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John Kilper represents private and government clients in a variety of civil litigation matters. John's litigation practice encompasses a wide range of state and federal matters in the following areas: financial services litigation, civil rights defense, real estate, commercial litigation, and personal injury/premises liability defense. He is experienced at all stages of litigation, including taking and defending depositions, drafting and arguing dispositive motions, trial preparation, and appellate litigation.

During law school, John served as Note and Comment Editor for the Missouri Law Review and interned in the General Counsel's Office for the Missouri Gaming Commission and the U.S. Army JAG Corps. After graduation, John clerked for the Honorable Kathianne Knaup Crane, Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District. In 2012, John was selected as one of the St. Louis Business Journal's 30 Under 30 Award. From 2016-2021, John has been chosen for the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list for Missouri and Kansas. In 2020, he was selected by St. Louis Small Business Monthly as on the Best Attorneys.

Location

  • 200 North Third Street
    St. Charles, MO 63301

Education

  • Tulane University, 2005
  • University of Missouri, 2008

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2008
  • Illinois, 2015

Affiliations

  • Focus St. Louis, Emerging Leadings Program - Participant
  • Parkway Alumni Association - Past-President
  • Parkway School District Steering Committee - Member
  • Town and Country Symphonic Orchestra - Violinist

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • United States District Court, Western District of Missouri

State Clerkships

  • Missouri - Court of Appeals

Hamilton Weber LLC
Headquarters: St. Charles, Missouri

4 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

1 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America award

Best Law Firms Badge Full Firm Profile

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers, Commercial Litigation LawSt. Louis Business Journal 30 Under 30 Upcoming Young ProfessionalsSuper Lawyers Rising Stars, Missouri and KansasSt. Louis Small Business Monthly, 2020 Best Attorney

Publications

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