Attorney Eric J. Carlson is a partner with the Byron Carlson Petri & Kalb, LLC, law firm, which has offices in Edwardsville, Illinois, and St. Louis, Missouri. At the firm, Mr. Carlson focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury law. Licensed to practice in Illinois and Missouri, Mr. Carlson serves clients throughout both states who need help securing their rightful compensation and benefits following an injury or loss caused by another party\'s negligence or wrongdoing.
A 1992 cum laude graduate of the University of Illinois, Mr. Carlson attended the Southern Illinois University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, in 1995. That same year, the Illinois State Bar Association admitted him to practice, and The Missouri Bar admitted him in 1996. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Central Districts of Illinois, the Eastern District of Missouri and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th, 7th and 8th Circuits.
A long-time resident of the Edwardsville/Glen-Carbon area, Mr. Carlson genuinely cares about the legal issues that affect the citizens of his community. As a personal injury attorney, he uses his extensive knowledge and experience to advocate on behalf of the rights and entitlements of innocent accident victims and injured workers. Through his efforts, he has recovered substantial settlements and awards for those he serves, including many in excess of a million dollars.
Fully committed to his practice, he is actively involved with many professional legal organizations, including the American Bar Association. He has held several leadership positions for the Madison County Bar Association and currently serves as the organization\'s president. He is also heavily involved with the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, having served on that association\'s board of advocates and executive committee.