Joseph Weidhaas

Joseph Weidhaas

Springfield Injury Attorney
Springfield, Missouri

In fourth grade, Joe’s teacher signed his yearbook with a prophetic note that, little did he know, predicted his career path. “See you after you pass the bar,” she wrote.

Joe is an avid reader and loves to cook, kayak, and watch Cardinals baseball. He is also extremely competitive and does not like to lose, which makes law a perfect fit for him. He takes comfort and pride in knowing he is making a positive difference in the lives of people who need help. “Helping people is rewarding, and with my skill set, helping injured people through aggressively litigating cases is how I can help people the most.” Joe takes very seriously the trust clients place in him and the privilege of letting Johnson, Vorhees & Martucci represent them and present their case in front of a jury.

One of Joe’s proudest moments in law was a case where an insurance company was offering nothing to a client whose house was damaged in the May 22nd tornado that hit Joplin, Missouri. After they were through litigating, the firm was able to force the insurance company to pay for all the damage done, which ended up being close to six figures, righting a

“Not all lawyers are the same. We care and approach each case very aggressively. We are not afraid of a fight.”

Areas of Practice

  • Vehicular Accidents
  • Dangerous Premises
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Dangerous Products
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Appeals
  • Civil Rights - Employment

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2009
  • Illinois, 2010
  • Wisconsin, 2011
  • Arkansas, 2012
  • Kansas, 2015


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 2009
  • Saint Louis University - 2005
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Honors and Awards

  • Missouri Rising Star by Super Lawyers 2015
  • Kansas Rising Star by Super Lawyers 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Jasper County Bar Association, Member
  • The American Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association