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John received his Bachelors degree (History) from the University of Kansas in 2002 and received his J.D. from the University of Tulsa, College of Law in 2006. During his last semester of Law School John was a visiting student at the University of Missouri: Kansas City. During this last semester John clerked at a plaintiff's personal injury firm focusing on complex pharmaceutical drug and medical device litigation. Since 2008, John has focused his practice towards Labor and Employment and joined the Employee Rights Law Firm in February 2010 and was named Partner in February 2013.


Practice areas


  1. Sexual Harassment: 50%
  2. Discrimination: 50%

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    Mr. Ziegelmeyer is a dedicated and tireless advocate on behalf of his clients. He fights for his clients' rights from the first day of representation all the way through the end. I strongly endorse him.


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Contact info

Employee Rights Law Firm

1600 Genessee St Ste 842
Law Office Of Mark A. Jess
Kansas City, MO, 64102-1005


KSAuthorized to practice law200708/07/2016
MOGood Standing, Active200601/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best of the BarKansas City Business Journal2013
Rising StarThomson Reuters2013
Rising StarThomson Reuters2012
Rising StarThomson Reuters2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerThe Employee Rights Law Firm2013 - Present
AssociateThe Employee Rights Law Firm2010 - 2013
AssociateDavid A Lunceford & Associates2009 - 2010
Trust Administrative OfficerBank Of America/Us Trust2007 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationYLS - Senior Member at Large2013 - Present
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationChair Labor & Employment Committee2013 - Present
National Employment Lawyers Association (Kansas City chapter)Secretary2012 - Present
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationCo-chair Labor & Employment Committee2012 - 2013
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationYLS - Junior Member at Large2012 - 2013
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Griffin, et al. v. City of Kansas City$2,979,000.00 Judgment
Howard v. City of Kansas City$3,000,000.00 Judgment (after appeals)
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tulsa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of Kansas School of LawHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2002