Welcome to the Law Office of Edward A. Gilkerson
Ed is originally from Quincy, Illinois and came to Saint Louis in 1988. He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from Quincy University and graduated from Drake University Law School in 1988. Admitted to practice law in the states of Missouri, Illinois and Kansas, Ed has appeared and tried cases in both state and federal courts as well as in administrative law venues. As an experienced Mediator, he has represented clients in Mediation and Arbitration hearings.
After graduating from law school, Ed worked and gained valuable experience at a large St. Louis law firm. He worked with and was trained by a number of well respected attorneys. He brought this big firm experience to his practice. Over 19 years ago he formed his own practice.
Ed enjoys working with and getting to know his clients. He understands that his clients are under stress and that he is involved in helping them in their life changing situations. He is available to his clients through personal meetings, telephone and email.
Ed is rated “A V”, the highest possible rating for legal ability, professional reliability and faithful adherence to the ethics of the legal profession, by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
On a personal note, Ed and his wife have four children and he is active in their schools, the community and civil and charitable organizations.