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Timothy W. Monsees

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Tim Monsees is a shareholder and director with the firm of Monsees & Mayer, P.C.  He graduated with honors from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law in 1981.  He is admitted to practice in Missouri, Kansas and Texas.  Mr. Monsees restricts his practice to representation of injured parties in litigation of product liability, construction & industrial accidents, professional negligence, and medical malpractice.  Mr. Monsees’ firm has received national recognition for litigation related to injuries from defective sporting equipment and from defective firearms.  Mr. Monsees is recognized by Best Lawyers in America and by Missouri Super Lawyers for his personal injury practice.  He is a past-president of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation and serves on numerous Bar committees.  In 2006, Mr. Monsees received the Missouri Bar’s annual Pro Bono Award, in recognition of outstanding voluntary service.   Monsees & Mayer, P.C. has offices in Kansas City and Springfield.


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Practice areas


  1. Defective Products: 40%
    33 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 25%
    33 years
  3. Personal Injury: 25%
    33 years
  4. Trucking Accident: 5%
    33 years
  5. Car Accident: 5%
    33 years



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Contact info

Park Central Plaza L
4717 Grand Avenue, Ste. 820
Kansas City, MO, 64112-2258


KSAuthorized to practice law199407/04/2016
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198608/17/2016
MOGood Standing, Active198101/08/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2005
Chosen Best of the BarChosen Best of the Bar2003
National Finalist, Student Trial CompetitionAssociation of Trial Lawyers of America1981
Kansas-Missouri Super LawyersSuper LawyersN/A
Order of the CoifOrder of the CoifN/A
Best Lawyers In AmericaN/AN/A
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who in American LawN/A
National Registry of Who's WhoNational Registry of Who's WhoN/A
Order of the BarristersOrder of the BarristersN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Shareholder/AttorneyMonsees & Mayer, P.C.2013 - Present
PartnerMonsees, Miller, Mayer, Presley & Amick, PC1995 - 2013
PartnerMyerson, Monsees1986 - 1995
AssociateStradley, Schmidt1985 - 1986
AssociateMorris, Larson, King, Stamper & Bold1981 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Associatoin for JusticeSustaining Member1992 - Present
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Torts Law CommitteeFormer ChairN/A
Kansas Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of EaglesN/A
Missouri Association of Trial AttorneysMember/Board of Govenors/Sustaining MemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Kansas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Lawyers Association of Kansas CityMemberN/A
Volunteer Attorney ProjectFormer ChairN/A
Missouri State Bar AssociationSustaining MemberN/A
Jefferson Club, University of Missouri at ColumbiaSustaining MemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Aspatore Book publicationPreparing for a Personal Injury Case: What you Need to Know (Quick Prep)2014
Kansas Trial Lawyers AssociationGun Storage Liability in the Wake of Long v. Turk1999
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys JournalTrial Tip - Find the Dastardly Deed1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Columbia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of Missouri, ColumbiaN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Civil Jury Trial DemonstrationOpening Statements2013
Annual Review of the LawRecognizing the Case Within the Case2013