The Edwards' Law Offices 

The Edwards' Law Offices      

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ABOUT OUR ATTORNEY

When making important decisions about your assets, healthcare, and family, you need a lawyer who will commit to getting to know you and understanding your unique needs. Attorney Benjamin F. Edwards will do just that whether you need a will, living trust, power of attorney, 3rd Party Special Needs Trust, beneficiary deed or other estate planning tool. His legal services combines convenience and affordability with professional legal advice and individually drafted documents to meet your unique needs.  Additionally, he offers fixed fee packages that include all of the documents which the vast majority of individuals need to protect their estates (assets and loved ones) and themselves.

Education: Washington University School of Law (St. Louis, MO), Juris Doctorate Degree; St. Louis University, Bachelor of Arts Degree


LicensedState and Federal Courts (Illinois & Missouri)


Legal Experience Includes:  40 plus years, Principal at The Edwards' Law Offices, Church Judge, Illinois Assistant Attorney General, Illinois Special Assistant Attorney General, NAACP Legal Redress Chairman and Legal Advisor, Municipal Corporation Counsel, Township Attorney, Village Attorney, Fire and Police Board Attorney, Special City Prosecutor, School Board Attorney, Church Attorney, and College Instructor


Community and Church Activities Include: Church Officer, Church School Teacher, Land of Lincoln Legal Service, Inc. Bd. of Directors, Chairman of  Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Character & Fitness for the Fifth Appellate District, 


Bar Association Memberships and Activities Include: Member and Former President of the Metro-East Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, Former Chairman of  Illinois State Bar Association Committee on Minorities and Women