James R. Shetlar is a partner in the law firm, James R. Shetlar Law Offices, P.A., and exclusively practices in the areas of vehicle, pedestrian, train and boat accidents, serious injuries, medical malpractice, serious falling injuries, workers’ compensation, and construction worker accidents. His goal is to help his injured clients get a fair amount of money in settlement or from a court award. Mr. Shetlar has dedicated his law practice for over 35+ years to help individuals who have been injured.
Mr. Shetlar has received several prestigious legal awards and is considered one of the preeminent lawyers in the Kansas City metropolitan area. His awards and recognitions include:
AV rating from Martindale-Hubble
Listed in the consumer guide Best Lawyers in America
KC Magazine’s “Top Attorneys in Missouri and Kansas”
Outstanding Lawyers of America
KC Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar”
The National Trial Lawyers’, “Top 100 Trial Lawyers”
“Super Lawyers” in Missouri and Kansas
Who’s Who in American Law
Top 100 Injured Workers’ Attorney by WILG
Mr. Shetlar is a member of several court or trial lawyer organizations, including:
The American Association of Justice
Kansas Association of Justice
Missouri Association of Justice
Mr. Shetlar has served on numerous committees and held various titles within these professional organizations, and given lectures and legal presentations. He has been past Section Chair for the Workers Comp Section of Kansas Trial Lawyers and also has spoken on several occasions for Kansas Trial Lawyers Workers Comp Seminar and the Division of Kansas Work Comp Seminar.
Mr. Shetlar’s law practice is limited to representing injured individuals in medical/legal matters.