Grant C. Gorman
Grant Gorman was born in St. Louis and is a proud Military BRAT, living
around the United States and the World in his youth. Grant attended the
University of Missouri – Columbia, earning a B.A. in Political Science.
After serving a year in administration in the Missouri Department of Revenue,
he attended Saint Louis University School of Law, earning a J.D. in 1992.
Grant worked as a solo attorney, and then as a partner in the firm of
Spalding & Cullen in St. Louis. His practice focused on Injury cases,
civil litigation, appellate practice as well as some criminal defense.
He then became an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for St. Charles County.
In this role he prosecuted cases ranging from drug offenses to homicide,
gaining much valuable first chair jury trial experience.
In January 2006, Grant was appointed as an Administrative Law Judge for
the Missouri Division of Workers’ Compensation, and in 2008 he was
appointed Chief Administrative Law Judge in the St. Charles Division.
As both an ALJ and Chief ALJ he mediated literally thousands of workers’
compensation cases as well as presiding over hundreds of workers’
compensation trials. He was then the first appointment to Division 13
Associate Circuit Judge, 11th Circuit, St. Charles County. After spending
one term as an Associate Circuit Judge, He worked as a consultant for
workers’ compensation, governmental and municipal affairs, and mediation
and arbitration before joining Aaron Sachs & Associates.
Judge Gorman is a recognized CLE presenter on the topics of ethics, evidence,
practice & procedure, workers’ compensation and mediation. He
obtained Rule 17 mediation certification from the University of Missouri
School of Law Center for Dispute Resolution training in 2009 and is a
former member of the Mediation and Arbitration Panel at United States
Arbitration & Mediation.
He Currently practices in the areas of workers’ compensation, personal
injury, and auto accidents at Aaron Sachs & Associates.
Missouri Bar Association
- MoBar Workers’ Compensation Committee
- Springfield Bar Association
- St. Charles County Bar Association
- United States District Court, E.D. Missouri
United States Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit.