Ralph G. Godsy


St. Louis, Missouri              Ralph G Godsy
Phone: 314-621-7700 Ext. 3226
Fax: 314-621-1088
E-mail: rgodsy@boylebrasher.com

Ralph is heavily involved in the defense of medical malpractice claims, FELA claims, third party negligence suits, and claims against trucking companies. Ralph is an effective litigator and trial attorney who has achieved pretrial dismissals of all or parts of several cases which has effectively limited the scope of the claims against BBLLC's clients. For several years Ralph has been a key member of successful courtroom trial teams.  He recently achieved a no-liability verdict in favor of his trucking company client in a claim pending in Federal Court.  The Plaintiffs were passengers in a vehicle involved in a collision with a tractor trailer owned and operated by one of BBLLC's clients.  Ralph has also successfully represented clients in cases on appeal.

Ralph stands out among the several members of the firm known for their keen senses of humor and irony.  Ralph utilizes both as very effective court room tools with judges, juries and opposing counsel.

Away from the office, Ralph likes to spend time with his family. He is a karate black belt, a triathlete and a mountain biking enthusiast. Ralph has taught children's karate classes at his local YMCA for several years. Ralph, his wife and their family live in St. Louis County, Missouri.

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Areas of Practice

  • Trucking Defense
  • Railroad Defense
  • Toxic Tort Defense
  • Construction Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation and Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Nebraska


  • St. Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • Juris Doctorate
  • Lindenwood University, St. Charles, Missouri
    • Bachelor of Arts

Professional Associates and Memberships

  • The Missouri Bar Association
  • The Illinois Bar Association
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel