Attorney Laurie Del Percio leads the Horn Law litigation team. As the Lead Litigation Attorney, Ms. Del Percio regularly litigates complex injury and death cases involving auto and truck collisions, medical error, premises liability and work / industrial accidents.
Since joining Horn Law in 2002, Ms. Del Percio has obtained many notable personal injury and medical negligence verdicts and settlements, including 6 cases listed in the Top Verdicts and Settlements 2009 published in the Missouri Lawyers Weekly. Additionally, Ms. Del Percio is one of Kansas City’s best personal injury lawyers having been voted “Best of the Bar” in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 as featured in the Kansas City Business Journal. She has also received the honor of being named a “Super Lawyer,” one of the top 5% of practicing attorneys in the States of Missouri and Kansas, by her peers multiple years in a row. Ms. Del Percio has recently received the honor of being voted one of the top 100 trial attorneys in the state of Missouri by her peers. Ms. Del Percio has also recently received the honor of being named one of the top 10 personal injury attorneys in the state of Missouri by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc.
Ms. Del Percio is a member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial attorneys in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts, awards, and settlements. The organization was founded in 1993 and there are approximately 4000 members located throughout the country. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.
Prior to joining Horn Law, Ms. Del Percio practiced as an insurance defense attorney representing large insurance companies in personal injury litigation. The broad scope of Ms. Del Percio’s experience gives her unique advantages in representing injury victims with significant injuries and physical disabilities.
Ms. Del Percio earned her Juris Doctorate with Distinction from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1999. Previously, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in History with Distinction from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1996. She is a member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Missouri Trial Lawyers Association and the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association.
Ms. Del Percio has appeared before numerous State and Federal courts, including the state trial courts in Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Texas, Minnesota, and Arizona and the United States District Courts in Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, and Iowa. She is well-versed in all aspects of civil trial rules and procedures and recently successfully argued the Johnson v. McCullough case before the Missouri Supreme Court which dealt with jury selection.
Ms. Del Percio shares her knowledge by teaching seminars to attorneys, paralegals and insurance professionals on “Litigating Bad Faith Insurance Claims,” “Litigating Distracted Driving Cases,” “Insurance Claims: Investigation and Adjuster Negotiations” and “Plantiff’s Personal Injury From Start to Finish.”
Ms. Del Percio is a recipient of the Thomas E. Deacy, Sr. Memorial Trial Practice Award and has been named in America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals, Strathmore’s Who’s Who, and is a member of the Order of Barristers.
Ms. Del Percio’ s cases, settlements, and verdicts have been featured in Missouri Lawyers Weekly.
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Licensed since 1999
|KS||Authorized to practice law||2000||10/09/2014|
|MO||Good Standing, Active||1999||01/08/2013|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney in State of Missouri||National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc.||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Best of the Bar||Kansas City Business Journal||2014|
|Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney in State of Missouri||National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc.||2014|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers in State of Missouri||National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Best of the Bar||Kansas City Business Journal||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers in State of Missouri||National Trial Lawyers||2013|
|Best of the Bar||Kansas City Business Journal||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Best of the Bar||Kansas City Business Journal||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Best of the Bar||Kansas City Business Journal||2010|
|Best of the Bar||Kansas City Business Journal||2009|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2009|
|Million Dollar Advocate||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2005|
|Thomas E. Deacy, Sr. Memorial Trial Practice Award||University of Missouri Kansas City||1999|
|Lead Litigation Attorney||The Horn Law Firm, P.C.||2002 - Present|
|Attorney||Brown & James, PC||1999 - 2002|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|NAOPIA||Member||2014 - Present|
|National Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys||Member||2010 - Present|
|America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals||Member||2005 - Present|
|Order of the Coif||Member||1999 - Present|
|Order of Barristers||Member||1999 - Present|
|University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor with Distinction||1999|
|University of Missouri - Kansas City||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts with Distinction||1996|
|CLE||Insurance Claims: Investigation and Adjuster Negotiations||N/A|
|CLE||Litigating Distracted Driving Cases||N/A|
|CLE||Litigating Bad Faith Insurance Claims||N/A|
|CLE||Personal Injury from Start to Finish||N/A|