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undefinedRobert D. Kingsland, Jr.

Medical Malpractice Attorney in Kansas City


As the son of an accomplished lawyer and federal magistrate judge, Attorney Robert Kingsland, Jr. has dedicated himself to using his legal career to helping people. His mother was a social worker who instilled a strong conscience in him and helped him understand the importance of serving others. He is proud to act as a trusted advisor for clients. Attorney Kingsland has helped develop a staff that is passionate about using their knowledge, experience, and credentials to serve our clients.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1984
  • Kansas, 2010

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
  • Georgetown University – 1975

Honors & Awards

  • AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Included in Super Lawyers® Magazine since 2014
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Million-Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Who’s Who in America

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Board of Governors of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Member, 1999 – Present

Presentations

  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Medical Malpractice Litigation Tactics, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, December 2019
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Traumatic Brain Injury Cases: Doctor and Attorney Perspectives, “Calculating Brain Injury Damages and Life Care Plans,” Kansas City, Missouri, November 2018.
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Expert Witnesses: Using Kansas Court Rules to Your Advantage, “Laying the Foundation for Impeachment During Deposition,” Overland Park, Kansas, June 2018.
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Personal Injury from A to Z, “Personal Injury Settlements: Plaintiff vs. Defense Perspectives,” Kansas City, Missouri, May 2018.
  • Program Moderator, National Business Institute, The Judges Speak: Civil Court Litigation Do’s and Don’ts, Kansas City, Missouri April 2018.
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Traumatic Brain Injury Cases: Doctor and Attorney Perspectives, “Calculating Brain Injury Damages and Life Care Plans,” Overland Park, Kansas, December 2017.
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Traumatic Brain Injury Cases: Doctor and Attorney Perspectives, “Calculating Brain Injury Damages and Life Care Plans,” Kansas City, Missouri, April 2017.
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Effective Use of Medical Records and Medical Experts in Civil Litigation (two presentations): 1) Effective Use of Medical Experts & 2) Deposing and Cross-Examining Opposing Medical Experts, National Webcast, November 2016.
  • Speaker, Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City: “Medical Malpractice: What It Is and What It Is Not,” Kansas City, Missouri, May 2016.
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Expert Witnesses: Using Kansas Court Rules to Your Advantage – Laying the Foundation for Impeachment, Overland Park, Kansas, April 2016.
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Advanced Issues in Personal Injury Litigation (two presentations): 1) Using Medical Records to Win Your Case & 2) Getting the Most Out of Expert Witnesses, Overland Park, Kansas, June 2015.
  • Speaker, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Deposing & Cross-Examining Opposing Medical Experts, Kansas City, Missouri, October 2014.
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Trial of the Personal Injury Case & Personal Injury Settlements, Overland Park, Kansas, August 2014.
  • Speaker, Missouri Bar Association Solo Small Firm Conference (two presentations), 1) Direct and Cross Examination of Expert Witness Physicians & 2) Treatment Gone Bad: Spotting Medical Negligence Cases in PI and Workers’ Compensation Cases, Branson, Missouri, June 2014.
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Medical Experts and Records, Overland Park, Kansas, April 2014.
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Mental Health Expert Witness Strategies, National Webcast, November 2013.
  • Speaker, LawReview CLE, Medical Experts in Civil Litigation, national webcast, June 2012.
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Effective Use of Medical Records and Medical Experts in Civil Litigation, National Webcast, February 2012.
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Medical Malpractice from A to Z, Overland Park, Kansas, June 2011.
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury: Start to Finish, Overland Park, Kansas, June 2010.
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Tackling Advanced Medical Malpractice Issues, Overland Park, Kansas, May 2009.
  • Speaker, National Business Institute, Handling the Auto Injury Claim, Kansas City, Missouri, October 2008.
  • Speaker, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Tort Law Update, Kansas City, Missouri, June 2007.
  • Speaker, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, MATA Trial Tips, Kansas City, Missouri, March 2001.

Get in touch with Attorney Robert D. Kingsland, Jr. by calling our firm at (816) 484-3776.

Client Testimonials

When We Make the Case for Our Clients
They Make the Case For Us
  • “Mr. Kingsland and Mr. Akins were able to get me fully compensated for my injuries.”

    Edmund S.

  • “Dempsey & Kingsland was very proficient and hard-working.”

    Lacretia C.

  • “I will not hesitate to recommend Dempsey & Kingsland.”

    Patricia L.

  • “Wonderful staff.”

    Louie C.

  • “Bob Kingsland is the best attorney in the world.”

    Erica J.

  • “I would always recommend Bob to anyone in need of an attorney.”

    Mary A.

  • “Mr. Kingsland’s professionalism was above and beyond what I expected.”

    Lawanda R.

  • “Mr. Kingsland wasted no time taking my case.”

    Lori

  • “I am very grateful for Mr. Kingsland.”

    Cindy P.

  • “My wife and I had a wonderful experience working with Mr. Kingsland.”

    Bill E.

  • “Once again I can’t thank you all enough. I appreciate everything you’ve done for me. ”

    Cieara J.

  • “We want to thank the Dempsey & Kingsland team for all of their hard work.”

    Kaye H.

  • “I will never hesitate to refer Mr. Kingsland to anyone who is in need of a professional attorney.”

    John J.

  • “Lee Dempsey and his team work aggressively for each client.”

    Jerry N.

  • “Thank you Mr. Kingsland for the opportunity to mediate the case yesterday.”

    Thomas V. B.

Why Choose Dempsey & Kingsland

Put Experience on Your Side
  • Proven Record of Success in Cases Like Yours

  • More than 80 Years of Combined Legal Experience

  • Dr. O’Shaughnessy & Cathy Brown RN Work with Us From Start to Finish

  • Accessible Attorneys that are Involved in Each Case

Verdicts & Settlements

Your Victories are Our Victories
  • $43.1 Million Vaccine Leads to Paralysis/Quadriplegia
  • $7.32 Million Vaccine Leads to Cardiac/Respiratory Arrest & Brain Damage
  • $7.25 Million Workers' Compensation
  • $7 Million Breach of Policy Coverage/Bad Faith Claim
  • $5 Million Truck-Car Fatality Collision
  • $4 Million Head-On Collision
  • $2.69 Million Elective Surgery Fraud/Malpractice
  • $2.3 Million Bariatric Surgeries
  • $1.85 Million Worker Crushed by Forklift at Industrial Plant
  • $1.83 Million Vaccine Leads to Spinal Injury

Our Commitment to Excellence

  • Keenan Trial Institute
  • American Association for Justice
  • MATA - Helping to Balance the Scales of Justice
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Best of the Bar
  • AV Peer Review Rated - AV - Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers