Practice Groups

Business Litigation

Business litigation requires a unique blend of business-specific knowledge and litigation experience. Wallace Saunders has both the knowledge and the experience to protect and move your business forward. Our Business Litigation attorneys handle litigation matters across a broad spectrum of professions and industries. 

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Construction and Design

The world of construction is comprehensive, collaborative and highly detailed. The same can be said of our approach to construction law. Legal regulations, city and state codes, federal guidelines, environmental issues – there’s a litany of laws and parameters that seems never-ending.

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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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Professional Liability

Most professionals regularly handle situations where they cannot guarantee specific results for their clients or patients. This makes them vulnerable to professional liability lawsuits. Choosing the right attorney to defend such lawsuits is critical. Additionally, the best defense against professional liability claims begins before a claim ever gets filed.

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Personal

Jonathan is an avid outdoorsman and history buff. He enjoys spending time with his wife, family, and friends.

Knowledgeable Trustworthy Consistent

Education

  • University of Kansas School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Central Christian College of Kansas, Bachelor of Science

Professional Practice

  • 2019-present: Wallace Saunders
  • 2018-June 2019: Morefield Speicher Bachman, LC
  • 2017-2018: Blitt & Gaines, PC
  • 2015-2016: Brumbaugh & Quandahl, PC

Professional Licensure

  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Colorado (inactive)
  • US District Court – District of Kansas
  • US District Court – W.D. Missouri

Professional Accomplishments

  • CALI Award, Alternative Dispute Resolution

Civic Activities

  • Johnson County Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Construction Law Committee

News + Events + Alerts

“Bad house” case nets great outcome for firm’s General Contractor client.

Wallace Saunders attorneys Karl Kuckelman and Charles “Trey” Windham successfully bring home a defense verdict for a general contractor in an alleged bad house construction case. Plaintiffs, the home owners, filed suit in the District Court of Osage County, Kansas. On the eve of trial, the Court dismissed all sub-contractors in response to dispositive motions, leaving only the general contractor to face trial. After 5 days in trial, plaintiffs requested over $586,000 from the jury. After deliberating 4.5 hours, the jury awarded less than 20% of the amount plaintiffs sought.

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Bryan Kelly accepted into AIA Kansas City’s Pillar’s Leadership Program

Bryan is the second attorney from Wallace Saunders to be accepted into this prestigious leadership program. Bryan is an important member of Wallace Saunders’ Design Professional and Construction Groups.

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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

Kansas City, MO

By Appointment Only
2300 Main Street Suite 900
Kansas City, MO 64108

P: 816.448.3154

F: 913.888.1065