Frank M. Evans, III

Mr. Evans has been in civil trial practice in Springfield, Missouri, since 1974. He has tried lawsuits in state and federal courts throughout southwest Missouri and in Kansas City and St. Louis. He has successfully represented business clients in jury and non-jury matters involving contracts, healthcare, antitrust, business tort claims, and employment law. He represents business clients and professionals before state, county and city administrative agencies on matters including professional licensing, taxation, and land development.

Representative clients include Mercy Health System; Mercy Clinic Springfield Communities; Mercy Hospital Springfield; Springfield Underground; Community Foundation of the Ozarks; City of Springfield, Missouri; and Independent Stave Company.

Court Memberships

  • Missouri


  • Named as Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition, 2008
  • Selected among The Best Lawyers in America®, 2003-2018
  • Selected for Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers, 2005-2017
  • Selected for Best Attorneys Network Directory, 2005
  • Martindale-Hubbell® “AV” Rating
  • Order of the Coif
  • Missouri Law Review, Note & Comment Editor, 1973-1974

Professional Affiliations

  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Springfield Business Development Corporation, Ex-Officio Board Member, 1993 and 1994; Board Member, 1997 to 2002
  • Board of Public Utilities of Springfield, MO, 1994 to 2001
  • Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Board, 1993; Board of Directors, 1989 to 1995; Community Leadership Forum, 1993
  • Hickory Hills Country Club, Board of Directors, 1994 to 2002
  • Springfield Family YMCA, Board of Directors, 1988 to 1994
  • First & Calvary Presbyterian Church, Elder, Foundation Trustee
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  • Springfield

    910 East St. Louis Street
    Suite 100
    Springfield, MO 65806-2523
F: 417.886.9126


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University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, J.D., 1974

Washington and Lee University, B.A., 1971