Jagadeesh B. Mandava

Jagadeesh B. Mandava is a partner of the law firm of Hammond and Shinners, P.C. He specializes in the areas of worker’s compensation, estate planning and probate. Before joining the firm in 2003, he served as Assistant Attorney General and Deputy Unit Chief for the Missouri Attorney General’s Office.  He also previously served as a Law Clerk for Monsanto and the Department of Veterans Affairs.  Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Mandava worked in both business and academic settings.  His research was published in Biochemistry and Cell Biology. In addition to his practice, Mr. Mandava teaches seminars for various organizations, including the National Business Institute, the Division of Workers’ Compensation, Kids’ Chance of Missouri, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Missouri Bar Association and union clients. Mr. Mandava is also an active volunteer with the Rockwood School District and Saint Louis University. 


Mr. Mandava received his B.S. degree in Biology and B.A. degree in Psychology, in 1996 from St. Louis University. He completed his J.D. degree in 2000, also from St. Louis University.


Mr. Mandava is admitted to the Missouri (2000) and Illinois (2003) Bars.


Mr. Mandava is also a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL), the Missouri Bar, the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA) and Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG).