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JOHN A. CHRISTIANSEN is a solo practitioner with the Law Office of John Adams Christiansen, L.C., which has offices in Kansas City and Blue Springs. Mr. Christiansen's practice is solely devoted to litigation in the areas of personal injury, workers' compensation, contract law, employment discrimination, municipal court, and appellate practice. He was previously an assistant attorney general of Missouri and an adjunct professor at UMKC. Mr. Christiansen received a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a bachelor's degree in English (creative writing) from the University of Kansas. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, where he was a member of the UMKC Law Review, and also received his LL.M. degree from Georgetown University Law Center. He has been listed several times in Best of the Bar by the Kansas City Business Journal.
TIMOTHY J. DAVIS is of counsel with the law firm of Seigfreid Bingham P.C. His practice has involved litigation in state and federal courts all over the country. In particular, Mr. Davis has experience with litigation in construction, breach of contract, transportation, payment disputes, insurance law, inverse condemnation, trademark and Lanham Act claims, and workers' compensation. He is admitted to practice in Missouri and Nebraska and before the U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri; the U.S. District Court for Kansas; and the Seventh and Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Davis is a member of the Kansas City Metropolitan, American, Nebraska State and St. Joseph bar associations; the Lawyers Association of Kansas City; and the Missouri Western Legal Assistant Advisory Committee. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Nebraska and his J.D. degree from Creighton University School of Law.
MARK E. KELLY is a partner at Kelly Law Office, P.C., where his practice areas include workers' compensation, plaintiff's personal injury, automobile accidents, general product liability, litigation, and construction law. He has tried many jury trials in Missouri and Kansas state courts, and regularly appears on behalf of employees and employers before the Missouri and Kansas divisions of Workers' Compensation. Mr. Kelly received his B.S. degree from William Jewell College and his J.D. degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. He is admitted to The Missouri Bar and the Kansas Bar Association. Mr. Kelly is a member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Clay County Bar Association, and the Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers.
KENDRA M. OAKES is a shareholder at McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips, P.A. She represents the interests of employers and workers' compensation carriers in all aspects of workers' compensation matters and manages the firm’s Medicare Secondary Payer Act compliance practice. Ms. Oakes is admitted to practice in Missouri and Kansas. She earned her B.A. degree from the University of Nevada, Reno and her J.D. degree from the University of Kansas, where she was Order of the Coif.