Tricia Mueller

Tricia MuellerTricia was born and raised in Southern Illinois and earned her law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law. She has spent her career representing clients in the St. Louis area and is licensed in both Missouri and Illinois.

Throughout her career, Tricia has represented individuals, professionals, small businesses, and large health care corporations. She has helped them with both their litigation and transactional needs. With each of her clients, she is passionate and committed to helping them achieve their ultimate goal.

Tricia’s practice at Smith Mueller continues this tradition of focusing on all aspects of her clients’ needs by assisting them in both litigation and corporate and transactional law. She has represented her clients in federal and state court cases involving medical malpractice, personal injury, birth trauma, premises liability, product liability, and contract and commercial issues at both the trial and appellate court levels. She has also helped her clients at administrative law hearings.

When it comes to transactional concerns, Tricia provides her clients with successful results so that their careers and businesses are equally successful. Whether it is an individual negotiating his or her employment contract, a small company needing corporate documents, such as operating agreements or non-competition contracts, or a large corporation wishing to finalize a service or vendor agreement, Tricia uses her experience as a litigator to help them achieve a satisfactory end. Further because of the ever-evolving changes with HIPAA and other areas of health law, Tricia helps her clients navigate how to remain compliant with the law. Due to her broad base of knowledge and experience, Tricia has been asked to serve as counsel for a number of professional organizations over the years.

She would love to help you with your legal issues or corporate concerns as well.

Representative Cases

State ex rel Holzum v. Schneider, 342 S.W.3d 313 (Mo. 2011)

Publications and Presentations

  • “The Role of Medical Records During Litigation” presented at conference Medical Records Law in Missouri sponsored by Lorman Education Services, April 2013 and October 2014
  • “Telemedicine, Is this the Future of Senior Living, Don’t be Left Behind?” presented at The Senior Living Forum, October 2014
  • “CMS’ Recent Actions Affecting RAC Appeals for Providers,” Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Greater St. Louis Chapter Spring 2014 Newsletter
  • Co-Author, “Photocopiers – The New Hotspot for HIPAA Risks”, Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Greater St. Louis Chapter Fall 2013 Newsletter
  • Guest Speaker, Saint Louis University Women’s Law Student Association Fall Networking Event, November 2011
  • “Lawsuits and Your Role: How Your Actions Can Be Helpful or Harmful to the Defense” presented at The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis, February 2011
  • “Medical Malpractice Legal Update”, Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers Newsletter, Spring 2009
  • Cited authority in “Litigation in the Immediate Care Industry”, Immediate Care Business, May/June 2008
  • “Ambulances: Hospital Property or Not? Interpreting the Ever Expanding Boundaries of EMTALA Through Arrington v. Wong”, 46 ST. LOUIS U. L.J. 1035 (2002).

Community Service & Awards

Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2013