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Todd is a director whose civil trial practice emphasizes the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, civil rights and employment discrmination litigation.


Todd holds an AV Preeminent rating from Martndale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards and a rating where fewer than 5% of all law firms even quality for admission.  


Since 2008, Todd has been selected by his peers as a “Rising Star” and "Super Lawyer" attorney in Missouri and Kansas in the field of personal injury litigation, an award given to the top 2.5% of attorneys in Missouri and Kansas.  


In 2014, Todd was named as a Top 50 Lawyer in Kansas City and a Top 100 Lawyer in Missouri and Kansas.  He has also been included in the “Best of the Bar” by the Kansas City Business Journal since 2009.


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Practice areas


  1. Civil Rights: 20%
  2. Discrimination: 20%
  3. Trucking Accident: 20%
  4. Sexual Harassment: 20%
  5. Personal Injury: 20%


Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Baty, Holm, Numrich & Otto, P.C.

4600 Madison Avenue
Suite 210
Kansas City, MO, 64112

221 S. Bemiston Avenue
Suite 1100
St. Louis, MO, 63105

901 E. St. Louis Street
Suite 101
Springfield, MO, 65806



KSAuthorized to practice law200010/12/2015
MOGood Standing, Active199901/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Rated Lawyers - LitigationMartindale-Hubbell2015
Best of the BarKansas City Business Journal2015
Super LawyerMissouri and Kansas Super Lawyers2015
Top Rated Lawyers - Litigation/Personal InjuryALM2014
Best of the BarKansas City Business Journal2014
Super LawyerMissouri Super Lawyers2014
Top 50 Lawyer in Kansas CityMissouri and Kansas Super Lawyers2014
Top 100 Lawyer in Missouri/KansasMissouri and Kansas Super Lawyers2014
Top Attorneys in the Kansas City AreaKC Business Magazine2013
Top Rated LawyersThe National Law Journal2013
Best of the BarKansas City Business Journal2013
Super LawyerMissouri Super Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Missouri and Kansas Rising StarMissouri Super Lawyers2012
Best of the BarKansas City Business Journal2012
Missouri and Kansas Rising StarMissouri Super Lawyers2011
Best of the BarKansas City Business Journal2011
Best of the BarKansas City Business Journal2010
Missouri and Kansas Rising StarMissouri Super Lawyers2010
Missouri and Kansas Rising StarMissouri Super Lawyers2009
Best of the BarKansas City Business Journal2009
Missouri and Kansas Rising StarMissouri Super Lawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
DirectorBaty, Holm, Numrich & Otto, PC2001 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City2015 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationMember at Large - Civil Litigation Section2014 - 2015
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationChair, Torts Law Committee2013 - 2013
Missouri BarMemberN/A
Kansas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DeKraai vs. City of St. Joseph$376,328 plus waiver of workers' compensation lien
Gibson vs. The Mortgage Store, et al.$2.1 million judgment
Johnson vs. Swackhammer, et al.$300,000
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Publication nameTitleDate
Missouri Lawyers WeeklyFamily of police officer shot at training settles2011
Columbia Daily TribuneCity pays off man injured in Taser use2009
UMKC Law Review"A Second Chance"1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of IowaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Kansas City, MOAdvanced Litigation Drafting2014
Kansas City, MOUsing Expert Witnesses2013
Cleveland, OHMidwest Region Insider2011
Kansas City, MOSettling Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims2008
Kansas City, MOPractical Evidence for the Civil Litigator2008