Charles Armbruster

Armbruster, Dripps, Winterscheidt & Blotevogel, LLC
51 Executive Plaza Ct
Maryville, IL 62062-5838
(618) 208-0320
www.adwblaw.com


Attorney Charles Armbruster devotes his career to fighting for the rights of injured individuals. For almost 25 years, Charles has traveled the country representing injured individuals in 21 different states. He has obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients, including over 15 cases that each resulted in recovery of $1 million or more

Charles was also recognized by Leading Lawyers as one of the top lawyers in Illinois. Membership in this organization is limited to less than five percent of practicing attorneys in a state.

Charles believes strongly in leveraging technology for the benefit of his clients. He is on the cutting edge of courtroom technology, using computers in trial years before most firms ever considered doing so. His courtroom skill and experience are such that other law firms have asked him to serve as lead trial counsel in their cases. Other attorneys and judges have designated him as AV? Preeminent? Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell.

Charles is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. The LCA is an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society. Membership is limited to less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. The purpose of the LCA is to recognize deserving, experienced, and highly qualified lawyers. Fellows are selected and invited into Fellowship after being evaluated on effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation and trial work, along with ethical reputation.

Charles has also been designated as a SuperLawyer for 2019-2020.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Federal Employers' Liability Act (FELA)
Federal Railway Safety Act
Whistleblower claims
Products liability
Medical malpractice
Automobile collisions
Nursing home injuries
Wrongful death

EDUCATION

Charles graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in 1989 and received his JD from Washington University Law School in St. Louis in 1992.

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
Illinois
Missouri
West Virginia
United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas

MEMBERSHIPS

Litigation Counsel of America
American Association for Justice
Illinois State Bar Association
West Virginia State Bar
The Missouri Bar
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum