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Charles E. Bridges

Family Attorney at Saint Charles, MO

5.0   2 reviews

About Charles

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Attorney Charles E. Bridges has been representing the citizens of St. Charles, Missouri for more than three decades. A native of St. Charles County, lawyer Charles E. Bridges has a lifelong connection and familiarity with the community and courts of St. Charles, County. Whether representing a client who is divorcing, defending someone who has been criminally accused, or referring his clients to qualified attorneys for their personal injury or worker's compensation claims, Bridges Law Firm provides comprehensive, quality legal representation.
Licensed for 46 years
State MO
Status Good Standing, Active
Acquired 1976
Updated 09/21/2022

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Bridges Law Firm
125 North Main
Saint Charles, MO, 63301

Reviews

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Posted by Jessica | February 1, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Lawyer
Charles will work hard on your case and he is extremely honest and fair. His fees are reasonable. He never misses a court date and will keep you up to speed on what to do.
Posted by Amy | January 24, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Divorce (dissolution w/children)
I Hired Charles Bridges to handle my divorce & he did a Great Job. He always answered all of my questions & explained how my case was going & always appeared at each court hearing on time & I have recommend him to friends & family. His fees were reasonable too.

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Principal
  • Bridges Law Firm
  • 2014 - Present
  • Partner
  • Bridges and Seibel
  • 1986 - 2014
  • Instructor
  • St. Mary's College
  • 1983 - 1986
  • Partner
  • Bridges and Nichols
  • 1983 - 1986
  • Associate
  • Hannegan and Knight
  • 1981 - 1983
  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
  • St. Charles Prosecuting Attorney's Office
  • 1977 - 1981
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Education

  • University of Missouri School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1976
  • University of Missouri, St. Louis
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1973

Legal Cases

  • State v Defendant
  • Defendant found not guilty on all charges

Associations

  • Missouri Bar
  • Member
  • 1976 - Present
  • St. Charles County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1976 - Present
  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 1988 - 1992
  • Sheriff Advisory Board
  • Member
  • 1987 - 1990
  • Missouri Law Review
  • Member
  • 1974 - 1976
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • 10 Best in Client Satisfaction
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • 2017
  • 10 Best in Client Satisfaction
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • 2016
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • 10 Best in Client Satisfaction
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • 2015
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • Outstanding Law Enfocement Officer
  • St Charles Jaycees
  • 1981
  • Guy Thompson Award
  • University of Missouri School of Law
  • 1974
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Publications

  • Metropolitan Bar Association of St Louis
  • Distinguishing Between True and False Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse in Divorce Cases
  • 1992
  • Missouri Law Review
  • The Application of Surface Water Rules to Urban Areas
  • 1975
  • Missouri Law Review
  • ABA Code of Professional Responsibilty: An Attorney's Right to Self Defense
  • 1974

Speaking Engagements

  • Gateway to Understanding
  • Child Abuse
  • 1993
  • Missouri Public Defenders Advanced Advocacy Workshop
  • Defending Child Sex Cases
  • 1990
  • Family Law Seminar
  • Distinguishing Between True and False Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse in Divorce Cases
  • 1989

Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (9)
Endorse Charles
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jan 30
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Mr. Bridges is a preeminent lawyer in divorce, child custody, modification. He is also an outstanding criminal defense attorney."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Apr 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Divorce and separation
Bankruptcy and debt
Divorce and separation
Criminal defense
Personal injury
Criminal defense
Criminal defense

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Saint Charles Family Lawyer Charles E. Bridges
Charles E. Bridges
Family Attorney
Saint Charles, MO
Licensed for 46 years
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