165 North Meramec Ave. 
Suite 310                    
Clayton, MO 63105
TEL: 314-725-1118
FAX: 314-725-1026

Robert Linhares, Shareholder

I have been representing individuals and businesses in a broad range of legal matters since 1988. Some examples of the types of matters that I have successfully handled over the years include: 

Civil and Commercial Litigation:  
Representing individuals and business in lawsuits involving collection on past due accounts and breach of contract disputes; suits involving construction disputes including mechanic’s liens and performance related issues; Suits involving property damage and personal injury; suits involving a Will or Trust Contest. 

Estate Planning: 
Assisting clients in determining what their estate planning goals are and drafting the appropriate legal documents that are tailored to their specific needs. I also can assist with elder care estate planning issues involving Medicare and Medicaid. The types of estate planning documents most frequently prepared include Last Will & Testament, Revocable Living Trust, General Durable Power of Attorney for Financial and Health Care Decisions, Health Care Declaration, Beneficary Deed. 

Representing clients in matters involving probate estates. This includes representing the personal representative or executor of a Last Will & Testament in the probate administration process, representing individuals in the probate administration process where there was no Last Will & Testament. 

Real Estate: 
Representing individual and corporate clients in the sale and purchase of real estate and drafting real estate contracts and deeds. Representing individual and corporate clients in Landlord /Tenant disputes. Negotiating and drafting commercial leases. 

Representing corporations in drafting, negotiating and interpreting contracts, drafting documents relating to the creation of a new business such as Articles of Incorporation, By-laws, and Operating Agreements for LLC’s. Representing clients in the purchase or sale of a business. Drafting Shareholder Agreements. 

Representing corporations and individuals in contractual disputes involving covenants not to compete, non-solicitation agreements, trade secrets and confidential information. Drafting non compete agreements. Representing clients in suits involving employment law issues such as termination, discrimination and whistleblower claims. 

Rockhurt University, B.S.B.A. 1982; University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1988.  

Missouri Bar Association 
Illinois Bar Association  
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis 

Missouri Bar, since 1988. 
Illinois Bar, since 1989.