Brian is a trial and appellate lawyer with over 30 years of experience representing individuals and corporations in complex tort and commercial lawsuits. He has tried over 60 cases to verdict and handled nearly 100 appeals.
A Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America and member of The Trial Law Institute and Diversity Law Institute, Brian is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the International Association of Defense Counsel. He is also listed among America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators and Missouri-Kansas Super Lawyers for Civil Litigation-Defense. Brian holds an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell.
Some of Brian’s corporate clients include Fortune 50 companies, the nation’s largest health and dental insurer, a global manufacturer of door and security management systems, automobile dealerships, medical and dental practice groups, law firms, agricultural cooperatives, numerous nationwide retail and restaurant operations, and several financial institutions and investment advisors.
He is also committed to public service for lawyers, volunteering for the Kansas Bar Association’s Pillars of Professionalism Committee, lawyer’s assistance programs in Missouri and Kansas, and the KBA Task Force on Attorney Well-Being.
Brian has spoken at numerous seminars sponsored by the Missouri Bar, the Kansas Bar Association, the National Business Institute, and other organizations on topics ranging from insurance coverage to professional liability and from legal ethics to the American Law Institute Restatement of the Law, Liability Insurance.