The Bergmanis Law Firm, L.L.C., is the pre-eminent personal injury, wrongful death and criminal defense law firm at Lake of the Ozarks. We have recovered multimillions of dollars on behalf of our injured clients. We have handled thousands of criminal cases, and in so doing, have helped people avoid criminal convictions, jail time, prison time, and significant fines and penalties. Along with representing our clients, the Firm’s attorneys also devote time to civic organizations in order to give back to the communities in which we live. Erik A. Bergmanis has served 17 years on the Missouri Bar Board of Governors and was recently been elected the President for the 2015-2016 year. The Missouri Bar represents 30,000 Missouri lawyers and its mission is to improve the legal profession, the administration of justice, and the law.

Personal Injury

Our personal injury practice focuses on helping seriously injured people recover for their losses and damages, as well as people who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents. Our personal injury attorneys handle all types of motor vehicle accidents, trucking accidents, boating accidents, defective product accidents, medical malpractice, and worker’s compensation claims.

Criminal Defense

Our criminal defense practice and reputation is extensive and covers all areas of felony charges, misdemeanor charges, and municipal law offenses for both adults and juveniles. A part of our criminal practice and reputation focuses on driving while intoxicated and boating while intoxicated offenses. Erik A. Bergmanis authored the Missouri Bar Desk Book on Defending People Charged with Boating While Intoxicated  This Desk Book is used by lawyers throughout the State of Missouri to assist themselves in handling cases in those areas.

Handling Cases Across Missouri and the Entire United States

At Bergmanis Law Firm, L.L.C.we handle cases throughout the State of Missouri, including Lake of the Ozarks, St. Louis, Kansas City, Jefferson City, and Springfield. We have handled cases that have come to us from across the United States, as well as from other countries around the world.

Contact Us

If you or a loved one was injured in an accident, if you have suffered the wrongful death of a loved one, or if you have been charged with a crime, do not wait to schedule your free initial consultation with Bergmanis Law Firm, L.L.C. You can call us locally at 573-346-2111 or toll free at 877-812-6644. You may also contact us online. We offer evening and weekend consultations by appointment.

Our attorneys represent people in personal injury, wrongful death, and workers’ compensation cases. We represent people charged with a crime ranging from serious felony cases to misdemeanor cases, and municipal traffic offenses. We provide aggressive representations for all of our clients with the goal of obtaining the best possible result in each case.


Our attorneys represent plaintiffs in personal injury and workers' compensation cases. We represent people charged with a crime in misdemeanor and felony cases. We provide aggressive representation for all of our clients with the goal of obtaining the best possible result in each case.       LEARN MORE


Authored the chapter on Boating While Intoxicated for the Missouri Bar's Continuing Legal Education Handbook