Matthew J. Growcock Joins Lathrop Gage as an Associate


Springfield, Mo. (April 25, 2008) – Joel Voran, CEO of Lathrop Gage L.C., announced today that Matthew J. Growcock has joined the Springfield, Mo., office as an associate in tort litigation law.

Growcock will focus his practice in complex, frequently emotionally charged cases involving allegations of injury to person, reputation and property. Growcock’s prior experience includes civil trial practice concentrating in the areas of product liability and insurance defense.

Growcock received his undergraduate degree from Missouri Western State University in 2001 and his juris doctorate from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 2004. He is a member of the Family Violence Center serving on the Board of Directors and the Board Development Committee since 2007; Defense Research Institute; Developmental Center of the Ozarks as a committee member; Tau Kappa Epsilon International Fraternity Regional Advisor; Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association and the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers.

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