Josh C. Breithaupt
Josh C. Breithaupt

Josh C. Breithaupt

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314-721-3400
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Josh is a partner in the Civil Litigation department based in Wiedner & McAuliffe’s St. Louis office. Josh has extensive legal experience, having tried cases with outstanding results in multiple jurisdictions. He has received favorable outcomes for his clients in three of the top ten worst venues for defendants in the United States: City of St. Louis, Missouri; Madison County, Illinois; and St. Clair County, Illinois. Josh specializes in general liability, premises liability, retail and hospitality claims, professional liability, construction litigation, employment litigation, and trucking and transportation liability.

Josh graduated at the top of his class from Saint Louis University School of Law where he was awarded a Dean’s Academic Scholarship and was a member of the Saint Louis University Law Journal. He was admitted to practice law in the state of Missouri in 2004, the state of Illinois in 2006, the state of Kansas in 2018, and is licensed in several United States Federal Courts.

Outside of the office, Josh enjoys sports, music, and spending time with his family and their dog.

Education

J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law

B.A., University of Kansas

International Association of Defense Counsel, Trial Academy

Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers, Trial Academy

Admissions

Illinois Kansas Missouri

United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri

United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois United States District Court for the District of Kansas

The Bar Association of Metropolitan Saint Louis

The Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers

Defense Research Institute

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

The Professional Liability Defense Federation

  • Bio

    Josh is a partner in the Civil Litigation department based in Wiedner & McAuliffe’s St. Louis office. Josh has extensive legal experience, having tried cases with outstanding results in multiple jurisdictions. He has received favorable outcomes for his clients in three of the top ten worst venues for defendants in the United States: City of St. Louis, Missouri; Madison County, Illinois; and St. Clair County, Illinois. Josh specializes in general liability, premises liability, retail and hospitality claims, professional liability, construction litigation, employment litigation, and trucking and transportation liability.

    Josh graduated at the top of his class from Saint Louis University School of Law where he was awarded a Dean’s Academic Scholarship and was a member of the Saint Louis University Law Journal. He was admitted to practice law in the state of Missouri in 2004, the state of Illinois in 2006, the state of Kansas in 2018, and is licensed in several United States Federal Courts.

    Outside of the office, Josh enjoys sports, music, and spending time with his family and their dog.

  • Practice Areas
  • Credentials

    Education

    J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law

    B.A., University of Kansas

    International Association of Defense Counsel, Trial Academy

    Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers, Trial Academy

    Admissions

    Illinois Kansas Missouri

    United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri

    United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois United States District Court for the District of Kansas

  • Affiliations

    The Bar Association of Metropolitan Saint Louis

    The Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers

    Defense Research Institute

    Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

    The Professional Liability Defense Federation

Bio

Josh is a partner in the Civil Litigation department based in Wiedner & McAuliffe’s St. Louis office. Josh has extensive legal experience, having tried cases with outstanding results in multiple jurisdictions. He has received favorable outcomes for his clients in three of the top ten worst venues for defendants in the United States: City of St. Louis, Missouri; Madison County, Illinois; and St. Clair County, Illinois. Josh specializes in general liability, premises liability, retail and hospitality claims, professional liability, construction litigation, employment litigation, and trucking and transportation liability.

Josh graduated at the top of his class from Saint Louis University School of Law where he was awarded a Dean’s Academic Scholarship and was a member of the Saint Louis University Law Journal. He was admitted to practice law in the state of Missouri in 2004, the state of Illinois in 2006, the state of Kansas in 2018, and is licensed in several United States Federal Courts.

Outside of the office, Josh enjoys sports, music, and spending time with his family and their dog.

Credentials

Education

J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law

B.A., University of Kansas

International Association of Defense Counsel, Trial Academy

Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers, Trial Academy

Admissions

Illinois Kansas Missouri

United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri

United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois United States District Court for the District of Kansas

Affiliations

The Bar Association of Metropolitan Saint Louis

The Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers

Defense Research Institute

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

The Professional Liability Defense Federation