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Daniel Joseph Haus

Personal injury Attorney at Belton, MO

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  • State Years
    Kansas - KS 26 years
    Missouri - MO 27 years
  • Licensed for 26 years
    State KS
    Acquired 1997
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 27 years
    State MO
    Acquired 1996
    Good Standing, Active No misconduct found

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Mr. Haus (pronounced "house") has been a resident of the Kansas City area for more than forty years. His early childhood was spent at various military installations throughout the United States, England and the Philippine Islands. Mr. Haus lived at Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base in south Kansas City and is a graduate of Belton High School. Mr. Haus is a graduate of Longview Community College and the University of Central Missouri (formerly Central Missouri State University) and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.


Mr. Haus became a law enforcement officer in 1983 and served in that capacity for thirteen years.

Mr. Haus attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, graduating in May, 1996. He was admitted to the Missouri Bar in September, 1996, and to the Kansas Bar in March, 1997. 

Mr. Haus began his legal career as an associate attorney with the Kansas City boutique firm of Furry and Smith, PC. During his tenure there Mr. Haus handled a full case load of primarily personal injury cases, trying both judge and jury cases throughout the area.

In May, 2000, Mr. Haus was recruited by the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department to serve as an attorney in the KCPD General Counsel’s Office where he served until December, 2011.  During his time at the KCPD, Mr. Haus litigated hundreds of auto liability and personal injury cases including claims against the KCPD and claims by the KCPD. Mr. Haus also handled hundreds of Workers’ Compensation claims and claims brought under a variety of areas of the law including civil rights, employment, property damage, search and seizure, forfeiture, wrongful death, excessive force, etc. Mr. Haus also helped draft and negotiate millions of dollars in contracts and agreements for everything from minor office equipment purchases to ten million dollar helicopter agreements and forty million dollar construction projects.  Mr. Haus also provided extensive training to police trainees in the areas of statutory and constitutional law and to tenured officers in wide variety of legal topics.  In addition, Mr. Haus was frequently consulted by case detectives and case supervisors in ongoing investigations including many high profile murder investigations and other cases.

Mr. Haus has appeared before and tried cases in numerous area municipal courts, in numerous Missouri state courts and Kansas state courts, in Kansas and Missouri federal courts, in administrative tribunals including the Division of Workers’ Compensation, the Labor and Industrial Relations Commission, the Board of Police Commissioners etc. Mr. Haus has also briefed and argued several cases in the Missouri Court of Appeals. 


Daniel Joseph Haus
7926 E 171st St Ste 106
Belton, MO, 64012-5308
The Haus Law Firm LLC
7926 E 171st St Ste 106
Belton, MO, 64012-5308
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AVVO RATING 7.4 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • General Counsel
  • Cass County Sheriff's Office
  • 2017 - Present
  • Prosecuting Attorney
  • City of Drexel, Missouri
  • 2015 - Present
  • Prosecuting Attorney
  • City of Archie, Missouri
  • 2014 - Present
  • Owner
  • The Haus Law Firm, LLC
  • 2012 - Present
  • General Counsel
  • Kansas City Missouri Police Department
  • 2000 - 2012
  • Associate Attorney
  • Law Firm of Furry and Smith
  • 1996 - 2000
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  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 1996
  • University of Central Missouri
  • B.S.
  • 1982

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Baker v. Weaver-Baker #WD80906
  • Appeals court agreed with the trial court that Mr. Baker owed his ex 20% of the second recovery as he had agreed
  • Daniels-Kerr v. Crosby, et al., WD78484 (Mo.App. W.D. 2016)
  • Successful trial and appeals defense of an adverse possession case
  • Hogan v. Board of Police Commissioners of Kansas City, et al., 337 S.W.3d (Mo.App. 2011)
  • Judgment Affirmed
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  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

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