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Brian J. Amick

Brian J. Amick

Practice areas:

Defective and Dangerous Products, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice

About Me

Brian was born in Kansas City, Missouri and attended Rockhurst High School. He received his B.A. from the University of Missouri - Columbia where he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. He received his law degree in 1993 from the University of Missouri - Kansas City.


Brian's practice concentrates on serious personal injury and wrongful death case with an emphasis on product liability and industrial accident cases. Brian has handled complex multi-million dollar product liability cases involving presses, injection molding machines, elevators, bulldozers, firearms, industrial manufacturing machinery, defective automobiles and various other products.  Brian also handles serious personal injury and wrongful death cases resulting from automobile accidents, trucking accidents, motorcycle accidents, premises liability accidents as well as medical and nursing home malpractice cases.


Brian is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and a member of the American Association for Justice. Both organizations are devoted to the legal rights of individuals.


His recognition by his peers in the legal community with a Martindale-Hubbell rating of "A/V", sets him at the top of his profession in both legal ability and professional integrity.  Brian has been recognized as a Missouri and Kansas SuperLawyer each year since 2007, is a Life's Member of Who's Who and has been recognized as a Top Missouri and Kansas Lawyer by KC Magazine.


Community Service Activities



  • Jackson County Court Appointments - provides pro bono legal services to low income children and their families.

  • Major contributor to the American Stroke Association.

  • Contributor and participant to the Warriors on Wheels foundation annual charity ride. Warriors on Wheels is an organization of motorcycle enthusiasts who raise money to help disabled children.

  • Contributor to Habitat for Humanity, a charitable organization helping low-income families.

  • Solace House - The mission of Solace House is to provide a safe and understanding environment where grieving children and their families can obtain support from counselors, trained volunteer facilitators and other families in similar situations.


Areas of Practice:


 


Product Liability


Industrial Accidents


Trucking Accidents


Automobile Accidents


Motorcycle Accidents


Aviation Accidents


Boating Accidents


Insurance Bad Faith Litigation


Nursing Home Negligence


Medical Malpractice


Nursing Home Negligence


Recreational/Sporting Accidents


Firearm Accidents


Premises Liability/Accidents


Other Serious Injury and Wrongful Death Cases


 


Litigation Percentage:


 


100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation


 


Bar Admissions:


 


Missouri, 1993


Kansas, 1994


U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1993


U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1993


U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 1994


U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1994


 


Education:


 


University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri, 1993
Doctorate of Jurisprudence


 


University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, 1990
Bachelor of Arts


 


Honors and Awards:


 


Selected to Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2008 – 2010


 


Life’s Member of Who’s Who


 


Top Missouri and Kansas Lawyer by KC Magazine


 


Professional Associations and Memberships:


 


Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association


Member


 


The Missouri Bar


Member


 


Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys


Member


 


The American Association for Justice


Member


 


The Kansas Bar


Member


 


All Federal Courts in Missouri and Kansas


 


Past Employment Positions:


 


Monsees, Miller, Mayer, Presley & Amick, P.C., Shareholder/Vice-president, 2001 - 2013


 


Brian J. Amick, P.C., President/Shareholder, 1998 - 2001


 


Yeretsky & Maher, Limited Liability Company, Associate, 1996 - 1998


 


Myerson, Monsees & Morrow, A Professional Corporation, Associate, 1993 - 1996

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Defective and Dangerous Products: 40%
    22 years, 150 cases
  2. Medical Malpractice: 30%
    22 years, 120 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 30%
    22 years, 220 cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-40%), Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Dmitriy Shakhnevich

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Dmitriy Shakhnevich Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Brian. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Amick Law Firm LLC

5600 NE Antioch Rd.
Kansas City, MO, 64119

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
KSAuthorized to practice law199410/09/2014
MOGood Standing, Active199301/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super Lawyer ratedSuper Lawyers2011
Super Lawyer ratedSuper Lawyers2010
Super Lawyer ratedSuper Lawyers2009
Super Lawyer ratedSuper Lawyers2008
Super Lawyer ratedSuper Lawyers2007
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding MemberAmick Law Firm, LLC2013 - Present
PartnerMonsees, Miller, Mayer, Presley & Amick, PC2001 - 2013
Shareholder/PresidentBrian J. Amick, P.C.1998 - 2001
AttorneyYeretsky & Maher1996 - 1998
AttorneyMyerson, Monsees & Morrow1993 - 1996
Law ClerkGordon N. Myerson, P.C.1991 - 1993
Law Clerk - RunnerJoseph W. Amick, P.C.1983 - 1989

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Missouri Association of Trial AttorneysMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Confidential Minor vs. Elevator Manufacturer, et. al.3.7 million dollar global settlement
Confidential: Spouse vs. Machine Manufacturer, et. al.Four million dollar global settlement.
Confidential: Spouse vs. Bulldozer Manufacturer, et. al.$1,146,000 settlement – ($286,000 was work comp settlement)

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of Missouri, ColumbiaN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Missouri Bar Solo & Small Firm Summer ConventionRemote Office Connections - Productivity while on the road2007
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys - Summer ConventionBad Faith Insurance Litigation2006