Mark Kempton has tried lawsuits in all parts of the State of Missouri for over 45 years. Mark has tried civil cases and criminal cases.
He has represented individuals and companies. He has prosecuted cases for plaintiffs and defended cases for defendants. He has obtained record-setting verdicts for injured people and he has protected innocent parties from serious claims.
When the Missouri legislature sought to impeach the Governor, Mark was hired to prosecute the impeachment. When lawyers are in trouble, they call Mark and he represents them in litigation or disciplinary proceedings. When Judges need help, they call Mark and he acts as a special master, receiver, arbitrator, or mediator. When people are injured by others, they call Mark and he represents them in serious injury and wrongful death claims.
Mark’s honors and awards include the Lon O. Hocker Memorial Trial Lawyer Award (1984), induction by invitation to the American College of Trial Lawyers (1998, State Chair 2000-2002), the American Board of Trial Advocates (Western Mo-Eastern Ks Chapter President 2003), the International Society of Barristers, and Best Lawyers in America. Mark has been rated AV (highest classification available) by Martindale-Hubbell since 1984 and he has been named a Super Lawyer for Missouri each year since his inception.
Mark is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Law and admitted to practice before the State Courts of Missouri, the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Our Sedalia personal injury lawyers are ready to help you seek justice and financial recovery, no matter how complex your case may be, and no matter who the legal opponent is. Our legal advocates know how to assert clients’ rights against national insurance companies, large manufacturers, and other deep-pocketed opponents, coming away with legal victories for our clients time and again.
$6.463 million jury verdict in favor of a Missouri coal mining company because of the tortious interference by a state regulatory official with the coal company's agreement to sell to another company.
$4 million jury verdict in favor of an individual whose leg was amputated following a collision with a trailer that came loose from a pickup truck.