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  • Kirk Presley elected to Missouri’s 16th Circuit Judicial Commission

    Kansas City, Mo.—November 19, 2019— Kirk Presley , founding member of the Presley & Presley law firm, has been elected to the 16 th Circuit Judicial Commission on November 12, and sworn in on November 19, 2019. The commission is responsible for interviewing all applicants for judicial vacancies and recommending a panel of three to the Missouri governor for a final selection. The commission is ...
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  • Presley & Presley Law Firm Named One of the Nation’s Best in U.S. News Survey

    Kansas City, Mo.—November 1, 2019— Presley & Presley once again has earned selection as one of the nation’s best law firms in the annual survey published by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America. The firm is ranked as a regional Tier 1 practice in the area Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation. Rankings for Best Law Firms are compiled for major metropolitan areas across the ...
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  • Presley & Presley attorney Matthew McCoy honored as a 2019 Missouri Lawyers Weekly Up & Coming Lawyer

    September 9, 2019 – Presley & Presley, LLC , is pleased to announce that Mathew McCoy has been selected as a 2019 Missouri Lawyer Weekly’s Up & Coming lawyer. The annual Up & Coming awards celebrate outstanding legal professionals who are 40 or younger or who are within their first 10 years of practice. Honorees have demonstrated professional accomplishment, skill and leadership beyond their years ...
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  • Kirk Presley awarded Kansas City Business Journal’s 2019 Best of the Bar

    September 9, 2019 – Presley & Presley is pleased to announce that Kirk Presley has once again been recognized in the 2019 Kansas City Business Journal’s Best of the Bar. The Best of the Bar acknowledges the work of exceptional area lawyers and provides the business community with a definitive guide of whom to seek for the highest quality legal advice. Honorees are chosen by an independent panel of ...
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  • Kirk Presley Named to 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in America©

    Kansas City, Mo.—August 19, 2019— Presley & Presley, LLC is pleased to announce that founding partner, Kirk Presley , has once again been named among the best in the nation in the 2020 edition of the prestigious legal publication The Best Lawyers in America©. Kirk earned honors in the following categories: Aviation Law Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiff’s Personal Liability Litigation – ...
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  • Associate Profile: Matt McCoy

    What do you enjoy most about being an attorney and working at Presley & Presley? Being an attorney allows you to be challenged and to encounter new and interesting scenarios almost every day. Each client’s case brings its own challenges; providing some level of peace and finality to each client is rewarding. Working at Presley & Presley magnifies everything above. A significant portion of our work ...
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  • Presley & Presley’s Matt McCoy named to National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40

    Kansas City, Mo. – February 6, 2019 – Matt McCoy, attorney with Presley & Presley, was recently chosen for National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40. The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization composed of the top trial lawyers from each state or region under the age of 40. Membership into the National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only to a select ...
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  • Presley Wins $3.5M for Family of Man Killed in Power Plant Explosion

    Attorney Kirk Presley helped recover $3.5 million for the family of a 54-year-old man who died in a power plant explosion near Weston, Mo. Presley acted as lead counsel for the plaintiffs, who won nearly $12.21 million in combined verdicts. The very technical case largely came down to a debate about whether the blame for the explosion lay with a poorly made valve or the managing of the Iatan, Mo. ...
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  • Presley & Presley Wins $6.5M Verdict in Police Brutality Case

    Presley & Presley LLC has secured a more than $6.5 million verdict for Bryce Masters, whose life nearly ended when a police stop escalated dangerously out of control. Despite the legal difficulty of such cases, a jury in federal court in Kansas City didn’t hesitate to side with Masters. After the weeklong trial, jurors took a matter of hours to return the hefty verdict. “Unfortunately, because of ...
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  • Meet Attorney Sean Brown of Presley & Presley, LLC

    Associate Profile: Sean Brown What do you enjoy most about being an attorney and working at Presley & Presley? I would say the best part is being able to help people whose lives were changed by physical injuries or the wrongful death of a loved one. You meet people who are at a real low point and try to help them recover and get back on their feet. I like that I get to learn from the best working ...
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  • Why Have a Lawyer to Help with the Insurance Company?

    There are many different concerns that you may have when navigating the legal matters following a car accident. Far too often, individuals find themselves in serious and complicated situations where they are unsure of what their rights are. As such, one of the most important things you can do after a car accident is hire a lawyer who can help you navigate the process, especially when it comes to ...
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  • Presley & Presley Win $15M Settlement for Teen Accident Victim

    Presley & Presley reached a $15 million settlement for a teenage boy who was injured in a devastating car crash. This amount ranks among the largest single claimant recoveries in the history of Kansas, where state law applies. The Accident In February 2016, a pickup truck driver allegedly ran a red light and crashed into the vehicle transporting Aundre Hobbs, Jr. (15). He sustained a massive head ...
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  • What Not to Say After a Car Accident

    We have discussed things that people should do after sustaining an injury in a car accident; however, it’s important to understand there are things and phrases that should also be avoided. These are things that, if said, may be used against you by the negligent party’s insurance company to try and limit liability. Knowing what not to say can help you protect your rights to pursue legal action. The ...
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  • Who Is Considered At Fault In a Car Crash?

    In any case involving a car accident, there are a number of things you want to ensure you have before filing a lawsuit seeking compensation. However, one of the most confusing factors may be determining who is considered at fault in the accident. It is the at-fault party who is often responsible for the damages that you sustain, and their insurance company may be liable for paying out ...
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  • Steps to Take Following a Car Accident

    In the aftermath of a car accident, there are a number of questions that may arise, and victims can feel as though they have no way to move forward. Getting the answers to these questions can be peaceful to the anxiety that a person feels after sustaining an injury. Far too often, the problems that present themselves after a car accident are a result of individuals not knowing what to do after ...
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