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Dale EngelbrechtDale R. Engelbrecht was born in Lebanon, Missouri, in 1959.  He grew up in Neosho, Missouri, and graduated from Neosho High School in 1977.   Dale attended Missouri State University in Springfield, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1981.   Upon obtaining his bachelor’s degree Dale went on to law school at the University of Missouri at Kansas City.  While there, Dale was selected to Phi Kappa Phi Law Fraternity, the order of Bench and Robe and to the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review.    During law school, Dale clerked for United States District Court Judge Brook Bartlett and two Kansas City law firms, Reed & Ramsey and Hillix, Brewer, Hoffhaus and Whittaker.


After graduating with his Juris Doctor degree in 1984, Dale worked as a law clerk for senior United States District Court Judge William R. Collinson in Springfield from 1984 to 1986, and worked with the Springfield law firm of Miller & Sanford to 1989.  Dale has been practicing law in the West Plains area since 1989, and opened his own office in 2009.


Dale is a member of the Missouri Bar, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and the 37th Judicial Circuit Bar Association.    He is admitted to practice in United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.  


Dale has represented numerous clients in civil litigation for personal injuries or wrongful death from automobile collision, semi-truck wrecks, product liability, workers compensation, premises liability and tortious conduct.  He has also represented hundreds of families in custody, adoption and family disputes. 


He has represented clients charged with murder,  manslaughter, rape, sexual assault, domestic assault, driving while intoxicated, driving in drugged condition, stealing, possession of controlled substances, and other felony, misdemeanor and traffic offenses.



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Engelbrecht Law, LLC, 1012 West Broadway, P.O. Box 1509, West Plains, MO  65775

Phone: (417)-256-5290 (LAW0); Fax: (417)-256-5292


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