Practice Groups

Employment

The ever-changing landscape of human resources law is dizzying. It can be difficult for any HR team or business owner to keep pace. Whether your HR department is small, large or transitioning, the Employment Practice Group at Wallace Saunders works in tight cooperation with you. We take pride in partnership, collaborating closely to provide legal representation and counsel in a capacity that best serves your needs.    

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Insurance

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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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

In her free time, Jess enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and her rescue dog, Sansa. Fun Fact: Jess became an ordained minister during the COVID pandemic and performed several wedding ceremonies for her close friends.

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Education

  • University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, J.D. (2019)
  • University of Central Missouri, B.S. Political Science & Criminal Justice, cum laude (2016)

Professional Practice

  • 2022-Present: Wallace Saunders (Associate Attorney)
  • 2019-2022: Beam-Ward, Kruse, Wilson & Fletes, LLC (Associate Attorney)

Professional Licensure

  • Kansas, Missouri, U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri

Professional Accomplishments

  • Ross T. Roberts Trial Academy Graduate (2021-2022)
  • YLS Committee Member for the Ross. T. Roberts Trial Academy (2022-2023)
  • Internet Privacy Regulations and the Carpenter Decision, UMKC L. Rev. 87.3

Civic Activities

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

News + Events + Alerts

Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Recognizes Wallace Saunders Attorneys

Together with Thomson Reuters—a global analyst of legal talent—we congratulate eight of our lawyers selected for inclusion in 2022 Missouri-Kansas Super Lawyers: James Sanders, Angela Clark, Tim Finnerty, Schalie Johnson, Kip Kubin, Bryan KellyKen Morton and Mark Ware. We especially recognize Mr. Sanders and Mr. Finnerty, both of whom have received this honor for 10 or more consecutive years and Mr. Kubin for 15 or more consecutive years. 

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Bobby Bostic Released From Prison After 26 Years

https://www.newstribune.com/news/2022/nov/10/bobby-bostic-supporters-celebrate-freedom-at/

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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

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

Topeka, KS

By Appointment Only
2909 Southwest Maupin Lane
Topeka , KS 66614

P: 913.888.1000

F: 913.888.1065

Pittsburg, KS

By Appointment Only
402 North Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762

P: 913.888.1000

F: 913.888.1065

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