Franke, Schultz & Mullen, PC | Darynne O'Neal
Kansas City - Springfield - St. Louis - Overland Park
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Darynne  L. O'Neal


Construction Litigation
Employment Litigation
Insurance Coverage, Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability Litigation
Insurance Defense Litigation
Medical Malpractice
Trucking & Automobile Litigation
Premises Liability
Products Liability


  • University of Missouri Columbia, J.D.
  • Missouri State University, B.S. Psychology, Summa Cum Laude


  • Missouri
  • Western District of Missouri

Professional Affiliations

  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
Darynne L. O'Neal
Of Counsel
Tel: (417) 863-0040
Fax: (417) 863-6286
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Darynne L. O’Neal was born in Springfield, Missouri. She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology, Summa Cum Laude, from Missouri State University in 1999. In 2002, she received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri Columbia. While in law school, Darynne served as a note and comment editor for the Journal of Dispute Resolution, where she was also published.
Darynne is licensed to practice law in Missouri and in the United States District Court, Western District of Missouri. Darynne has practiced in Springfield, Missouri since 2002, following her graduation from law school.
Darynne’s practice focuses on a wide variety of defense work. Darynne has defended individual healthcare providers, physicians, nurses, medical clinics, and hospitals in medical malpractice cases, premises liability, contractual disputes, and employment matters. She has defended insurance companies, municipalities and individuals in a variety of circumstances including construction disputes, premises liability, products liability, and motor vehicle accidents. She is a member of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, the Missouri Bar, and the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers. She is a previous member of the Southeast Rotary Club of Springfield, Missouri and is a Paul Harris Fellow. She has also served on the Board of the Marshfield Optimist Club.
Darynne lives in Marshfield, Missouri with her son. She enjoys watching her son grow academically and loves being active in all his endeavors, which include a number of different sports and spending time outdoors.