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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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

Mark doesn’t know how to slow down. He’s always on the go with his family, including his two children. He likes to unwind by reading a good book, getting caught up in politics, and taking in new films. In fact, Mark once worked as the director of photography and cameraman for a local independent filmmaker.

Modish Dependable Astute

Education

  • University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, Juris Doctor
    • Dean’s list every semester
    • Graduated magna cum laude
    • Law Review staff member 2009-2010
  • University of Missouri – Columbia, B.A., Political Science and History
    • Dean’s list every semester
    • Alpha Gamma Sigma Fraternity, Vice President

Professional Practice

  • 2010 - present: Wallace Saunders
    • 2018 - present: Partner
    • 2011 - 2017: Associate
    • 2010: Law Clerk
  • 2010 - 2011: Hunter & Nance, LLC
  • 2000 - 2008: Farmers Insurance
    • Project manager and supervisor with National Property Claims Center
    • Storm Coordinator, National Catastrophe Team

Professional Licensure

  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • 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

Professional Accomplishments

  • Graduated top 10 percent, magna cum laude
  • Received CALI award, Deferred Compensation
  • Received CALI award, Estates and Trusts
  • Received CALI award, Mediation
  • UMKC Law Review Staff Member

Civic Activities

  • 2009-2011: Willow Springs Homeowners Association President
  • 2009-2011: Willow Springs Homeowners Association Board of Directors, Chairman of the Board

News + Events + Alerts

Our Operations in Response to the COVID-19 Situation

As coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to be an extremely dynamic event, Wallace Saunders is actively monitoring the situation to minimize the impact on its employees, clients, and our local communities. Currently, we have not experienced any significant disruption of our essential operations, but rest assured that we are taking appropriate steps to ensure that our resources and technology are in place to support our critical processes so we may continue providing excellent service to our clients.

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Review of Potential Coronavirus Liability in Missouri and Kansas

Currently, the United States is experiencing more and more individuals testing positive for the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. One question an employer might have is whether or not they may be liable under workers’ compensation if one of their employees contracts the virus. Our firm has reviewed Missouri and Kansas law to determine possible defenses that could be raised should a claim be brought regarding COVID-19.

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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