Elijah J.L. Haahr - Attorney

Elijah Haar

Elijah currently represents Springfield as the State Representative for the 134th district. He has represented clients successfully in state circuit court, administrative law hearings, and federal district court. He has also appeared and argued successfully before the Missouri Southern District Court of Appeals. Elijah focuses his practice on civil litigation and workers’ compensation. He is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Oklahoma.

Elijah attended the University of Missouri School of Law on academic scholarship and graduated with honors in 2008. At MU, he served as Editor in Chief of the Environmental Law Review and represented MU at the regional level in Mock Trial and Moot Court competitions. Upon graduation, he was awarded the Order of Barristers as one of the top 10 oral advocates in his graduating class.

Prior to law school, Elijah grew up in southwest Missouri. He attended Ozarks Technical Community College and was a member of the National Dean’s List and Phi Theta Kappa. After graduating from OTC with honors in 2002, Elijah received an academic scholarship to attend Missouri Western State University. He served as MWSU’s Student Body President, received two bachelor’s degrees, and was a member of the Honor’s Program. He graduated Cum Laude in 2005.

Elijah lives in Springfield with his wife and four children. He was named one of 417’s 20 under 30 in 2010 and to the Springfield Business Journal’s 40 under 40 in 2013. He was selected as Ozarks Technical Community College’s Alumni of the Year in 2015. He was also awarded the “Rising Star” designation by Super Lawyers® in 2015.