FAMILY LAW THROUGH INSURANCE COVERAGE
SUSAN SAPER GALAMBA
THE LAW OFFICE OF
SUSAN SAPER GALAMBA, L.C.
14221 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66223
Susan Saper Galamba devotes her practice exclusively to family law.
She is licensed in Kansas and Missouri and is trained in mediation
and arbitration. She authored the book Don’t Burn the Underwear that
provides concrete information about the divorce process in a concise
and easily understandable format. She formerly hosted the talk radio
show Till Divorce Do Us Part and is a frequent lecturer on family law
topics. She is a Fellow of AAML and member of the Kansas and Missouri
Bar Associations, the Johnson County Bar Association – Family Law
Bench Bar Committee, KCMBA – Family Law Committee, and ABA –
Family Law Section.
JILL C. JACKOBOICE
JACKOBOICE & FISHER, LLC
4505 Madison Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64111
Jill C. Jackoboice practices exclusively in the area of family law in
Missouri and Kansas. She obtained her B.S.B.A. and her J.D. from the
University of Missouri – Columbia. She was admitted to The Missouri
Bar in 1993 and the Kansas Bar in 1994. In 2005, Ms. Jackoboice was
the recipient of the Congenial Counselor Award from the Kansas City
Metropolitan Bar Association and was included in The Best Lawyers in
America in 2008-2014. Ms. Jackoboice presently is a member of The
Missouri Bar and the Kansas Bar Associations.
SCOTT M. MANN
EVANS & MULLINIX, PA
7225 Renner Road
Shawnee, KS 66217
Scott handles all aspects of family law matters, including divorce,
spousal and child support, custody, and premarital agreements. He
accepts both traditional litigation and collaborative law cases. Scott
is an American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Fellow and is a
former President of the Kansas Bar Association Family Law Section.
He is experienced in cases involving closely held business interests.
Scott practices throughout Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas.
Scott is a shareholder of Evans & Mullinix, a full-service firm located in
Shawnee, Kansas, where he has previously chaired the eight-attorney
Family Law Practice Group, one of the largest in Johnson County.
The firm congratulates Scott on being named to Missouri & Kansas
SARAH S. PLEBAN
AT TORNEY AT LAW
Clayton, MO 63105
Sarah Pleban practices almost exclusively as a guardian ad litem in the
area of family law. She has extensive experience in complicated custody
issues, having handled a significant volume of cases involving mental
health, addiction, sexual abuse, child abuse, special needs’ children,
and high-conflict families. While Sarah encourages and aids families
in resolving their custody issues, she also has much experience in the
courtroom, both working in the domestic arena and having served as
Chief Trial Attorney in the St. Louis County Public Defender’s Office.
Sarah has frequently lectured on a variety of guardian ad litem topics.
The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based
solely upon advertisements.
ANITA I. RODARTE
BERNSTEIN, RODARTE &
9237 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64114
Anita I. Rodarte has practiced family law for over 29 years in the
Kansas City metropolitan area. She is licensed in Missouri and Kansas.
Her extensive experience includes negotiated settlement, litigation,
and appeal of complex family law matters. She is recognized for her
experience in the appeal of family law trial judgments. In addition, Anita
provides consultation assistance to attorneys in family law litigation
and appellate matters. She authored the chapter and supplements
on Dissolution of Marriage in Missouri for the Missouri Bar Family
Law Deskbook and is a frequent lecturer on family law topics. She is
a member of the Missouri and Kansas Bar Associations, the American
Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, The Missouri Bar Family Law
Section, and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Family
THOMAS J. FRITZLEN, JR.
MARTIN, LEIGH, LAWS &
1044 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64105
Thomas J. Fritzlen, Jr. is a shareholder in the firm of Martin, Leigh,
Laws & Fritzlen, P.C., with offices in Kansas City and St. Louis, Missouri
and Overland Park, Kansas. Mr. Fritzlen is principally involved in
the handling of commercial litigation, construction law, creditors’
rights, and general business law. Mr. Fritzlen has lectured locally and
nationally on commercial litigation and construction law. He has tried
numerous cases in state and federal courts and successfully argued in
the appellate courts of Kansas and Missouri and the Eighth and Tenth
Circuit Courts of Appeals. Mr. Fritzlen serves on the Advisory Board for
the Legal League 100, a national consortium of law firms, and serves as
a managing member of the Default Attorney Group.
CONSTRUC TION LITIGATION
GENERAL LI TIGATION
MARK T. KEMPTON
KEMPTON AND RUSSELL, LLC
114 East 5th Street
PO Box 815
Sedalia, MO 65302
Mark T. Kempton focuses his practice on litigation in a variety of
matters, including personal injury, medical malpractice, product
liability, commercial and business claims, employment discrimination,
and criminal cases. A graduate of the University of Missouri – Columbia
(B.A., 1973; J.D., 1976), Mr. Kempton was awarded the Lon O. Hocker
Memorial Trial Lawyer Award by The Missouri Bar Foundation in 1984.
He is a Fellow and former Missouri State Chair of the American College
of Trial Lawyers. He is also a member and former chapter President
of the American Board of Trial Advocates and a member of the
International Society of Barristers.
PERSONAL INJURY PLAINTIFF: GENERAL
GENERAL LI TIGATION
DARCY V. HENNESSY
HENNESSY, BOE & GONDRING,
5940 Lamar Avenue
Mission, KS 66202
Darcy’s law firm, practicing in Missouri and Kansas and litigating across
the nation, emphasizes government contract, construction, and fidelity
and surety law. She has represented manufacturers, construction
contractors, sureties, service companies, and professional companies
doing business with commercial enterprises and federal, state, and
local governments. Her experience includes bid protests before the
Government Accountability Office, claims before the boards of contract
appeals, and lawsuits in federal and state courts. She is admitted to
the State Bars of Missouri and Kansas. She is the Missouri author of a
50-state mechanic’s lien law information service, lienlawonline.com.
Darcy taught government contract law for 17 years at UMKC.
GARY B. BREWER
DANIEL, POWELL, & BREWER, LLC
300 John Q. Hammons Parkway
Springfield, MO 65806
Gary B. Brewer is founding and managing member of Daniel, Powell &
Brewer, LLC. He has conducted numerous trials in both federal and
state courts in Missouri and nationally, concentrating on the areas
of insurance law, complex coverage disputes, nursing home liability,
and construction litigation. Mr. Brewer received his B.A. (summa cum
laude) in 1981 and law degree in 1985 (cum laude) from the University
of Missouri – Columbia. Publications include: G. Brewer and E. Thomas,
“Jury Instructions,” Missouri Practice, 3d Ed. (West 1992); G. Brewer,
“Cross Examination,” Missouri Civil Trial Practice, 3d Ed. (Mo. Bar 2002).
CIVIL LITIGATION DEFENSE
CONSTRUC TION LITIGATION