About Attorney H. Lynn Henry
Lynn was born in Springfield, Missouri, in 1948. After graduating from West Plains High School, and then from the University of Missouri at Columbia, Lynn went on to law school at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Working his way through law school as a law clerk with the Kansas City law firm of Erdmannsdorff and Kuhlman, Lynn drafted the briefs for a case which went to the Supreme Court of Missouri that stands as a landmark decision allowing for the stacking of uninsured motorist coverage in this state.
Like his father before him, Lynn was admitted to Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity and was elected to the highest office, the office of Justice. Upon graduating from law school with his Juris Doctor Degree, Lynn returned to West Plains in 1974 to join his father and brother in the law firm then known as Henry, Henry and Henry.
Lynn is a member of the Association of the Trial Lawyers of America, the Missouri Bar, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and the 37th Judicial Circuit Bar Association. He has been admitted to practice by the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri and has extensive experience in the trial of personal injury and wrongful death cases in state as well as federal court.
Lynn is past president of the 37th Judicial Circuit Bar Association. He has been elected to the Board of Governors of the Missouri Bar, to the American Board of Trial Advocates, and to the Board of Governors of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys serving as a member of the Executive Committee, chairman of the Key Person and Association Development Committees, and as Vice-Chairman of the Continuing Legal Education Committee.
Lynn has served on the Missouri Bar Special Committee on Rules for Professional Conduct and he has received the highest possible rating, an “A” rating, by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the most comprehensive and widely consulted directory for members of the legal profession. Lynn has been selected for membership in International Who’s Who and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
As a lecturer and author, Lynn’s major areas of concentration are automobile accidents, semi-truck wrecks, premises liability, and medical malpractice, with special emphasis on catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases.