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Dustin L DeVaughn

Car accident Attorney at Wichita, KS

5.0   1 review

also known as Dustin Lynn DeVaughn

  • Licensed for 29 years
    State KS
    Acquired 1994
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Dustin

Learn Dustin’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Car accident
    75%

    29 years, 800 cases

  2. Personal injury
    15%

    29 years, 500 cases

  3. Slip and fall accident
    5%

    29 years, 100 cases

  4. Trucking accident
    5%

    29 years, 100 cases

With an unprecedented jury trial record and a history of multi-million dollar verdicts —- Dustin L. DeVaughn loves trying lawsuits almost as much as he loves winning them.

Named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers since 2009 by the National Trial Lawyers Association, a “Super Lawyer” since 2009 by the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers magazine, and nationally ranked Top 10 Attorney Award by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys since 2013, Mr. DeVaughn aggressively advocates his clients’ interests in a timely and efficient manner. On those cases that cannot be amicably resolved, he has extensive jury trial experience having litigated eighty-six (86) jury trials throughout Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma in both federal and state courts. Eighty-one (81) of those eighty-nine (89) jury trials have resulted in verdicts in his clients’ favor – a jury trial success rate of 91%!

DeVaughn’s jury trial successes also result in huge damage awards. Mr. DeVaughn has obtained several multi-million dollar verdicts including a 20 million dollar jury verdict in the State of Oklahoma and an 11 million dollar jury verdict in the State of Kansas — both record setting jury verdicts for personal injury cases.

 
Dustin L. DeVaughn
 

Mr. DeVaughn’s practice is limited exclusively to the prosecution of personal injury and wrongful death cases where he is retained by individuals with catastrophic injuries or families who have lost a loved-one due to the negligence of others. Mr. DeVaughn’s 20 years of experience in personal injury law includes being retained by Fortune 500 companies, major insurance companies and trucking companies. Having experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in litigation allows DeVaughn to maintain a competitive edge very few other attorneys have the privilege of experiencing.

DeVaughn is an Oklahoma native with his legal practice based in Wichita, Kansas. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas in 1991 and his joint Juris Doctorate and Masters in Business Administration degree from Washburn University School of Law in 1994. He is one of the founding members of DeVaughn James, LLC; is on the Board of Governors for the Kansas Association of Justice; and is a member of the Kansas and American Bar Association.

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Location

De Vaughn James, LLC
3241 N Toben
Wichita, KS, 67226

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Reviews

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Posted by Wendi | July 8, 2015
Motor Vehicle Collision
Dustin DeVaughn helped me when I was involved in a head on motor vehicle collision. He was wonderful to work with and was very esay to talk to. He was prompt in returning my phone calls and very courteous. He really cared about me and wanted to help me get through the incident. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who needs a lawyer.
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Cost

Rates
  • Contingency 33%-45%

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • DeVaughn James Injury Lawyers
  • 2012 - Present
  • Director
  • McDonald, Tinker, Skaer, Quinn & Herrington
  • 1994 - 2012

Education

  • Washburn University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1994
  • Washburn University
  • MA - Masters
  • 1994
  • University of Kansas
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1991

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Auto Accident
  • $20,000,000.00
  • Negligent Handling of Firearm
  • $11,630,000.00
  • Bicycle/ Auto Accident
  • $400,000.00
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Associations

  • Kansas Association for Justice
  • Board of Governors
  • 2014 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • N/A
  • 2012 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top 10 Attorney Award
  • National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2013
  • Top 10 Attorney Award
  • National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2012
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2011
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2010
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2009
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Publications

  • N/a
  • N/a
  • 2015

Speaking Engagements

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  • N/A

Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (3)
Endorse Dustin
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dustin is an excellent lawyer who genuinely cares about the well being of his clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dustin is a very skilled lawyer that represents his clients with intelligence and enthusiasm. He is one of the finest personal injury lawyers I know."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 24
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"In addition to his impeccable character, Dustin is a terrific litigator, hard working, and a zealous advocate for his clients. I've work with Dustin on more than one case and I can attest to this first hand. Without a doubt, I endorse this lawyer."
Car accident Attorney | Nov 03
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have known Dustin for several years and he is an experienced trial attorney who genuinely cares for his clients. His firm is trustworthy and always provides great customer service."
Unknown Attorney | Jul 08
Relationship: Other
"A hard working, reputable lawyer. I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 22
Relationship: Co-worker
"Dustin treats his clients with dignity and respect. He will always take a call from a client. Many attorneys brush off calls or meetings with their clients, but Dustin will drop everything he's doing to help a client. Dustin knows the law and knows how to work with insurance companies. He worked in the field of insurance defense for many years and so his brain thinks from all sides. Once Dustin has completed your case I believe you'll consider him a friend as well as your attorney."
Car accident Attorney | Jun 22
Relationship: Co-worker
"Dustin DeVaughn has some huge jury verdicts. I have been honored to watch Dustin work over 15 years. He is a very talented lawyer who gets great results. Most importantly he really cares for his clients. Any client would be blessed to have Dustin as their attorney."
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Wichita Car accident Lawyer Dustin L DeVaughn
Dustin L DeVaughn
Car accident Attorney
Wichita, KS
Licensed for 29 years