Attorney Profile

Experienced Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Attorney

Rob Curran is an experienced trial attorney. He has received personal instruction from both Gerry Spence and Don Keenan, two of the most famous and accomplished trial lawyers in United States history. Mr. Curran was selected for admission to the intense and world-famous three-week Trial Lawyers College taught by Gerry Spence at his ranch in Wyoming. Rob has also earned Graduate and Master’s degrees from the prestigious Keenan Trial Institute. He’s also received many other recognitions and honors, including being asked to teach other trial lawyers in the Keenan Trial Institute, where he teaches several times each year.

Mr. Curran has repeatedly been selected as a “Super Lawyer”© a designation earned by only the most accomplished attorneys.  He has also earned stellar ratings from various other attorney rating services, such as Martindale-Hubbell and Avvo.

Mr. Curran earned both undergraduate and law degrees from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. upon finishing law school in 1987, he then accomplished the difficult task of taking and passing both the New York and New Jersey bar exams the same week.

At Curran Law Firm in Springfield, Missouri, our strengths include a commitment to very thorough, knowledgeable accident investigation and strong resources for substantiating medical consequences. We are well equipped to handle your auto accident case, pursuing all avenues to prove fault and maximize the compensation you receive.

Mr. Curran provides free consultations and serves clients on a contingency basis — which means you will not owe any attorney’s fee unless we are successful on your behalf. For more details on his background as a lawyer, you can follow the link below to his profile.


Robert D. Curran

Rob Curran graduated Georgetown University in Washington D.C., in 1984 with a Bachelor’s degree and earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C., in 1987. After passing the New York and New Jersey bar exams in July 1987 Rob began practicing law at Olwine, Connelly, Chase, O’Donnell & Weyher, a large Park Avenue law firm in New York City.

In 1990, Rob left New York City to start a litigation law firm Curran & Curran, in partnership with his father, Robert D. Curran, Sr. from 1990 to 2001. During that time, they engaged in all aspects of litigation practice, focusing primarily on personal injury matters. They represented the victims of others negligence as well as representing insurance carriers defending against personal injury claims.

Rob’s experience having been on both sides of the fence gives his clients a significant edge in litigation. This vast experience as a defense attorney means that Rob knows what it’s like to be on the other side, and can anticipate the defenses that the insurance company lawyers will use and the strategies and means that they will employ.

Rob served as a municipal court judge from 1997 to 2000 in a very high-volume municipal court. This experience has given him the additional and highly important edge of seeing things from the judge’s perspective in addition to both the defense attorney’s perspective when preparing and strategizing cases he brings to trial.

In search of a simpler lifestyle, Rob sat for and passed the Missouri Bar in 2001 and moved his young family to Southwest Missouri. During this time,Rob has strengthened his expertise in Personal Injury and Employment/Wage discrimination over the past 2 decades in Missouri through advanced trial education.

Rob is a graduate of the prestigious Gerry Spence Trial Attorney College. This is a month-long intensive designed to teach the methods and techniques of one of the greatest trial attorneys in the United States. This training is available only  to trial attorneys who represent individuals.

As a graduate and  faculty member of the Keenan Trial Institute, Rob educates other attorneys on how to be a successful trial attorney. Too many attorneys settle client cases with insurance companies without ever going to trial. Insurance companies are well-acquainted with which attorneys are intimidated by the prospect of trial, and offer them far less than attorneys who will actually try cases.

Rob Curran has been repeatedly selected as a “Super Lawyer”, an exclusive group of top-rated attorneys chosen after thorough evaluation of numerous criteria through a multiphase process. Only the top five percent of each state’s attorneys across the United States are selected. A Super Lawyer designation is a very meaningful and difficult to obtain honor and  distinction.

Rob has been married for over three decades, and he and his wife Julia are thrilled to have four wonderful children and their first grandchild.