Troy E. Walton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Edwardsville, IL

Walton Telken Foster, LLC
 | 241 N. Main St., Edwardsville, IL 62025
Phone: 618-307-9880
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Troy E. Walton is a member of the Walton Telken Foster, LLC, law firm, which has offices in Edwardsville, Illinois, and Kirkwood, Missouri. A highly rated trial attorney, Mr. Walton devotes his time and resources to advocating on behalf of those who suffered an injury or loss caused by another party's negligence or wrongdoing.

Handling all types of serious personal injury and wrongful death claims, Mr. Walton represents clients adversely affected by motor vehicle accidents, defective products, medical malpractice, toxic exposures and other similar claims. He also focuses a large portion of his practice on handling consumer class action cases.

Regarded as one of the premiere personal injury attorneys in the country, Mr. Walton works hard to secure the maximum amount of compensation and benefits possible for those he serves. Through his efforts, he has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and awards on behalf of his clients, earning his membership into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. In addition, the National Trial Lawyer Association named him as one of the nation's Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

A 1997 graduate of the University of Illinois, Mr. Walton attended St. Louis University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2000. That same year, The Missouri Bar admitted him to practice, as did the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri. In 2001, he received his license to practice from the Illinois State Bar Association, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Central Districts of Illinois.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Walton is a member of several local, region and national bar associations, and he currently serves on the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Board of Managers. Highly knowledgeable about the law, he conducts lectures and seminars across the country on topics related to personal injury litigation, effective civil trial tactics and other related subjects.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Class Action/Mass Torts (20%): Asbestos, Toxic Torts

Personal Injury - Products (20%)

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Class Action/Mass Torts: Asbestos, Toxic Torts

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018

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About Troy Walton

Admitted: 2001, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://waltontelken.com/troy-walton/

Honors and Awards:

  • Leading Lawyer, 2017
  • Super Lawyer, 2017
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Civil Trial Lawyers in Illinois, 2017
  • Delta Chi Fraternity
  • Leading Lawyers-Emerging Lawyer, 2015-2016
  • AV Preeminent Rating Martindale Hubbell, 2015-17
  • Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2006 – Present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • The Bar Association of Central & Southern Federal Districts of Illinois
  • St. Clair County, Illinois Bar Association, 2001
  • Madison County, Illinois Bar Association, 2001
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Managers, 2006 – Present
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2001
  • Lawyers Association of St. Louis
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 2001
  • American Association for Justice, 2001
  • American Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2002
  • Missouri, 2000
  • Illinois, 2001

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Winning Your First Civil Trial, National Business Institute, 2008
  • Building Your Civil Trial Skills, National Business Institute, 2007
  • Plaintiff’s Personal Injury: Practice Tips and Application, National Business Institute, 2007
  • St. Louis-Warsaw Transatlantic Law Journal, Senior Editor, 1999 – 2000

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • McDaniel v. Natl. Union Fire Ins. Co., Mo LawWkly (22nd Judicial Circuit St. Louis, MO 2005)
  • Doe v. Major Clothing Mfg., et al., Mo.LawWkly (22nd Judicial Circuit, St. Louis, MO.)
  • Rutz v. Norcold, Inc. and Jayco, Inc., Newspaper: Belleville News-Democrat (So. Dist. IL. 2006)

Educational Background:

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, B.A., Dean’s List, 1997
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Office Location for Troy E. Walton

241 N. Main St.
Edwardsville, IL 62025

Phone: 618-307-9880

 

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Last Updated: 9/29/2017

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