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Matthew David Meyerkord

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Have you been injured in a personal injury incident? The effects of a personal injury can be life-altering, and it is of the utmost importance that you do not waste any time in securing the representation your case requires. A personal injury attorney in Kansas City from the law firm of Meyerjord, Russell & Hergott is prepared to come alongside you and fight for the resolution you desire. Attorney Matthew Meyerkord received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri – Kansas City, School of Law. He is a member of the Clay County Bar Association and The Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. Attorney Brian Russell received his law degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law and is a member of the American Association for Justice and the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. To learn more about the services you can receive when you come to this law office, contact a lawyer at the firm without delay.


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Car Accident: 35%
  3. Wrongful Death: 15%



Contingent (25-35%)

Payment types:

Cash, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Daniel P Gabris

    Matt handles a variety of personal injury matters, but he is most recognized for his ability to handle wrongful death cases. If you know a friend or family member who may have a wrongful death case, Matt is the go to guy. He has a wealth of knowledge in the field, and he brings the vigor and zeal that you want to see in your lawyer. For those reasons, Matt has experienced remarkable success in recovering for his clients. Accordingly, I highly recommend Matt for any personal injury or wrongful death matter.


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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
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Contact info

Meyerkord, Russell & Hergott

105 East 5th Street
Suite 301
Kansas City, MO, 64106


MOGood Standing, Active200401/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2015 Best of the BarKansas City Business Journal2015
Revitalization GovernorMissouri Association of Trial Attorneys2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
2011 Best of the BarKansas CIty Journal2011
Up & Coming LawyerMissouri Lawyers Weekly2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMeyerkord, Russell & Hergott2008 - Present
Associate AttorneyMeyerkord, Rineberg & Graham, LLC2005 - 2008
Law Clerk to the Honorable Michael W. MannersJackson County Circuit Court, Division Two2004 - 2005
Rule-13 Certified InternPublic Defender Trial Clinic2003 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Public Awareness CommitteeMember2007 - Present
Missouri BarMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Clay County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Eastern Jackson County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, New Lawyers CommitteeCo-chair2007 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Boswell v. Green Duck Lounge, Inc.$225,000.00
Martin v. Stajo Iron & Metal, Inc.$1,000,000.00
Malik v. Slaughter$5,000,000.00 settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Missouri Trial Attorney"If I Can Do It...Why I Decided to Donate 5% of Every Fee to Charity"2010
Missouri Trial Attorney"The Res Ipsa Loquitur Inference: A Powerful Tool Now Available to Medical Malpractice Plaintiffs"2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of Missouri, ColumbiaCommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Bench BarStarting a Law Practice2015

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