The Team You Need for the Results You Deserve Kansas City's Leading Medical Malpractice & Serious Personal Injury Firm

The Staff at Dempsey & Kingsland, P.C.

Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Representation in Kansas City

Our professional staff members go above and beyond to keep our firm running smoothly and to ensure that every client receives outstanding service from start to finish. Our staff is here to assist you however possible – whether you have questions, concerns, or need support, you can count on our friendly and experienced team members.

Read more about each of our staff members below, and be sure to call us at (816) 484-3776 to request a free consultation today.

  • undefinedNancy Strong - Business Manager

    Nancy joined Dempsey & Kingsland as the business manager in 1994. She graduated from the University of Missouri Columbia. After graduation, Nancy joined Professional Medical Insurance Company as a lead accountant, where she worked for eight years.

    As the Business Manager, Nancy handles all aspects of the Dempsey & Kingsland business and day-to-day operations. Nancy also serves as the System Administrator to the office and has helped Dempsey & Kingsland grow into one of the most technically advanced law firms in the area.


  • undefinedCarol Hoffman - Receptionist

    Carol has been a valued member of the Dempsey & Kingsland staff since she began work here as receptionist in 2001. Previously, Carol was a stay-at-home mother focused on raising her four sons. Three of her sons have obtained college degrees and her youngest son is currently in college. Carol’s oldest son earned All American honors as a member of the soccer team at Baker University.


  • undefinedDawn Cook - Paralegal

    Dawn received an Associate Degree in Paralegal Technology and Paralegal Certificate from Penn Valley Community College in 1996. She went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration graduating in 2000 from Park University. She worked for Shughart, Thomson & Kilroy, Lance Welch and Totta & Parrish before joining Dempsey & Kingsland in 2001.


  • undefinedKerry Hopkins - Paralegal

    Kerry joined Dempsey & Kingsland as a legal assistant for Bob Kingsland in 2011. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Park University on the Park-McAfee full-tuition scholarship in 2009. Previously, Kerry worked in banking and customer service.


  • undefinedKristiana Paré - Legal Assistant

    Kris joined Dempsey & Kingsland as a legal assistant in 1996. She is married with two young children. Prior to her employment with Dempsey & Kingsland, she worked for Kaiser Permanente. She has a degree in Health Information Management, which focuses on health care data including studies involving the legal aspects of health information management. She completed her clinicals at Excelsior Springs Medical Center and Truman Medical Center.


  • undefinedMaggie O’Neal - Legal Assistant

    Maggie joined Dempsey & Kingsland as a legal assistant for Bob Kingsland in 2015. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Music from Newman University in 2014. Previously, Maggie worked in sales and hospitality.


  • undefinedNatalie Frank - Law Clerk

    Natalie joined Dempsey & Kingsland as a legal assistant for Bob Kingsland in December 2013. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Missouri – Kansas City where she graduated as an Honors Scholar. Natalie played an active role in campus life, serving as a member of the Chi Omega Fraternity and as president of the National Panhellenic Council. Previously, she worked in customer service.


  • undefinedAlicia Alcorn - Receptionist

    Alicia joined Dempsey & Kingsland in November 2017. She went to the University of Kansas and majored in Geology. Previously she was a church administrator. She is married with two daughters who keep her busy, and a Corgi named Holly that her daughters show in conformation, obedience and rally.

Please call (816) 484-3776 to get started on your case with Dempsey & Kingsland.

Client Testimonials

When We Make the Case for Our Clients
They Make the Case For Us
  • “We were both very pleased with how quickly this matter was settled and are comfortable with the settlement amount.”

    Patricia L.

  • “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.

  • “Mr. Kingsland’s professionalism was above and beyond what I expected. He is a man of great integrity, compassion and honor…”

    Lawanda R.

  • “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.

  • “Mr. Kingsland and Mr. Akins were able to get me fully compensated for my injuries.”

    Edmund S.

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

    J. Mattonen

  • “I am very grateful.”

    Cindy P.

  • “I would recommend him to a friend. A great staff.”

    Stan G.

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

    Brittny O

  • “You Mr. Kingsland personally demonstrated courage, candor, and legal ability to achieve this result on my behalf.”

    Reith B.

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

    Thomas V. B.

  • “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.

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

    Cieara J.

  • “Mr. Kingsland and his staff were exceptionally prepared. He removed a major burden from my life.”

    Joseph Z.

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

  • 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