Troy E. Walton

Top rated personal injury attorney in Edwardsville, Illinois

Walton Telken, LLC
Troy E. Walton
Walton Telken, LLC

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Class action & mass torts, Products liability; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 2001

Education: Saint Louis University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023

Walton Telken, LLC

241 N. Main St.
Edwardsville, IL 62025 Visit website


Troy E. Walton is an attorney with Walton Telken, LLC, law firm, which has law offices in Edwardsville, Illinois, and St. Louis and Kirkwood, Missouri. A top-rated and award-winning lawyer with more than 20 years of total legal experience, Mr. Walton provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout Madison and St. Clair counties in Illinois as well as in St. Louis and across Southern Illinois and Missouri who have suffered a serious injury or lost a loved one as the result of someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Walton has achieved remarkable success advocating on behalf of individuals and families adversely affected by motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, defective products and other preventable tragedies. He has also handled a number of toxic torts and class actions on behalf of consumers across the country, and he has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients.

In recognition for his success, Mr. Walton has earned a membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and he has received many top rankings and endorsements from his peers. He has also received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1997 graduate of the University of Illinois, Urbana, Mr. Walton attended Saint Louis University School of Law, where he served as senior editor of the St. Louis-Warsaw Transatlantic Law Journal. He obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2000, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of Illinois as well as the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri.

Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Walton serves on the board of managers of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and he is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, the Madison and St. Clair County Bar Associations, The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, and the American Association for Justice, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Class action/mass torts: plaintiff, Personal injury - products: plaintiff, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff

Focus areas

Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Construction accident, Brain injury, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff, Asbestos, Toxic torts, Medical malpractice, Birth injury

  • 50% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 20% Class action/mass torts: plaintiff
  • 20% Personal injury - products: plaintiff
  • 10% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2000, Missouri

Professional Webpage:

  • 2006 - Present, The Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Super Lawyer, 2017
  • Leading Lawyers-Emerging Lawyer, 2015-2016
  • Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Leading Lawyer, 2017
  • Delta Chi Fraternity
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Civil Trial Lawyers in Illinois, 2017
  • AV Preeminent Rating Martindale Hubbell, 2015-17
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • The Bar Association of Central & Southern Federal Districts of Illinois
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2001
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2002
  • St. Clair County, Illinois Bar Association, 2001
  • American Association for Justice, 2001
  • Lawyers Association of St. Louis
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2001
  • Madison County, Illinois Bar Association, 2001
  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Managers, 2006 – Present
  • The Missouri Bar
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 2001
  • Missouri, 2000
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Winning Your First Civil Trial, National Business Institute, 2008
  • Plaintiff’s Personal Injury: Practice Tips and Application, National Business Institute, 2007
  • Building Your Civil Trial Skills, National Business Institute, 2007
  • St. Louis-Warsaw Transatlantic Law Journal, Senior Editor, 1999 - 2000
Educational Background:
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, B.A., Dean’s List, 1997
  • $1 Million policy limits settlement for driver injured in collision with tractor-trailer., 2022
  • Clanton v. US (collected 100% of $29.6 Million judgment following second appeal by US Government to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals), 2022
  • $3.7 Million settlement (following entry of summary judgment) on behalf of air ambulance flight nurses and crew members for violation of IL minimum wage law , 2021
  • Clanton v. US (US Ct. of Appeals, 7th Circuit, 18-3060) ($29.6M medical malpractice damage award judgment), 2019
  • Gibson v. PE3140, LLC (22nd Judicial Circuit, St. Louis, MO.) ($1M policy limits settlement for shooting at a gas station), 2019
  • Rutz v. Norcold, Inc. and Jayco, Inc., (US Dist Ct. So. Dist of IL)($7M wrongful death/personal injury product liability settlement) 

Office location for Troy E. Walton

241 N. Main St.
Edwardsville, IL 62025

Phone: 618-352-1344


7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023

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