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“Steven Waterkotte is a great negotiator. He is a straightforward and honest lawyer. He went above and beyond to help me. I was charged with a felony. The prosecutor wanted to give me 5 years probation and all kinds of scary stuff that would have messed up my life. Steve was able to get it to a misdemeanor and a fine. It was more than expected. I was so happy with the outcome of my case and I cannot thank Steve enough. Excellent professional service. Trustworthy and reliable. I highly recommend Steen Waterkotte and his firm to anyone that needs a good defense lawyer.” – V.V.

“Great hardworking criminal defense attorney!!!! Steven Waterkotte has great communication skills, down to earth, well experienced attorney that will fight tooth and nail for his client and clients family!!! After facing murder 2, assault 3, and burglary, my husband is home after being gone for 14 months!!!! Steven believed he was innocent and justice has been done!!!! Steven you rock!!! Thanks again for bringing my husband back home where he belongs!!!!! Our family appreciate you and the firm for everything!!!!! Steven is recommended highly!!!!! If you in a jam call Henderson & Waterkotte!!!!!” – D.W.

“The prosecution for my case was over zealous, charged me unreasonably, and in trial would say anything to win. Mr. Waterkotte always maintained professionalism in my court case. He is fully knowledgeable of how the court system works. Steve Waterkotte stands up honestly for people in a harsh criminal justice system and he gets results. I have used HW three times with outstanding results with the latest being a NOT GUILTY verdict” -D.V.

“I retained Henderson & Waterkotte to represent my son on a robbery charge.  I was at ease throughout the situation even with my son’s life in their hands.  They worked and worked and worked and we ended up winning at the preliminary hearing.  Saved my son’s life. Couldn’t thank them enough.  Excellent law firm.” – R.M.

“We retained H|W to represent our son and they been doing a great job. We have known Mick and Steve for several years and would highly recommend them to represent friends and family alike.” – Jo

“I was pleased with Mr. Waterkotte’s personable manner and reasonable, competitive fee. Most of all, I was thrilled with his negotiation of the best plea bargain possible. The good result made a huge difference in my life. I could not be more pleased with the result.” – Catherine

“Mick did a great job from the first phone call to the time our business was finished. Every time I called or emailed, Mick returned the call promptly. I feel the treatment I received from Mick was EXCELLENT and I would certainly recommend his expertise to anyone with a legal issue within his scope of practice.” – James

“I had the best experience with Henderson & Waterkotte!  Mr Waterkotte was prompt, professional, diligent and very pleasant to work with. I don’t know what I would have done without them. They really worked hard for my family and not only got the best outcome but also gave me lasting peace of mind. I can’t thank them enough and highly recommend this firm.” – Phylicia

“Trustworthy and very reliable law firm.  Mick and Steve always get the job done. I appreciate their hard work and dedication.  Very aggressive, they always do their very best to help you. Best law firm in Missouri.” – Gina

“Steve and Mick are great to work with.  They both are very knowledgeable and professional. I highly recommend them to everyone and anyone. Thank you again for the excellent customer service.” – Nikki

“I have had cause to enlist the services of Steven on a couple occasions now, and he has been highly professional and takes his cases (and client’s needs) very seriously. He did an excellent job with my cases and I would definitely contact Steven in the future should the need arise.” – Charlie

“Henderson & Waterkotte handled our son’s very serious case with professionalism, compassion, and dedication. Their hard work has given our son a second chance in life. They always delivered on what they said to me, and did everything they set out to do. They fought the prosecutors every step of the way. Their work on our son’s case helped turn this family tragedy into an opportunity and saved our son’s future. I would recommend them to anyone looking for a knowledgeable and aggressive law firm.” – Richard

“I just want to thank you again. My son told me this is the first time he had an attorney who really knew his story and went to bat for him.  Thank you for all your hard work.” -Cathie

“Excellent professional service. Both Steve and Mick go above and beyond to make sure their clients are well taken care of. I’ve uses Steve for numerous cases and Mick for a current car accident case. Unlike most attorneys, the communication and dedication they bring is wonderful.  Would definitely recommend!” -A.B.

“Steven Waterkotte is  by far the BEST defense lawyer I came across!  He had helped me with DWI charges.  Not only was he extremely prompt in returning my calls and emails, but he was also able to get the best possible outcome for my case.  It was even better than I was hoping for.  It was my 2nd DWI, but not only did I NOT lose my driving license, but charges were reduced to suspended imposition of sentence (2 years unsupervised probation).  I also didn’t have to do community service, which was the case with my first DWI that Steven didn’t represent me on.  His confidence and professionalism were very reassuring which helped me to get through this very tough period of my life.  I would ABSOLUTELY recommend Steven Waterkotte to anyone who is looking for a great defense lawyer.”  -T.S.

“Mick was an exceptional lawyer and great friend. I felt he did everything within his power to provide a great service that I was in desperate need of. He helped me in all aspects I was required to do and will be forever grateful for the exceptional service he provided. Thank you, Mick, for your help.” – Dylan

“One word to describe Steve’s services…PROFESSIONAL!!! He is by far the best attorney I have had the pleasure of dealing with, he always kept me well informed of my legal options with my case. He is always there for his clients. Two thumbs way up!” – M.P.

