Your injury, accident and medical malpractice attorney for KC, KS and surrounding areas.
James R. Shetlar is a partner in the law firm, James R. Shetlar Law Offices, P.A., and exclusively practices in the areas of vehicle, pedestrian, train and boat accidents, serious injuries, medical malpractice, serious falling injuries, workers’ compensation, and construction worker accidents. His goal is to help his injured clients get a fair amount of money in settlement or from a court award. Mr. Shetlar has dedicated his law practice for over 35+ years to help individuals who have been injured.
Mr. Shetlar has received several prestigious legal awards and is considered one of the preeminent lawyers in the Kansas City metropolitan area. His awards and recognitions include:
• AV rating from Martindale-Hubble
• Listed in the consumer guide Best Lawyers in America
• KC Magazine’s “Top Attorneys in Missouri and Kansas”
• Outstanding Lawyers of America
• KC Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar”
• The National Trial Lawyers’, “Top 100 Trial Lawyers”
• “Super Lawyers” in Missouri and Kansas
• Who’s Who in American Law
• Top 100 Injured Workers’ Attorney by WILG
Mr. Shetlar is a member of several court or trial lawyer organizations, including:
· The American Association of Justice
· Kansas Trial Lawyer Association
· Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
Mr. Shetlar has served on numerous committees and held various titles within these professional organizations, and given lectures and legal presentations. He has been past Section Chair for the Workers Comp Section of Kansas Trial Lawyers and also has spoken on several occasions for Kansas Trial Lawyers Workers Comp Seminar and the Division of Kansas Work Comp Seminar.
Mr. Shetlar’s law practice is limited to representing injured individuals in medical/legal matters.
|KS||Authorized to practice law||1974||12/23/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2017|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2017|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Top 100||Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group||2014|
|Top Attorney's in Missouri and Kansas||KC Magazine||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Johnson County Civil Bench Bar Section||Chairman||2010 - Present|
|Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys||Member||2005 - Present|
|Kansas Trial Lawyers Association||Board of Governors||1980 - Present|
|Kansas Trial Lawyers Association||Member||1977 - Present|
|Johnson County Bar Association||Member||1974 - Present|
|Kansas Association for Justice, Workers Compensation Section||Chairman||1983 - 1986|
|Washburn University||JD - Juris Doctor||1974|
|Pittsburg State University||BS - Bachelor of Science||1969|
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