Areas of Practice:

  • Insurance – Bad Faith Defense
  • Insurance – Coverage
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury Defense

Licensed In:

  • Kansas
  • Missouri

James Sanders


Introducing Jim Sanders, the epitome of excellence in the field of insurance and litigation law at Wallace Saunders. With an illustrious career as a distinguished Senior Partner he is a consistent recipient of the highest Martindale AV Preeminent Rating and the prestigious Super Lawyer accolade, Jim stands as a shining example for his peers. His unparalleled leadership and vast experience are invaluable assets to our organization.

As an attorney, Jim specializes in civil litigation, focusing on cases involving all aspects of insurance litigation, including excess/bad-faith, fraud, and arson cases. His profound knowledge and expertise in these areas make him an invaluable asset to our clients.

To stay at the forefront of his field, Jim actively participates in the Litigation and Insurance Practice Groups, ensuring that his skills and knowledge are always up-to-date. Jim holds licenses in both Missouri and Kansas and actively litigates cases throughout both states. Jim is ready and willing to serve his clients wherever they may need him and is available at any of our six offices in either State.


University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, J.D.

University of Central Missouri State, B.S.

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Professional Practice

Wallace Saunders, 1982 – Present

  • Senior Partner, Wallace Saunders, 1987 – Present


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. Court of Appeals for the Eighth and Tenth Districts


Professional Accomplishments

  • Awarded the “Super Lawyers” designation for Kansas and Missouri by Super Lawyers® consistently, 2008 – Present

Civic Activities

  • Frequent speaker at client and sponsored seminars on bad faith/excess and other first-party insurance claim issues.
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar Association
  • Johnson County Bar Association, Past Director
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

Contact James

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