Practice Groups

Business Litigation

Business litigation requires a unique blend of business-specific knowledge and litigation experience. Wallace Saunders has both the knowledge and the experience to protect and move your business forward. Our Business Litigation attorneys handle litigation matters across a broad spectrum of professions and industries. 

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Construction and Design

The world of construction is comprehensive, collaborative and highly detailed. The same can be said of our approach to construction law. Legal regulations, city and state codes, federal guidelines, environmental issues – there’s a litany of laws and parameters that seems never-ending.

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Insurance

Insurance issues can escalate from simple to complex quickly, and you need attorneys able to handle it all. With Wallace Saunders, you can rest assured the attorneys in our Insurance Practice Group have a command of insurance law and litigation. In fact, the firm was founded more than 50 years ago with insurance at the core of our practice.

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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.

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Product Liability

Understanding the nuances of Product Liability law and the significant exposure for clients involved in product litigation is a service not every firm can offer. Our experience representing manufacturers, distributors and retailers gives you the advantage of leveraging strategic planning with trial skills in this complex and dynamic area of law.     

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Transportation and Trucking

When it comes to trucking and transportation, our attorneys are with you from the start, emphasizing early response to losses. Our trucking and transportation attorneys are on call 24/7 to respond to serious accidents and emergencies by visiting accident scenes to gather and preserve evidence. This helps lay the groundwork for a careful investigation and vigorous claim defense. We have an established emergency response protocol, and will work with a team of accident reconstructionists, field investigators, and criminal defense attorneys, when needed, to immediately respond to trucking and other transportation accidents and emergencies.

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Personal

Allison and her husband have been busy the last few years starting a family, but whenever she can, Allison likes to fit in a few rounds of golf. She also enjoys traveling. And if you want to see some fancy skills on the grill, Allison has her “Master of the Flame” certificate from the Midwest Barbeque Institute.

Insightful Confident Pragmatic

Education

  • The University of Kansas School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2005
  • University of Innsbruck, Austria, Institute on World Legal Problems, 2003
  • The University of Arizona, B.S. in Business Administration and Finance, 2002

Professional Practice

  • 2005-present: Wallace Saunders
    • 2012-present: Partner
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
    • Law Clerk to the Honorable James P. O’Hara, Judicial Clerkship Clinic, 2004

Professional Licensure

  • The trial and appellate courts of Kansas and Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri

Professional Accomplishments

  • Awarded the “Rising Stars” designation for Kansas and Missouri by Super Lawyers® for 2013

Civic Activities

  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Delta Phi Chapter of Alpha Delta Pi House Corporation, Treasurer, 2009-Present
  • Calvary Lutheran Church, Altar Guild, 2008-2013
  • Earl E. O’Connor American Inn of Court, Member, 2005-2009
  • Judge Hugh Means American Inn of Court, Student Member, 2003-2005
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistant (VITA), 2002-2005

News + Events + Alerts

Primacy: Managing Expectations from the Beginning

Overland Park, KS (April 16, 2014) - Architects must take care to manage client expectations to avoid contract disputes and litigation.  A clear statement of the scope of work in the contract and mindful adherence to the scope of work are important risk management principles for design professionals.  

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Best in Business – Wichita Business Journal

Wichita, Kansas (April 2, 2014) – A business community will thrive when its leaders find ways to open new doors. Wallace Saunders wants to congratulate Envision for its inclusion as a 2014 Finalist in the Wichita Business Journal’s Best in Business program. This recognition validates Envision’s outcome-driven strategic plan. We wish Envision luck at the upcoming Best in Business Luncheon on April 17, 2014.

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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

901 St. Louis Street Suite 702
Springfield, MO 65806

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