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We believe that the client always comes first.

No matter the circumstances, we'll treat you with respect and dignity, and provide sound advice and skilled legal counsel. With 19 years of legal experience, we offer effective and aggressive representation, with client satisfaction as our top priority. Our reputation, integrity and history of successful litigation speaks for itself.  Martindale-Hubbell rated for Very High Legal Ability and Ethical Standards, and Client Distinction Award for Demonstrated Excellence in Quality of Service, Overall Value, Responsiveness and Communication Ability. 

Aggressive and Effective Representation
Prompt and Clear Client Communication
Reasonable Legal Fees (Discounted Fees for Union Members)
Flat Fee plans available

Payment Plans Available

If you have been hurt on the job or in an auto accident in Overland Park or the Kansas City area, please also visit our website for more detailed information about these types of cases.    

Outside of Kansas City? You may also call us Toll Free 1-877-595-5146


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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 50%
    22 years, 125 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    22 years, 35 cases
  3. Divorce: 5%
    22 years, 12 cases
  4. Social Security: 5%
    22 years, 5 cases
  5. Other: 15%
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Hourly ($150-225/hour), contingent (20-45%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
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  • Kevin E Dellett

    Trent is a law school classmate whom I've watched grow into an excellent Worker's Comp lawyer over the years. He is dedicated and thorough, and really knows his stuff. You won't find a more caring attorney.


    Kevin Dellett Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Trent J. Besse, Attorney at Law

7199 W 98th Terr
Ste 140
Overland Park, KS, 66212


MOGood Standing, Active199701/08/2013
KSAuthorized to practice law199407/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
HonoreeGollden Key National Honor Society1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerBesse Law Office, P.A.2001 - Present
Associate AttorneyEnsz and Jester, P.A.2000 - 2001
AssociatePatton and Chamberlain1998 - 2000
AssociateRubins, Kase, Cambiano and Bryant1997 - 1998
AssociateMcPherson Law Office1995 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Trial Lawyers for Public JusticeN/A2001 - Present
Missouri State Bar AssociationN/A1997 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A1997 - Present
Missouri Association of Trial AttorneysN/A1996 - Present
Johnson County Bar AssociationN/A1996 - Present
Kansas Association for JusticeN/A1994 - Present
Kansas Bar AssociationN/A1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Summers v. Swope Community Enterprises$ 350,000 plus lifetime medical
Garside v. Craft$ 100,000
Nordman v. CNA Insurance$ 175,000
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Publication nameTitleDate
Mid American Nazarene University MBA Program SyllabusWorker's Compensation in the Workplace2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Kansas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University of KansasPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mid America Nazarene University MBA ProgramWorker's Compensation in the Workplace2002