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Buckley & Buckley, LLC Civil Trial Lawyers
Personal Injury Defense and Insurance Coverage

Martin J. Buckley

Martin J. Buckley

Saint Louis, Missouri

Martin Buckley specializes in the trial of civil lawsuits and has tried over 100 jury cases to verdict.

Martin was awarded the Lon O. Hocker Memorial Trial Lawyer Award in 1998 in recognition of his outstanding skills in the art of trial advocacy.  He has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America in three practice areas:  Insurance, Insurance – Litigation and Personal Injury – Defense.

He is a member of the Defense Research Institute and the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers. He is a Past President of MODL and served on its Board of Directors from 2000 - 2009.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Restaurant and Food Supplier Litigation
  • Retailer Litigation
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Product Liability
  • Employment Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1987
  • Illinois, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2016


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. cum laude - 1987
  • St Louis University, St Louis, Missouri
    • A.B. summa cum laude - 1984
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, 1983

Honors and Awards

  • Lon O. Hocker Award, 1998 - Present
  • Best Lawyers in America in Insurance, Insurance – Litigation and Personal Injury – Defense
  • Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member
  • Missouri Bar, Member
  • Defense Research Institute
  • The Lawyers Association
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers, Past President

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