Walton Telken Foster attorneys Troy E. Walton, Stephen J. Telken and Ronald J. Foster Jr. were recognized as Leading Lawyers in Leading Lawyers Magazine. Micah Summers was named an Emerging Lawyer, an honor given to attorneys age 40 or younger.
EDWARDSVILLE — The law firm of Walton Telken Foster announces each of its attorneys has been recognized by their peers as leading lawyers in personal injury litigation.
“We are proud to learn that our peers have selected us as leading and emerging lawyers,” partner Troy E. Walton said. “I believe we are the only personal injury firm in Madison County in which all attorneys in the firm have received this honor.”
The distinction of being a Leading Lawyer has been earned by fewer than 5 percent of lawyers licensed in Illinois. Receiving this recognition are Troy E. Walton, Stephen J. Telken and Ronald J. Foster Jr.
Micah Summers has been named an Emerging Lawyer. This distinction has been earned by fewer than 2 percent of lawyers licensed in Illinois. It is an honor given to attorneys age 40 or younger.
“Congratulations on selection by your peers,” said Scott Anderson, publisher and director of Leading Lawyers Magazine.
The recipients will appear in upcoming editions of the Illinois Business Journal, Emerging Lawyers Magazine and Leading Lawyers Magazine and were recently featured in the Belleville News-Democrat.
This summer, injury attorney Ronald J. Foster Jr. recovered more than $500,000 in workers’ compensation benefits for two men seriously injured in a Missouri mining accident. They were hurt in a 25-foot fall at Doe Run Brushy Creek lead mine in Reynolds County, Mo.
Also this year, attorneys Troy E. Walton and Stephen J. Telken recovered more than $1 million from a South Carolina-based trucking company and J. B. Hunt Transport Inc. for a Staunton, Ill., resident severely injured in a tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 270 near Edwardsville.