September 2017

Theresa Otto and Karen Lloyd succeeded on a motion to dismiss a petition filed against a newspaper publisher in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri.

June 2017

John Gates and John Baty obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a contractor accused of damaging a homeowner’s house and wood deck.

April 2017

Lee Baty and Molly Westering obtained a summary judgment on behalf of an insurance carrier regarding an insurance coverage dispute for claims of defective construction in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri.

September 2016

Lee Baty, Matthew Westering, and Michael Cerulo obtained a defense verdict for an international food service company and its driver in a complex personal injury claim after a jury trial in The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

March 2016

John Baty succeeded on a motion to dismiss a petition filed against a liability insurer in the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri.

January 2016

Lee Baty and John Baty obtained summary judgment on behalf of a national fitness club in a premises liability case in the Circuit Court of Johnson County, Kansas.

July 2015

John Gates and Chris Hillman obtained a verdict for damages and injunctive relief against a tax lawyer after a week-long bench trial in Johnson County, Kansas.

March 2015

Molly Westering served on the trial team that obtained a defense verdict after a jury trial in a premises liability claim for a national retailer in the District Court of Shawnee County, Kansas.

December 2014

Lee Baty and Theresa Otto were named Top 100 attorneys for litigation in Kansas by American Society of Legal Advocates. John Gates was selected as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Litigation lawyers in Kansas by ASLA.

November 2014

Chris Hillman recovered over $150,000 on fire loss on behalf of an insurer carrier in a subrogation claim.

November 2014

Our Firm was included in the 2015 “Best Law Firms,” which recognizes firms for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. The 2015 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record.

October 2014

Theresa Otto and John Gates were named “Best of the Bar” by the Kansas City Business Journal.

October 2014

Lee Baty, Ken Holm, Bob Numrich, and Theresa Otto were each named again by their peers as Missouri/Kansas “Super Lawyers” after a peer review survey to identify the top five-percent of lawyers in Missouri and Kansas. John Gates, Molly Westering and Clay Fielder were also named again as “Rising Stars” in Missouri and Kansas.

September 2014

Lee Baty was included again in Best Lawyers in America, which is the oldest and most highly-respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide.