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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, 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
  • “"Wonderful results"”

    Louie Caskey

  • “We were very pleased with the way we were kept informed and guided through every step, all the way to the settlement date.”

    Martha H.

  • “Mr. Kingsland and his staff were very thorough and stayed with my case for a prompt resolution.”

    Jennifer B.

  • “From our initial encounter to the day of settlement, I was extremely impressed by his professionalism.”

    J. Mattonen

  • “We were both very pleased with how quickly this matter was settled and are comfortable with the settlement amount.”

    Patricia L.

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

    Thomas V. B.

  • “I would always recommend Bob to anyone with a serious injury who needed an attorney.”

    Mary A.

  • “I am very grateful.”

    Cindy P.

  • “He does everything within His power to go above the call of duty to ensure your case is handled only in the most professional/productive manner with the your quality life always in the forefront.”

    Christopher P.

  • “I am unbelievably grateful that we had such an outstanding attorney and staff to support us and help us through this experience!”

    Brittny O

  • “Very proficient. And very hard working towards getting things done in a good, timely manner.”

    Lacretia C.

  • “My wife and I had a wonderful experience working with Mr. Kingsland. Felt like he was on our side from day one.”

    Bill E.

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

    Cieara J.

  • “His firm has excellent service when you are there in the office or over the phone.”

    Erica J.

  • “Bob Kingsland did the finest job of any attorney that I have ever worked with during the more than 25 years that I have consulted on medical cases.”

    D. A., M.D.

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 Settlement Vaccine leads to Paralysis/Quadriplegia
  • $7,326,934.00 Recovery Vaccine leads to cardiac/respiratory arrest and brain damage
  • $7.25 Million Settlement $7.25 million awarded family of worker who fell to his death from high rise building
  • $7 Million Settlement Breach of Policy Coverage/Bad Faith Claim
  • $5 Million Settlement Truck-Car Fatality Collision
  • $4 Million Settlement Head-on Collision
  • $2.69 Million Combined Settlements Elective Surgery Fraud/Malpractice
  • $2.3 million cumulative settlements Bariatric surgeries
  • $1.85 million settlement Worker Crushed by Forklift While Visiting Industrial Plant
  • $1.83 million recovery 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