Meet John Shikles
John is a genuine and dedicated litigator and trial attorney. He champions and exercises remarkable care for his clients. Whether representing individuals or organizations, John delivers value through excellent customer service and a form of genuine, zealous advocacy that builds trust, respect, and cooperation among all parties.
John has litigated, argued, and tried hundreds of cases in courts all over the state of Missouri. He has been instrumental in negotiating and winning six and seven-figure results in personal injury and insurance disputes in both state and federal court. He also has repeated success defending the private and constitutional rights of his clients.
In 2018, John’s reputation for hard work, innovation, and trust-building brought him into service of the Missouri Governor’s Office. As Policy Counsel, he provided advice and direction in a number of complex legislative and executive policy matters to the Governor’s administration. He represented Missouri around the country to many of the nation’s most influential non-profits, think-tanks, and federal agencies. John also led a multi-agency effort that won over $30 million for programs serving Missouri’s youngest children.
At Carson Coil, John continues his career as a litigator and trial lawyer. He serves clients primarily in insurance, business, and property disputes.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Western District of Missouri