“I recently went to trial with Mr. Waterkotte and he won a ‘not guilty’ verdict for me. The alleged offense was completely bogus. The prosecuting attorney came to us twice with two different deals. I refused. Their case was weak but it had to be tried by someone with experience and know how to get the job done. When you are sitting in trial all kinds of thoughts enter your mind, and you’re constantly saying to yourself: oh, ask this question, bring up that point, etc. With Mr. Waterkotte, every time one of those thoughts entered my mind he was already on top of it and driving the point home better than I ever thought it could be. Mr. Waterkotte was sharp as a tack. I will never use another lawyer for anything, he has earned my business for life. If you are looking for a lawyer, I would HIGHLY recommend Mr. Waterkotte. I simply could have not been more happy with his performance. I was amazed. This has been the best experience I have ever had with a lawyer and the legal system, and I owe it to Mr. Waterkotte.” – Matt

“I contacted Steven Waterkotte when I faced some legal issues and it was the best decision I had ever made when dealing with the issues at hand. He was always willing to answer any questions I had, he kept in constant contact with me regarding my case and in the end, my case was handled in a timely and caring matter that it worked out great in my favor. I appreciate all his hard work in helping me and dealing with my case as if it was the only one he had to handle at the time.” – Michelle

“Mr. Henderson was straightforward about my situation. He advised me appropriately and always responded to my calls and questions. His fees were reasonable and he went above and beyond my expectations. He is very direct and honest and doesn’t just tell you what you want to hear.” – John

“I was charged with a ridiculous criminal offense that recently went to trial and my verdict was ‘not guilty.’ Mr. Steven Waterkotte is an outstanding attorney. His professionalism and knowledge of the law is phenomenal. I consider Steven my attorney and will retain his services again if ever needed in the future. I highly recommend him and I am truly grateful and I cannot express this enough. Thank you, thank you, thank you! God Bless!” – Mary

“Steve is an excellent lawyer. He is very helpful and kind and was always willing to spend the extra time with me answering my questions. Facing a felony charge was a frightening experience, but I knew I was in good hands with Steve as my lawyer.” – Amy

“Very professional, very attentive, very honest, available when ever you need him, once you hire him he is in it to win it for your case and above all he took care of all my cases in a timely manner with punctual communication.” – B.M.

“Dealing with Mick during this stressful time has made it a little easier with his straightforward and candid manner. His down-to-earth attitude and his ability to get to the point quickly and honestly made him to easy to communicate with.” – Mark

“I am forever grateful to Mr. Waterkotte for his exceptional service. I was charged with my second DWI and was very scared as to what might happen. He was able to get my charged reduced and my license was not suspended for one day. I would strongly recommend him to anyone charged with a DWI.” – Joe

“Thank you, Mick, for your hard work and expertise.” – Lauren

“Steve was great to work with! I contacted him over a weekend regarding my case and he promptly returned my email. My case was handled (and resolved) promptly and professionally; and I felt I was treated with courtesy and dignity. What could have been a truly awful situation was resolved completely to my satisfaction. I would not hesitate to recommend them.” – Andrea

“Thanks, Steven, for all you have done for us. You are the only lawyer that is always there when we call.” – Stanley

“Mick has proven to be of top quality when it comes taking care of clients. Very knowledgeable and hungry. He has helped myself and multiple people I have referred to him, all of whom have been impressed with his fair cost and elite services. I recommend Mick without a doubt.” – Chris

“From our experience with Steven, he has been more than a lawyer; he is now considered a great new friend of my family. I was worried about my son’s problems and Steven said not to worry because that was his job and he always made me feel at ease. My family has a lot of faith in him. God bless him! He is also very quick to get back to me as soon as possible. I would and will recommend him to anyone who is in need of a criminal defense lawyer.” – Kathy

“Henderson & Waterkotte, P.C. was excellent in handling my case with extreme care, timeliness, and precision. Everything ran very smoothly and they made me feel like I was in good hands throughout the whole process. The outcome of the case was one that exceeded my expectations and I cannot express how grateful I am for Steve and his associates.” – Y.M.

“Attorney Steve has been EXCEPTIONAL!!! He has been SINCERE, GENUINE, HONEST & VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE. He helped us through some of the toughest times that we’ve ever ENDURED & got us the BEST outcome, even better than expected. He is also a WONDERFUL family man & very hands-on & involved with his children (Note: There has been times that we could literally hear his children in the background, but he still took time to tend to our call & even on snow days like today & he had to make arrangements for his children in order to show up & he did), which says A LOT. It also gives him the ability to understand firsthand what it means to LOVE & SUPPORT your children. Thank you Attorney Steve for all of the help you PROVIDED to me, my son & family!!! Also, shout out to Rachael as well. THANK YOU! GREATLY APPRECIATED!!!” – K.W.