Practice Groups

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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Personal

Barry enjoys spending time near his home at Lake Quivira or sitting on the beach on the Gulf of Mexico.

Thoughtful Professional Meticulous

Education

  • Washburn University School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Washburn University, B.A.
    • Graduated cum laude

Professional Practice

  • 1976-present: Wallace Saunders
    • 1980-present
: Partner
    • 2002-present
: Chairman, Associate Committee
    • 2002-2013
: Chairman, Litigation Practice Group
    • 1983-present
: Recruiting Coordinator
    • Member, Management Committee and Accountability Committee
    • Firm General Counsel

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. Supreme Court

Professional Accomplishments

  • Awarded the “Super Lawyer” designation for Kansas and Missouri by Super Lawyers®

  • Firm liaison to The Harmonie Group; Former Board of Directors Member of The Harmonie Group
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell®

Civic Activities

  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Johnson County Bar Association

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