Profile

David Mayer

Monsees & Mayer, P.C.
4717 Grand Avenue
Suite 820
Kansas City, MO 64112
816-361-5555
www.monseesmayer.com


David was born and raised in Kansas City, where he attended Rockhurst High School. He went on to Boston College and earned a double major in Political Science and Economics. Upon returning to Kansas City, David enrolled at the University of Missouri - Kansas City Law School, where he received the American Jurisprudence Award and was a Victor Wilson Scholar.

David's practice concentrates on safety of children and the elderly. David has helped many clients recover for injuries or damages they received, including handicapped children who have been neglected or abused; children injured by dangerous conditions in stores; injury and death to the elderly from negligent nursing homes and transportation companies; injuries at swimming facilities as well as various automobile claims against negligent drivers and their employers. For these efforts, David has been admitted to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

David volunteers his time for legal aid programs throughout Missouri and Kansas, and serves on the Board of various not-for-profit charity organizations.

Community Service Activities

Treasurer of St. Thomas Moore Men's Club - Organization raising money to support inner-city athletics.

VAP - provided legal services to low-income individuals who were sued in civil lawsuits arising out of phone scams; ongoing member accepting periodic pro bono assignments for legal services for the indignent.

Juvenile Court - provided pro bono legal services to low-income juveniles who had juvenile charges brought against them.

Coaching - Soccer coach for 3rd grade boys and 5th grade girl's teams - Football coach for 3rd grade boys.

Bishop Sullivan Center - donated food, money and presents to low-income families for Christmas.

Committee member of fundraiser to support junior tennis.

Major corporate sponsor of St. Thomas Moore Men's Club Golf Tournament, charitable golf tournament raising funds for St. Thomas Moore Catholic School.

Charitable contributions include donations to little league baseball, Leukemia Society, ALS and Big Brothers and Big Sisters.

Solace House - The mission of Solace House is to provide a safe and understanding environment where grieving children and their families can obtain support from counselors, trained volunteer facilitators and other families in similar situations.

Areas of Practice:

       
  • Nursing Home Negligence
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  • Automobile Accidents
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  • Construction / Industrial Injuries
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  • Trucking Accidents
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  • Child Safety
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  • Sexual Abuse

Litigation Percentage:

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

Missouri, 1992

Kansas, 1993

U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1992

U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 1993

U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1997

Education:

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri, 1992
Doctor of Jurisprudence

Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts, 1989
Bachelor of Science

Representative Cases:

Manzella v. Gilbert-Magill Co., 965 S.W. 2d 221 (Mo. App. W.D. 1998)

Hedglin v. Stahl Speciality Company, 903 S.W.2d 922 (Mo. App. W.D. 1995)

Lodigensky v. American States Preferred Ins. Co., 898 S.W.2d 661 (Mo. App. W.D. 1995)

Royse v. American Economy Ins. Co., 866 SW 2d 873 (Mo. App. W.D. 1993)

Marino v. Sander, 834 F.Supp. 1335 (D. Kan. 1993)

Hopfinger v. Kidder Intern., Inc., 827 F.Supp. 1444 (W.D. Mo. 1993)

Honors and Awards:

American Jurisprudence Award, 1990

Victor Wilson Scholar, 1991 - 1993

Life Member of Who's Who, 2000

AV rated- Martindale Hubbel

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Member

The Missouri Bar
Member

Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
Member

The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Member

Past Employment Positions:

Myerson, Monsees & Morrow, A Professional Corporation, Associate, 1992 – 1996