Missouri & Illinois 314-621-3434
Buckley & Buckley, LLC Civil Trial Lawyers
Personal Injury Defense and Insurance Coverage

Stephen M. Buckley

Stephen M. Buckley

Partner
Location:
Saint Louis, Missouri
Phone:
314-621-3434
Fax:
314-621-3485
Email:

Steve Buckley specializes in the trial of civil lawsuits and has tried numerous high exposure cases to jury verdict.  He has represented Class I Railroads and Shortline Railroads in Federal Employers’ Liability Act, Trespasser, Crossing Accident, and Third-Party Liability lawsuits for over 25 years.

Steve has worked as a trial attorney & Assistant General Solicitor for a Class I Railroad, handling multiple facets of railroad litigation.  Steve has been named a Top Rated Civil Litigation attorney by Super Lawyers.  He has also been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America for his work in Railroad Law.

He is a member of the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel and served as a Board Member of the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers from 2007-2013.

Steve has also served as an Adjunct Professor of Law for Trial Advocacy II at St. Louis University School of Law from 1989 to 1991.

Areas of Practice

  • Railroad Liability, including FELA litigation and premises liability
  • Construction Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Exposure Cases, including asbestos and benzene exposure
  • Wrongful Discharge Claims
  • Automobile Liability
  • Libel & Slander Claims

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1986
  • Missouri, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St Louis, Missouri
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1985
  • Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Missouri
    • A.B. - 1982
    • Honors: With Honors, Certificate of Business Administration

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America – Railroad Law
  • Super Lawyers – Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers, Former Board Member, 2007 - 2013

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