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Attorney Gary V. Cover – Specializing in Personal Injury & Government & Bankruptcy Law

Gary Cover Missouri Attorney
Missouri Attorney Gary V. Cover

Gary has been in private practice since 1980. During his tenure, he has represented innumerable clients in personal injury litigation, with an emphasis on automobile and truck crash litigation.

Gary has obtained settlement and verdicts in personal injury litigation totaling millions of dollars. Gary is a strong advocate for his clients and is compassionate with his clients’ needs during the pendency of their lawsuits.

Also Specializing in Governmental & Bankruptcy Law
In addition to personal injury litigation & bankruptcy, Gary focuses his practice on Municipal Government law. During his career, Gary has served as City Attorney for several communities, including Clinton, Warsaw, Cole Camp, Deepwater, Montrose and Urich. Gary is a past president of the Missouri Municipal Attorneys Association. Gary is currently the Municipal Judge of the City of Clinton.

Gary’s practice also has an emphasis on representing businesses in commercial litigation and bankruptcy. Gary’s clients include banks, real estate developments, hotels and privately owned water and wastewater systems. Gary has represented both businesses and individuals in seeking bankruptcy protection.

Attorney Gary V. Cover – Educational Background
Gary V. Cover graduated from the University of Kansas in 1976 with a B.S. in Business Administration and obtained a Master’s Degree in Business with an emphasis in Personnel & Labor Relations in 1977.He graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 1980 with a Juris Doctorate Degree.

Mr. Cover then graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 1980 with a Juris Doctorate Degree.

Attorney Wesley D. Hilton – Specializing in Personal Injury, Child Custody & Divorce

Wes Hilton Missouri Attorney
Missouri Attorney Wesley D. Hilton

As a partner at Cover & Hilton Law, LLC, Wesley D. Hilton aggressively represents his clients in Clinton, Missouri, in the surrounding counties, and throughout the state of Missouri.

Wes obtained his bachelor’s degree from Missouri Southern State University, graduating with honors in criminal justice. Upon graduation, he attended law school at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor.

Wes is licensed to practice in the State of Missouri. Since completing law school, he has been admitted to litigate cases before the Circuit Courts of Missouri, the Missouri Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Missouri. Wes is also licensed to practice law before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri.

Specializing in Personal Injury, Litigation & Family Law
Wes dedicates his law practice primarily to the areas of personal injury and medical malpractice while also accepting cases in the areas of family law and criminal defense. He focuses 100 percent of his practice on litigation.

Wes has a strong family law practice and he has considerable experience assisting clients in divorce, paternity establishment, child custody and visitation, adoptions, and juvenile law.

Wesley’s Missouri Legal Experience
Prior to forming Cover & Hilton Law, LLC, along with his partner, Wes was a partner at a firm in Kansas City, Missouri, where he litigated on behalf of a large number of clients in the areas of personal injury and medical malpractice throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Wes is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys as well as the Missouri Bar Association. He devotes 60 percent of his practice to personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including wrongful death matters. Mr. Hilton focuses the remaining 40 percent of his practice on helping people with family law matters and on the vigorous representation of people who have been accused of a crime.

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