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Brett Thomas Votava

Personal injury Attorney at Kansas City, MO

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  • State Years
    California - CA 21 years
    Kansas - KS 22 years
    Missouri - MO 22 years
  • Licensed for 21 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2002
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 22 years
    State KS
    Acquired 2002
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 22 years
    State MO
    Acquired 2001
    Status
    Good Standing, Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Brett

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REAL PEOPLE, REAL PROBLEMS, REAL SOLUTIONS. READ OUR GOOGLE REVIEWS!

Brett understands that, in many of his cases, he’s helping someone work through the most serious problem they’ve ever encountered in their life. He includes his clients in the process and explains concepts in terms they can easily understand. Ultimately, Brett aims to help his clients by being a friend who will listen to their problems and find a tailored solution specific to them.

 

Brett Votava has practiced exclusively on injury and wrongful death cases since graduating near the top of his class from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law in 2001. He initially worked as an attorney for a global law firm, where he learned how big companies and defense attorneys defend injury and wrongful death cases.

Since 2003, Brett has exclusively represented injured people and families who have unnecessarily lost a loved one. He has experience with both routine cases and high-value complex cases culminating in trial. Brett focuses on injury and wrongful death law, specifically when caused by medical malpractice, unsafe premises such as businesses and homes, and motor vehicle crashes involving trucks, cars, and motorcycles. He also handles problems against insurance companies and pharmaceutical or medical device cases. Brett enjoys representing the little guy against big companies and the variety that makes every case so unique.

He has won several awards, including:

2015 Thomas Conway Award from the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association for his ability to zealously represent clients while remaining cordial to opposing counsel.
Top 100 Lawyer in Missouri and Kansas.
Top 50 Lawyer in Kansas City.
Best of the Bar in Kansas City since 2009 by the Kansas City Business Journal and Super Lawyers magazine.

Family and friends are very important to Br

Location

Votava Nantz & Johnson, LLC
9237 Ward Pkwy Ste 240
Kansas City, MO, 64114-3330

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Adjunct Professor
  • Umkc Law School
  • 2014 - Present
  • Partner
  • Bartimus, Frickleton, Robertson & Gorny, PC
  • 2003 - 2016
  • Associate
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon
  • 2001 - 2003

Education

  • University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
  • 2001
  • University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Biochemistry
  • 1998

Associations

  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2024
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2023
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2022
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2021
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Conway Trial Lawyer Award
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (2)
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Personal injury Attorney | Jun 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Brett. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 15
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Brett has the skill, experience and knowledge to thoroughly analyze your case and see it through to fair and just compensation for you. I highly recommend him."
Litigation Attorney | Apr 15
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Brett is an extremely experienced, talented and skilled trial attorney. I highly recommend him."
Class action Attorney | Nov 14
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Kansas City Personal injury Lawyer Brett Thomas Votava
Brett Thomas Votava
Personal injury Attorney
Kansas City, MO
Licensed for 22 years