Areas of Practice:

  • Litigation

Licensed In:

  • Kansas
  • Missouri

John E. Patterson

Of Counsel

John Patterson has represented numerous corporate and individual clients in a variety of areas and has litigated matters in state and federal courts across the country, as well as before state and federal administrative tribunals. He provides litigation services at all stages of a dispute, from the initial claim through trial and appeal. John’s practice focuses on civil litigation in many areas, including personal injury defense, product liability, employment, family and domestic law, real estate, construction disputes, contracts, commercial disputes, surety and fidelity, and transportation. He has represented clients throughout Kansas and Missouri, with emphasis on the Kansas City metropolitan area. John has written and spoken on a wide variety of legal topics ranging from consumer protection to civil procedure.


University of Kansas School of Law, J.D.

University of Kansas, B.A., Political Science and International Studies

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Professional Practice

  • Of Counsel, Wallace Saunders, 2023 – Present
  • Partner, Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice, 2018 – 2022
  • Of Counsel, Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice, 2015 – 2017
  • Partner, Coates & Logan, 2011 – 2015
  • Associate, Lathrop & Gage, 2010 – 2011
  • Associate, Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice, 2007 – 2010
  • Associate, Coates & Logan, 2005 – 2007

Professional Licensure

  • State of Kansas
  • State of Missouri
  • United States District Court for the District of Kansas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • 10th Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Accomplishments

  • Selected as a Rising Star by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (2012 – 2019)

Civic Activities

  • Board Member, Kansas Music Hall of Fame

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