Practice Areas | Litigation

Founded as a litigation firm in 1963, our attorneys carry on our tradition of substantial deposition and courtroom experience, with hands-on training that begins early in every attorney’s career. The litigation department is the largest practice area at Wallace Saunders, with more than half of our attorneys working under the Litigation Practice Area umbrella.

Broad Perspective

Imagine it. A law firm with more partners on the front line working directly on your business.
All with one goal in mind: to help you protect and move your business forward.

Our Approach

Cooperative

We offer a no-nonsense approach to business law and client relationships that reflects our Midwest values. Our collaborative, respectful approach attracts and retains the kind of talent you want on your side - the best and brightest.

Proactive

From the boardroom to the courtroom, we leverage our deep industry knowledge and experience to help you stay ahead of the curve. Our goal is to identify issues upfront to secure the best possible outcome.

News + Events + Alerts

July 1 Brings Change in Kansas Comp Rates

In Missouri, the State Average Weekly Wage used to determine maximum workers’ compensation benefits between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017 is $867.88. This SAWW produces a maximum weekly benefit rate of $911.27 for temporary total/permanent total disability and $477.33 for permanent partial disability. Also, as of July 1, 2016, the mileage allowance for travel expenses is 51 cents per mile.

In Kansas, the maximum rate will be $627.00 for temporary total/permanent total disability and permanent partial disability on injuries occurring July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.

Whether it’s Kansas or Missouri, we have one of the largest and most experienced groups of full-time workers’ comp defense attorneys in the Midwest. A member of the firm’s Workers’ Compensation group is standing by to answer your questions today.

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Transportation + Employment + Product Liability Practice Groups Expand

Sparked by recent business trends, we’re pleased to announce the addition of five lawyers:

Jason Janoski—formerly with an LA-based Am Law 50 law firm—joins the Wallace Saunders employment law practice group in Wichita

Tad Kardis and Kelvin Fisher bring 30 years of combined experience to the firm’s transportation and trucking practice group in Overland Park.

And if your matter involves products liability or requires deep litigation experience, you can count on Katie O’Shea and Russ Peterson to handle your needs throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area and beyond.

Contact any one of these or our nearly 50 other lawyers today, and let us show you how Wallace Saunders can “Partner with You.”

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Locations

Overland Park, KS

10111 West 87th Street
Overland Park, KS 66212

P: 913.888.1000

F: 913.888.1065

Wichita, KS

200 West Douglas Suite 400
Wichita, KS 67202

P: 316.269.2100

F: 316.269.2479

Springfield, MO

844 E. Primrose Street
Springfield, MO 65807

P: 417.866.2300

F: 417.866.2444

Kansas City, MO

By Appointment Only
2300 Main Street Suite 900
Kansas City, MO 64108

P: 816.448.3154

F: 913.888.1065