Serving St. Louis Injury Victims Since 1973

We make business personal, and your best interests are always our top priority.

Meet Our Attorneys

Some Lawyers See Numbers, We See People

At Cofman Townsley, we care about protecting the rights of injured victims in our city and across all of Missouri and Southern Illinois. With roots that run more than 50 years deep in St. Louis, we know the value of developing personal, trusted relationships, and we don’t think client-attorney relationships should be any different. We believe it’s not enough for us to tell you we care—we want to show you, too.

When you contact Cofman Townsley after an injury in St. Louis, elsewhere in Missouri, or in Illinois, you’ll receive the highest possible level of service from a team that always puts your best interests first. Unlike other large law firms, our attorneys take the time to give you and your case the personal attention you deserve. We know what it takes to build strong injury claims, and it’s our goal to help you get maximum compensation.

We know what you’re going through after an accident that wasn’t your fault, and we don’t think you should have to face that difficult time alone. Whether you were hurt in an auto accident, suffered an on-the-job injury, or were harmed by a defective product, the dedicated St. Louis lawyers at Cofman Townsley are here for you after an injury in Southern Illinois or Missouri. Contact us today for a free case review and let us put our years of experience to work for you.

We've Won Over a Billion Dollars for Our Clients!


Medical Malpractice


Catastrophic Tractor Trailer and Motorcycle Accident


Factory Explosion


Medical Malpractice


Medical Malpractice


Wrongful Death in Motorcycle Accident 


Motor Vehicle Accident 


Civil Rights Claim for Police Misconduct 


Traumatic Brain Injury 


Bus Injury 


Motor Vehicle Accident 


Dog Bite


Motor Vehicle Accident 


Slip and Fall at a Gas Station


Motor Vehicle Accident


Motor Vehicle Accident


Sexual Abuse Verdict


Motor Vehicle Accident Verdict


Drowning case

Do You Have A Case?

“Cofman Townsley and their staff are like family. They met every need, answered every question, called us after hours, etc. They went above and beyond and made sure that we got our settlement to the fullest amount.”

Jill C.

“Cofman Townsley was persistent, professional, and did an excellent job at keeping me informed all the time.”

Ashanti M.

“The Cofman Townsley team was awesome through the entire process.”

Darlana J.

“Cofman Townsley was great at helping me. They were always on time and answered any questions I had. They were very nice and patient with everything.”

ReJeane T.

“The attorneys were very responsive to my needs. Every time I called, someone got right back to me right away. I always knew what was going on because I was kept very informed about my case. I would recommend Cofman Townsley to anyone. I feel that Cofman Townsley did a wonderful job with my case. Everything was done in a professional manner. Everyone is really nice. ”

LaDawn H.

“Cofman Townsley are like family to me. They explain things thoroughly, make sure that I understand, and that I am taken care of. David Nissenholtz and Paula were super to me, and helped me through a long and difficult process where I had years of medical treatment and much stress. They care about people and take time to listen. I would refer my friends and family members to them because I trust they will take good care of them.”

William V.

“Cofman Townsley treats you like family and like you are the only client. They answered all of my questions and took time to make sure I understood. I wouldn’t change to another attorney. They have done a good job for me and I trust them, which is very important. The whole office of people is friendly. They make me feel like I am number one, and they will do the same for you.”

Darlene W.

“Cofman Townsley diligently represented me in my personal injury work comp claim and got me a fair settlement in a timely manner.”

Jeff R.

“It was a great experience. Cofman Townsley handled all the leg work for me. I appreciate all the help.”

Chris S.

“I was very pleased with the way in which my case was handled. I was treated with great respect and care. I have never had to have legal services in my life, so for a first time event this has been very easy. I would like to say that the work ethic and determination of this company was the greatest thing that I will be left with. I thank you all very much!”

Johnny M.

“David did an amazing job with my case and communicating with me. His professionalism and concern with my progress meant a lot to me. I really appreciate everything he and his staff did for me. Thank you all.”

Carey G.

“Cofman Townsley are a great team of lawyers who go out of their way to do the BEST for their clients. They stay on you and get you the largest settlement they can.”

Peggy T.

“I really appreciate what they have done for me. I was treated excellently and if something ever happens again, they would be the first people I would call.”

Amber A.

“They have great attention to detail and [provide] a wonderful level of comfort during tough times.”

Matt C.

“Thank you. You guys were very fast, considerate, and friendly. I really appreciate it.”

Michael S.