Carson Menges


Belleville, IL

Carson is an experienced trial attorney with over 18 years of experience representing clients in asbestos injury, personal injury, auto accident and premises liability cases.Born and raised in Belleville, Illinois in Saint Clair County, Carson has been practicing in Saint Clair County, Madison County, Saint Louis, Missouri and the surrounding areas for over 18 years and is intimately familiar with the practice of law in those jurisdictions.

He is often hired by national law firms from around the country to help navigate the intricacies of the practice of law in Southern Illinois and Missouri. Prior to opening Menges Law Firm, Carson worked on both the defense and plaintiffside of litigation, giving him unmatched insight into strategies and styles on both sides of litigation. He became a personal injury and asbestos attorney after learning of the atrocities of many companies who exposed individuals to asbestos or other harms out of concern for their bottom line as opposed to the health and welfare of their employees and customers. In 2016, Carson opened his own law firm in order to better serve his clients and focus more time on his individual clients’ needs. Carson takes the time to get to know each and every client of Menges Law Firm. He has a hands-on approach that few other firms offer. Each client has different goals and expectations and Menges Law Firm offers personalized service that matches no other. Carson has been continually recognized by others as an excellent attorney. He has been selected as a Super Lawyer and as a Top 100 Civil Litigator by the National Trial Lawyers Organization. With significant experience, dedication, and compassion,Carson has secured millions of dollars for his clients through settlements and verdicts.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2005
  • Missouri, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 2009


  • University of Missouri School of Law
    • J.D. – 2005
  • University of Missouri
    • B.S. – 2002
    • Major: Economics

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • National Trial Lawyer Top 100
  • American Bar Association Award of Excellence
  • National Dean’s List

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Saint Clair County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association