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Phyllis Norman is the founding attorney of the Norman Law Firm LLC. Phyllis’ practice focuses on personal injury, class action and mass tort litigation. Phyllis is committed to helping individuals regain their livelihood and their peace of mind. Phyllis and her team possess the litigation and trial experience necessary to navigate the justice system and attain positive results for clients.


Phyllis started her career working for a boutique firm dealing primarily in class action litigation where she worked to obtain over $100 million in results for class action participants, including being involved in one of the largest wage and hour class action settlements in the state of Missouri. In 2009, she moved to one of Kansas City’s most prestigious plaintiffs’ law firms – Langdon & Emison where she represented clients in large product liability litigation, personal injury litigation, class action and mass tort litigation. Phyllis worked to obtain two product liability verdicts totaling $31 million dollars and obtained numerous settlements on behalf of clients.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    13 years, 200 cases



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Larry Dean Wright

    I have known Phyllis since we were in law school together. Over the years she and I have worked on a number of cases together and each time I have been impressed by her knowledge and skill. She is an amazing person and attorney.


    Larry Wright Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Christina Maria Knopke

    It is my privilege to endorse Phyllis. She is a fabulous attorney committed to obtaining results for her clients which are thoughtful, legally superior, and truly in the clients' best interest.


    Christina Knopke Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact info

The Norman Law Firm

1000 Broadway St Fl 4
Kansas City, MO, 64105-1540


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201211/12/2015
KSAuthorized to practice law200411/09/2015
MOGood Standing, Active200401/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 50 Missouri and Kansas Women LawyersSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Top 100 AttorneysNational Trial Lawyers Association2014
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2014
Diamond AwardAssociation of Women Lawyers2013
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2013
Up and Coming LawyerMissouri Lawyers Weekly2012
Decade AwardUMKC Law School2012
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2012
Women's Justice Rising StarMissouri Lawyers Weekly2011
Young Lawyer of the YearKansas City Metropolitan Bar Association2011
President's AwardAssociation of Women Lawyers2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Norman Law Firm2015 - Present
AttorneyLangdon & Emison2009 - 2014
AttorneyLaw Offices Of George A. Barton, PC2003 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
16th Circuit Judicial Retention CommitteeAppointed Member2014 - Present
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar FoundationBoard Member2013 - 2016
Joint Commission on Women in ProfessionBoard Member2013 - Present
Association of Women Lawyers FoundationBoard Member2013 - Present
Missouri Association of Trial AttorneysBoard Member2013 - Present
Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas CityPast President2003 - Present
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationAt Large Board MemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Oklahoma State University, StillwaterN/AEnvironmental Science2000