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Edwardsville-based attorney gets nod as ‘Emerging Lawyer’


From Illinois Business Journal news services

EDWARDSVILLE – Troy Walton, of the law firm Schoen Walton Telken & Foster, has been selected as an “Emerging Lawyer” by top lawyers in the state of Illinois.

walton troyWalton was recognized in the October 2015 Top Settlements issue of Chicago Lawyer magazine and was the only plaintiff’s personal injury attorney in Edwardsville or Madison County to receive the distinction.

The “Emerging Lawyers” designation is limited to the top 2 percent of lawyers 40 years old or under who have been recognized by their peers as a top lawyer in their field.

A graduate of the University of Illinois and the St Louis University School of Law, Walton received his law degree in 2000. He has successfully settled several multi-million-dollar cases on behalf of clients, many in Madison County.

Walton formed Schoen Walton Telken & Foster, LLC, of Edwardsville in 2009. He resides in Glen Carbon with his wife and two daughters.

The firm is headquartered in Edwardsville and maintains offices in Belleville and St. Louis.


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