McGroder is Graves Garrett’s seventh straight Missouri Lawyers Media Up & Coming honoree

Graves Garrett attorney Joe McGroder recently earned distinction in Missouri Lawyers Media’s 2022 class of Up & Coming Lawyers award winners. Honorees include attorneys who are age 40 or younger or in their first 10 years of practice who are positively affecting the legal profession in Missouri while demonstrating the potential for significant future success.

Winners were recognized during a ceremony Friday, Oct. 14, in St. Charles and profiled in a recent edition of Missouri Lawyers Weekly. This marks the seventh straight year a Graves Garrett attorney made the Up & Coming list. McGroder’s profile can be read here. Please note a subscription is required.

McGroder, 33, noted in the profile that he has learned valuable lessons at this point in his legal career, but none more valuable than staying calm under pressure.

“In law and in life, the more relaxed you are, the better you are at basically everything, and as it relates to the practice of law, that includes articulating your message effectively,” he told the publication.

At Graves Garrett, McGroder has contributed to the firm’s robust White Collar Criminal Defense & Government Investigations practice. Additionally, he regularly works in the Commercial and Business Litigation and Internal Investigations practices. McGroder represents individual and corporate clients facing high-stakes investigations and prosecutions and provides crucial counsel evaluates potential financial exposure and liability during uncertain times.