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James Kent Emison

James Kent Emison

Practice areas:

Defective and Dangerous Products, Trucking Accident, Wrongful Death, Car Accidents

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Trucking Accident: 35%
    28 years, 50 cases
  2. Defective and Dangerous Products: 35%
    28 years, 100 cases
  3. Wrongful Death: 20%
    28 years, 100 cases
  4. Car Accidents: 10%
    28 years, 100 cases



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Contact Info

911 Main Street
P.O. Box 220
Lexington, MO, 64067-0220


MOGood Standing, Active198101/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Attorneys in Missouri/KansasSuper Lawyers2012
Law Firm Leader (Lawyers of the Year)Missouri Lawyers Weekly2012
Lawyer of the Year -- Personal Injury Litigation (Plaintiffs)Best Lawyers in America2011
Lifetime Achievement AwardUMKC School of Law2011

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Association for JusticeLeaders Forum2009 - Present
Missouri Association of Trial AttorneysPresident2005 - 2006
Missouri Association of Trial AttorneysExecutive Committee Member1997 - 2007

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Reagan v. Dunaway Timber Co.$7 million jury verdict in federal court in Arkansas

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Kansas Association for Justice, Annual Convention CommitteeTruck accident litigation (deposing defendant driver)2012