Kevin Wilkins

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in St. Louis, MO

Wilkins Schneller Law
1926 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: 314-597-7285
Fax: 844-272-6236
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%), Transportation/Maritime (40%)
Attorney Profile

Kevin Wilkins is an attorney and the founder of Wilkins Schneller Law, LLC, in St. Louis, Missouri. Mr. Wilkins handles personal injury cases, as well as cases arising under the Federal Employers Liability Act. He represents clients throughout Missouri and Illinois.

Mr. Wilkins has a decade of experience and handles cases involving automobile accidents, railroad injuries, river injuries, trucking accidents, product liability, unsafe drugs, and wrongful death. He spent many years representing corporations at a national personal injury defense firm and uses the knowledge and experience he gained in that position today to help injury victims obtain rightful compensation.

Outside of the office, Mr. Wilkins is active in various professional organizations. He is a member of the Missouri Bar, the Illinois Bar, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice. 

Giving back to his local community, Mr. Wilkins coaches youth sports in East St. Louis and is a mentor for children in the community. He is president of the South Broadway Athletic Club, helping to support youth boxing and wrestling.

Born and raised in Kinmundy, Illinois, Mr. Wilkins graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from McKendree University. He earned his law degree from Saint Louis University School of Law and graduated in the top 10% of his class. He won several academic awards in law school and participated in one of the school’s legal clinics. He holds licenses to practice law in Missouri and Illinois and before federal courts in Missouri, Illinois, Colorado, and Michigan.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40%Transportation/Maritime
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Railroad Accident, Admiralty & Maritime Law

Selections

3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

About Kevin Wilkins

Admitted: 2010, Missouri

Professional Webpage: https://www.midwesttriallawyers.com/kevin-wilkins

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer, Join Hands ESL
  • South Broadway Athletic Club

Honors/Awards

  • Saint Louis University Award for Legal Service
  • Selected as one of the top 30 business leaders in the region under 30 years old., St. Louis Business Journal 30 under 30, https://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/print-edition/2014/07/11/kevin-wilkins-29-founder-and-principal-trial.html, 2014
  • Academic Excellence Award in Products Liability, Saint Louis University School of Law

Educational Background

  • McKendree University, Business Degree in Economics and Finance, Magna Cum Laude
  • South Central High School

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Kansas
  • Indiana
  • Texas
  • California
  • U.S. District Court for Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • The Theodore Macmillan American Inns of Court
  • U.S. District Court for Western District of Michigan
  • The National Trial Lawyers’ Class Action Association
  • AAJ FELA Litigation Group
  • American Association of Justice
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for Northern District of Illinois
  • Illinois
  • Missouri

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Obtained a $1,000,000 policy limits settlement for a client who sustained back injuries in a trucking collision, 2017
  • Obtained a $600,000 settlement for a client who sustained a fractured knee and wrist in a motor vehicle collision., 2018
  • Obtained a $3,500,000 maritime settlement for an engineer who was badly burned on a vessel, 2016
  • Obtained a $750,000 award against the State of Illinois for a client who sustained a back injury after being struck by an Illinois Department of Corrections vehicle., 2017
  • Obtained a $35,000,000 judgment for a barge worker who was catastrophically injured while working on a bridge demolition project on the Ohio River, 2015
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Office Location for Kevin Wilkins

1926 Chouteau Ave
St. Louis, MO 63103

Phone: 314-597-7285

Fax: 844-272-6236

Last Updated: 6/7/2021

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