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St. Louis, MO


Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos
  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Tort


  • University of Missouri School of Law, J.D., 2012
  • University of Missouri-St. Louis, B.S. in Criminology & Criminal Justice, 2000


  • Missouri

Practice Description

Karma Q. Edwards focuses her practice on complex litigation matters, including toxic torts and product liability.

Prior to joining HeplerBroom, Ms. Edwards served as an Assistant Public Defender in the City of St. Louis, where she tried bench and jury trial cases in state court. She has experience handling all phases of the litigation process, including motion practice, discovery, and trial preparation.

Bar/Professional Associations

  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • The Missouri Bar
    • Dispute Resolution Neutral
    • Leadership Academy (2015)
  • The Mound City Bar Association
    • Keys to Success Pipeline Program
  • Just the Beginning Foundation
    • Team Leader, Summer Legal Institute

Law School Honors/Involvement

  • Black Law Students Association
    • President (2010-2011)
  • Dean's List
  • CALI award for Law Practice Management & Technology
  • Chancellor’s Diversity Leadership Scholar

Legal Lectures & Presentations

  • Council on Legal Education Opportunity, panelist, The American Bar Association