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Kirk Presley

Presley & Presley LLC
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Kirk Presley
Presley & Presley LLC
Kansas City,

With more than 30 years of legal experience in and out of the courtroom, Kansas City personal injury attorney Kirk Presley serves clients facing the most complex and significant plaintiff's personal injury cases involving insurance bad faith, transportation accidents, and aviation accidents. Kirk Presley’s litigation practice seeks to help his clients while applying pressure on industries that have a history of wrongful and negligent actions.

While volunteering with Trial Lawyers Care, Kirk represented five clients with claims before the Victim’s Compensation Fund following the 9/11 attacks including one recovery in excess of $4,000,000.


Missouri, 1983

California, 1990

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, 1983


University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 1983

Drury College, Bachelor of Arts, 1980


Drury University’s Distinguished Alumni Award for Community Service in 2009

UMKC Law Foundation’s President’s Award in 2007

Pat Kelly Service Award in 2012.

Named as one of The Best Lawyers in America© in the specialty of personal injury litigation since 2009.

Selected to Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, 2005 – 2013

Chosen Best of the Bar, Kansas City Business Journal, 2002 to Present

Professional Affiliations

UMKC Law Foundation, Trustee, Director, & Vice President of Development

American Association for Justice, Member (Product Liability and Aviation Sections)

American Association for Justice-Carbon Monoxide Litigation Group, Former Chairman

Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Sustaining Member

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Member

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Tort Law Committee, Former Chairman

LEAP Foundation, Trustee and Director

Drury University, Trustee & Director

Trial Lawyers Care

Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member

Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Litigation Group, Former Chairman

National Fire Protection Association Member

Bacchus Foundation, Former President & Board Member

Young Benefactors of the Missouri Repertory Theater, Former Board Member

Published Works

Closing Argument (Chapter 11), Missouri Trial Tactics Handbook, 1986

Carbon Monoxide: Stalking the Silent Killer, Trial Magazine

Trial Magazine, The ATLA Aviation Section Newsletter, as well as MATA and KCMBA publications.

Representative Cases

Lowery v. Horvath, 689 S.W. 2d 625 (Supreme Ct. of Mo. 1985)

Augspurger v. MFA Oil Company, 940 S.W. 2d 934 (Mo. Ct. of Appeals 1997)

Purtell v. Cunningham, 1396 CC 068083

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