Areas of Practice:

  • Construction & Design
  • Criminal Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance – Bad Faith Defense
  • Insurance – Coverage
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
  • Professional Liability

Licensed In:

  • Kansas
  • Missouri

Bryan R. Kelly


Bryan is passionate about defending his clients. He is a key member of Wallace Saunders’ Healthcare and Construction and Design practice groups. A versatile attorney, Bryan also has a track record of successfully representing clients in civil litigation in a wide range of practice areas from employment to personal injury defense. He has the right mix of skills to “Partner with You.”


Washburn University School of Law, Dean’s Honors

  • Research Editor, Washburn Law Journal
  • CALI Award, Administrative Law
  • CALI Award, Contracts
  • CALI Award, Business Associations

Baker University

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Professional Practice

  • Partner, Wallace Saunders, 2023 – Present
  • Associate, Wallace Saunders, 2016 – 2022
  • Law Clerk, Wallace Saunders, 2015 – 2016


Professional Licensure

  • 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
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri


Professional Accomplishments

  • AIA Kansas City Pillars Leadership Program
  • Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, 2022

Civic Activities

  • Overland Park Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Overland Park
  • American Institute of Architects Kansas City, Pillars
  • Heroes for Hospice, Board of Directors, Secretary
  • Kansas Association of Defense Counsel, Community Service Committee
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association

Contact Bryan

To connect with Bryan, reach out via the below email address.