John L. Wilbers

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in St. Louis, MO

The Wilbers Law Firm, LLC
 | 130 South Bemiston Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63105
Phone: 314-721-3040
Fax: 314-721-3052
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

John L. Wilbers is an attorney and partner at The Wilbers Law Firm LLC, in St. Louis, Missouri. Mr. Wilbers represents individuals who have sustained personal injuries due to car accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, slip and falls, water craft accidents or experienced other catastrophic injuries throughout both Illinois and Missouri. He also handles workers’ compensation matters.

Mr. Wilbers earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Missouri Robert J. Trulaske, Sr., College of Business and obtained a law degree from the University of Missouri School of Law. During law school, he gained legal experience by clerking for the Supreme Court of Missouri. He also served as an instructor for the university’s business college and was chairman of the law school’s honor and ethics committee.

In addition to his university education, Mr. Wilbers received a certificate from Georgetown University’s Bryce Harlow Institute on Business & Government Affairs. He has been admitted to practice law since 2003 and is licensed to practice in Missouri, Illinois and Montana.

Before joining The Wilbers Law Firm LLC, Mr. Wilbers worked for two private firms in St. Louis, litigating claims for railroad workers who were injured on the job. This experience was fundamental in developing his knowledge of the Federal Employers’ Liability Act.

Outside of his law practice, Mr. Wilbers is active in various professional legal organizations. He belongs to the Cole County Bar Association, The Missouri Bar, the State Bar of Montana, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and the American Association for Justice.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2016

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About John Wilbers

Admitted: 2003, Missouri

Professional Webpage: http://www.thewilberslawfirm.com/attorneys/john-wilbers/

Honors/Awards:

  • 10 Best Attorneys - Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2017
  • Million Dollar / Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum - Membership limited to Trial Lawyers who have demonstrated exceptional skill, experience, and excellence in Advocacy by achieving a trial verdict, award, or settlement in the amount of One Million Dollars or more., Million Dollar / Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2018
  • Selected by Missouri Lawyers Weekly as one of the Up and Coming Attorneys in the State of Missouri in 2015., Up and Coming Attorney, Missouri Lawyers Weekly, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys  
  • Member, Illinois Bar Association  
  • Member, Cole County Bar Association  
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, 2016
  • Member, Missouri Bar Association
  • Chairman, Law School Honor and Ethics Committee
  • Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America  
  • Member, Montana Bar Association  

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • St. Louis County Adopt-A-Family Project  (The Wilbers Law Firm, LLC, adopts one of 100 neediest familes in St. Louis County and makes their holiday season brighter through the donation of gifts to said family), 2016
  • Board of Directors, Soulard School, St. Louis, Missouri, 2017
  • Pro Bono Legal Service - Engage in fifty hours of pro bono work each year in service of indigent clients., 2017
  • Community Outreach Center, Hayti, Missouri - Benefactor, 2017

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Instructor, Business Law, University of Missouri Crosby School of Business

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $11,500,000.00 Judgment - James Coleman v. Richard Farney;   $1,050,000.00 Settlement - Gregg Lippert, et al. v. Matthew Lawing;  $1,000,000.00 Settlement - Christian Summers, et al. v. Lunning Trucking Co.;   $1,000,000.00 Settlement - B.S v. (Confidential Settlement);  $750,000.00 Settlement - A.C. v. (Confidential Settlement);   $600,000.00 Settlement - Lillian Sanders v. Arturo Cordero, C.A.W., LLC;   $500,000.00 Settlement - P.T. et al. v. (Confidential Settlement);   $250,000.00 Settlement - Lisa Taca v. James Collier      , 2017

Educational Background:

  • Certificate from the Bryce Harlow Institute of Business and Government Affairs at Georgetown University
  • University of Missouri Crosby School of Business, Masters of Business Administration
Office Location for John L. Wilbers

130 South Bemiston Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63105

Phone: 314-721-3040

Fax: 314-721-3052

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Last Updated: 2/14/2019

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