Practice Groups


Insurance issues can escalate from simple to complex quickly, and you need attorneys able to handle it all. With Wallace Saunders, you can rest assured the attorneys in our Insurance Practice Group have a command of insurance law and litigation. In fact, the firm was founded more than 50 years ago with insurance at the core of our practice.

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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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Ellen loves to cook. Her favorite dish to prepare is Chicken Tikka Masala. During her down time, Ellen enjoys spending time with her family and her orange tabby, Leo.

Reliable Thorough Genuine


  • University of Kansas School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Arkansas, B.S.B.A.

Professional Practice

  • 2017-Present Wallace Saunders
    • 2018-Present: Associate
    • 2017-2018: Law Clerk
  • 2016 Kuckelman Torline Kirkland
    • 2016: Law Clerk

Professional Licensure

  • Trial and appellate courts of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas

Professional Accomplishments

Ellen obtained a Business & Commercial Law Certificate from the University of Kansas School of Law in 2018.

Civic Activities

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Arkansas
  • Johnson County Bar Association—Young Lawyers Section Member
  • Johnson County Bar Association—Civil Litigation Section Member
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • KU Alumni Mentoring

News + Events + Alerts

Wallace Saunders Ranked for Ability, Professionalism, and Integrity.

Fifty-five years. That’s how long Wallace Saunders has provided superior legal services to its clients across the Midwest. Yet, our core philosophy—Partners with you—hasn’t changed and never will.

Today, Wallace Saunders is proud to say that it is regionally ranked in 6 practice areas by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms." And with this elite designation comes a renewed commitment to be the law firm, and lawyers, you can count on for years to come.

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2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Super Lawyers Magazine announced that ten attorneys from Wallace Saunders have been recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

Super Lawyers, a Thompson Reuters organization, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. 

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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

844 E. Primrose Street
Springfield, MO 65807

P: 417.866.2300

F: 417.866.2444

Lee's Summit, MO

By Appointment Only
200 NE Missouri Road Suite 224
Lee's Summit, MO 64086

P: 816.251.4544

F: 913.888.1065