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

Eugene K. Buckley

Eugene K. Buckley

Of Counsel
Saint Louis, Missouri

Gene Buckley is of counsel to the firm and brings with him the experience of over forty-five years of active trial practice. He has served as a mediator in civil cases pending in the state and federal courts.

Gene is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and was listed in The Best Lawyers in America from 1987 through 1998. He was member of the Missouri Supreme Court Ad Hoc committee to study the revision of Rule 74 relating to judgments (1986 - 1987) and a member of the Missouri Supreme Court Ad Hoc committee to study Rule 4-1.8 of the Rules of Professional Conduct (1997 - 1998). He was the Co-Chair of the Federal Practice Committee for the Eastern District of Missouri (1983 - 1992) and the Chair of the Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group for the Eastern District of Missouri (1991 - 1995). He served a member of the 22nd Circuit Judicial Commission from 1970 -1975.

Gene has lectured extensively on trial practice, appellate practice and civil procedure. He is a co-author of Missouri Evidentiary Foundations, O'Brien, Hamilton, Buckley & Imwinkelried.


Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1952
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1964
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1954
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1956


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1952
    • Law Review: St. Louis University Law Journal, Editorial Board
  • St Louis University, St Louis, Missouri
    • A.B. - 1952
    • Honors: Alpha Sigma Nu

Published Works

  • Co-author of Missouri Evidentiary Foundations, O’Brien, Hamilton, Buckley & Imwinkelried

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • St. Louis Lawyers Association Award of Merit, 1989
  • St. Louis County Bar Association Distinguished Service Award, 1995
  • Missouri Bar Foundation Purcell Professionalism Award, 1996
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 1987 - 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Missouri Bar, Member
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member, Chairman, Trial Section, 1979 - 1980
  • Lawyers Association of St. Louis, Member

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