Charlie Sticklen has over thirty years of experience handling personal injury cases. In that time, he has secured over $150,000,000 for injured persons throughout Missouri. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri and attended the University of Florida, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology in 1988. He earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the School of Law at the University of Missouri in 1991. His law practice is focused primarily in personal injury law, including automobile accidents, trucking accidents, products liability, and premises liability.
Charlie is licensed as an attorney in the states of Missouri (since 1991) and Kansas (since 1992). He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Missouri Bar Association (since 1991), Kansas Bar Association (since 1992), the Boone County Bar Association, the Jasper County Bar Association, and the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys.
While at the University of Florida, Charlie was an active member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity and served in several leadership positions as a member of the fraternity. He also enjoyed participating in intramural sports and volunteering at Gainesville’s Ronald McDonald House. During law school at the University of Missouri, Charlie continued his passion for intramural sports by creating the law school intramural team, The Big Subpoenas. He was also a member of the Board of Advocates, Phi Alpha Delta professional fraternity, and the Moot Court Team. Charlie has served as a guest lecturer in the University of Missouri School of Law’s Advanced Torts and Advanced Arbitration classes as well as in Mizzou’s undergraduate pre-law honors program classes.
Sarah Sticklen-McDonnell joined the legal team at Sticklen & Sticklen in the summer of 2019, after spending a year at the law firm, Stolzenberg, Gelles, Flynn & Arango in Miami, FL.
A native of Joplin, MO, Sarah graduated from Joplin High School on May 22, 2011. She then attended the University of Chicago, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Human Development in 2015. While at UChicago, Sarah was named to the university’s Dean’s List, played varsity softball, and was a member of Delta Gamma sorority, where she served on the sorority’s Executive Board as Director of Social Events.
Sarah continued her academic studies at the University of Missouri’s School of Law in Columbia, MO, earning her Juris Doctorate in 2018. Sarah was named to the law school’s Dean’s List, participated in the Mediation Clinic, and was an active member of the Women’s Law Association, serving as chair of the Association’s Charity Auction her second year of law school and then as WLA President her third year.
Sarah is also an accomplished writer. Her work in the Joplin Globe’s “Forever Bound” project, which chronicles the aftermath of the Joplin tornado and its effects on the 2011 graduates of Joplin High School, received an Eppy award as well as a Pulitzer Prize nomination. A staunch supporter of women’s rights, Sarah’s work has also been featured in Julie Joplin magazine, an online magazine that focuses on bringing to light issues that affect women and minorities.
Sarah is a member of the American Bar Association, the Missouri Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, the Boone County Bar Association, the Jasper County Bar Association, and the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA).
Sarah resides in Columbia, MO, and is accepting new clients in all areas of Personal Injury Law – including car/automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, eighteen-wheeler accidents, premises liability, dog/animal bites and attacks, boating accidents, product liability, wrongful death, workers’ compensation, and nursing home neglect.