, 4:00CV1269SNL
  • In Re: Just Brakes Corporate Systems, Inc., 293 F.3d 1069 , 2002, 8th Cir
  • Indiana Lumberman's Mutual Ins. Co. v. VA Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri, 1992 WL 102711 (V.A.B.C.A.), 92-3-BCA 25 065, 1992, 1992 WL 102711 (V.A.B.C.A.), 92-3-BCA 25 065
  • J.F. Inc. v. S. M. Wilson & Co, 152 Ill. App. 3d 873, 105 Ill. Dec. 748, 504 N.E.2d 1266 , 1987, Ill. App
  • J.F. Inc. v. State of Illinois, 41 Ill. Ct. of Claims. 5, 1988
  • Jacob v. C & M Video, Inc, 248 Ill. App. 3d 654, 188 Ill. Dec. 697, 618 N.E.2d 1267 , Ill. App 19993
  • Jannotta v Subway Sandwich Shops, Inc. et al, 225 F.3d 815 , 2000, 7th Cir
  • Jannotta v. Subway Sandwich Shops, Inc. et al, 1996 WL 67999, 1996, N.D.Ill, 94 C 3834
  • Jannotta v. Subway Sandwich Shops, Inc. et al, 125 F.3d 503 , 1997, 7th Cir
  • Johnson v. Cowell Steel Structures, Inc, 991 F.2d 474 , 1993, 8th Cir
  • Johnson v. Elizabeth Arden, 614 F.3d 785, 2010, 8th Cir
  • Kohl v. Safeco Inc. Co, 755 S.W.2d 314 , 1988, Mo. App
  • Kurt Kroll v. Doctor's Associates, inc, 3 F. 3d 1167 (7th Cir. 1993), 1993, 7th. Cir.
  • Landstar Investments II, Inc. vs. Kari E. Spears, 257 S.W.3d 630 , 2008, Mo. App
  • Langdon v. Wight, 821 S.W.2d 508 , 1991, Mo. App.
  • Langdon v. Wight, 861 S.W.2d 723 , 1993, Mo. App
  • Lela Bishop, et al. v. We Care Hair Development Corporation, et al, 316 Ill. App.3d 1182, 250 Ill.Dec. 394, 738 N.E.2d 610, 2005, Ill. App
  • Marano Enterprises of Kansas, et al. v. Z-Teca Restaurants, L.P., et al, 254 F.3d 753, 2001, 8th Cir
  • Meier v. Boatman's Bank of Rolla, 846 S.W.2d 254 , 1993, Mo. App
  • Meier v. Thorp, 822 S.W.2d 556 , 1992, Mo. App
  • Morrissey v. Welsh Co, 821 F.2d 1294 , 1987, 8th Cir
  • Nunley v. Cahokia, 115 Ill. App. 3d 208, 70 Ill. Dec. 890, 450 N.E.2d 363 , 1983, Ill. App
  • Otis Wolf v. Maryland Cas. Co, 617 F. Supp. 456 , 1985, S.D. Ill
  • Peter French v. William Jochens, 642 S.W.2d 677 , 1982, Mo. App
  • Poteat v. Poteat, 632 S.W.2d 511 , 1982, Mo. App
  • Pro Tech Industries, Inc v. URS Corporation, 377 F.3d 868, 2004, 8th Cir
  • Quience Ward v. Mobil Oil Corp. et al, 895 S.W.2d 83 , 1995, Mo. App
  • Reed v Doctor’s Associates, Inc., 824 N.E. 2d 1198, 2004, Ill. App.
  • Rhodes Engineering Company, inc v Public Water Supply District No. 1 of Holt County, 128 S.W.3d 550, 2004, Mo. App.
  • Robbins v. Archambault et al, 810 S.W.2d 599 , 1991, Mo. App
  • Roger Benson v. Unilever United States, inc, et al, 2012 WL 3150305, ______F.Supp. 2d _______(So. Dist. Ill. Aug 1, 2012), S.D. Ill.
  • Roger Link v. St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Co, 556 S.W.2d 714 , 1977, Mo. App
  • Roy Boyer v. Anderson et al, 621 S.W.2d 72 , 1981, Mo. App
  • Roy Boyer v. Carondelet Savings & Loan Assoc, 633 S.W.2d 98 , 1982, Mo. App
  • Roy Boyer v. Sinclair & Rush, Inc, 67 S.W.3d 627 , 2002, Mo. App
  • Ruth Reed, et al. v. Doctor's Associates, Inc. et al, 331 Ill. App. 3d 618, 772 N.E.2d 372, 265 Ill. Dec. 334, 2002, Ill. App
  • Safeco Ins. Co. v. Stone & Sons Inc, 822 S.W.2d 565 , 1992, Mo. App
  • Safeco Insurance Co. of America v. Wells, 921 S.W.2d 55 , 1996, Mo. App
  • Seitz v. Lemay Bank & Trust, 959 S.W.2d 458 , 1998, Mo. Banc
  • Shoney's, Inc. v. Jim Morris, 100 F.Supp.2d 769 , 1999, D.C.M.D. Tenn
  • Southwestern Bell Yellow Pages v. Robbins, 865 S.W.2d 361 , 1993, Mo. App
  • Spartan Carpet Distributors, Inc. v. Red Bailey, 728 S.W.2d 236, 1987, Mo. App
  • Starnes v. Capital Cities Media, Inc. et al, 39 F.3d 1394, 1994, 7th Cir
  • State ex rel. Benz v. Donald Blackwell, Sheriff, 716 S.W.2d 270 , 1986, Mo. App
  • State ex rel. Caloia v. Weinstein, 525 S.W.2d 779 , 1975, Mo. App
  • State ex rel. Realty Consultants, Inc. v. Dowd, 796 S.W.2d 881 , 1990, Mo. Banc.
  • State ex rel. U.S.F. & G. v. Mehan, 581 S.W.2d 837 , 1979, Mo. App
  • State ex rel. U.S.F. & G. v. Walsh, 540 S.W.2d 137 , 1976, Mo. App
  • Stegall vs. Peoples Bank of Cuba, 270 S.W.3d 500, 2008, Mo. App.
  • Subway Equipment Leasing Corp. v. Forte and Sims, 169 F.3d 324 , 1999, 5th Cir
  • Subway Restaurants, Inc. et al. v. Riggs, 297 Ill. App. 3d 284, 231 Ill. Dec. 437, 696 N.E. 2nd 733, 1998, Ill. App
  • Subway Restaurants, Inc. et al., v. Kessler, et al, 46 P.3d 1113 , 2002, Kan
  • Tauchert v. Boatman's Bank et al, 849 S.W.2d 573, 1993, Mo
  • Tauchert v. Russell Ritz et al, 909 S.W.2d 687 , 1995, Mo. App
  • The Barbers, Hairstyling for Men & Women, Inc. v. Bishop et al , 132 F.3d 1203, 1997, 7th Cir, 97-2360
  • Turcol v. Shoney's Enterprises, Inc, 640 S.W.2d 503 , 1982, Mo. App
  • Turnbo v. City of St. Charles, 932 S.W.2d 851 , 1996, Mo. App
  • United States f/u/o Bussen Quarries v. Melvin Thomas et al, 938 F.2d 831 , 1991, 8th Cir
  • United States f/u/o Conner Universal Co., et al. v. James McElroy, 807 F.2d 741 , 1986, 8th Cir
  • United States f/u/o Connor Universal Company, Inc. v. Dimarco Corporation, 985 F.2d 954, 1993, 8th Cir
  • United States v. Krietemeyer, 506 F. Supp. 289, 1980, S.D. Ill.
  • United States v. Wright, 564 F.2d 785 , 1977, 8th Cir
  • We Care Hair Development, Inc. v. Engen et al, 180 F.3d 838 , 1999, 7th Cir, Case No. 97-3908
  • Weber v. Cueto, 209 Ill. App. 3d 936, 154 Ill. Dec. 513, 568 N.E.2d 513 , 1991, Ill. App
  • Weinberg et al. v. Safeco Ins. Co. of Illinois, 913 S.W.2d 59 , 1995, Mo. App
  • Wellman v Wehmeyer, 965 S.W.2d 348 , 1998, Mo. App
  • Wilbur Waggoner Equipment Rental & Excavating Co. v. Leonard Johnson et al, 33 Ill. App. 3d 358, 342 N.E.2d 266, 1975, Ill. App.
  • Wilbur Wagoner Equipment Rental & Excavating Co. v. Earl Bumiller, 542 S.W.2d 32 , 1976, Mo. App
  • Wolf v. Maryland Casualty Co., 617 F. Supp. 456, 1985, S.D. Ill.
  • Wolford v. United States Leasing Corp, 692 S.W.2d 383, 1985, Mo. App
  • Yates v. Doctor's Associates, Inc, 193 Ill. App. 3d 431, 140 Ill. Dec. 359, 549 N.E.2d 1010 , 1990, Ill. App

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • St. Clair County, Illinois Bar Association
  • East St. Louis, Illinois Bar Association
  • Engineers Club of St. Louis
  • Missouri Licensed Attorney, 1971 to Present
  • Illinois Licensed Attorney, 1972 to Present
  • Missouri Licensed Professional Engineer, 1970 to Present
  • Illinois Licensed Professional Engineer, 1970 to Present

Languages

  • English