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Robert Goldson graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 1994, and began trying cases to juries in first year out of law school. He has practiced for the past 15 years as a trial lawyer in St. Louis and the surrounding area. He has tried more than 20 cases to verdict and has several million dollar or more settlements in over the course of his career. He has taken more than 6 total disability cases in the Division of Workers Compensation to trial and won each case that went to a final award. Recently he has won a 2 million dollar judgment for the family of woman in a wrongful death case. Robert established his own law office in Webster Groves over ten years ago after working for two large firms in St. Louis defending hospitals and large companies in medical practice, products liability and trucking accident cases.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 30%
    21 years, 300 cases
  2. Workers Compensation: 30%
    22 years, 300 cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 30%
    22 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Litigation: 10%
    21 years, 100 cases


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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Robert. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Eric H. Bronner

    Rob Goldson is the rare attorney whose heart matches his intellect. Rob fights vigorously on behalf of all of his clients, and he handles all of his legal matters with integrity, intelligence and a firm commitment to fairness. It is without reservation that I most strongly endorse this excellent lawyer.


    Eric Bronner Real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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MOGood Standing, Active199401/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderThe Goldson Law Firm2000 - Present
AssociateSandberg Phoenix & von Gontard2007 - 2010
Assistant Public DefenderPublic Defender's Office1994 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Missouri BarMember1994 - Present
Trial Attorneys of AmericaMember2000 - 2008
Missouri Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1994 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Uninsured Driver Recovery$1,000,000 settlement
$2,000,000 Wrongful Death Judgment$2,000,000 verdict and judgment
Verdict against Insurance Company$236,000 verdict and judgment
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Tulane UniversityEconomicsBA1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Bar Conference 2000-2003Ethics in Advertising2001