Mitchell L. Burgess
Attorney at Law
Mitchell Burgess is originally from Southwest Missouri. Mitch completed his undergraduate degree at Drury University in Springfield double majoring in History and Political Science. He graduated in 1995, magna cum laude and as a member of the Honors Program.
Mitch attended Law School at the University of Missouri - Columbia and received his Juris Doctorate in 1998. While at M.U., Mitch was a member of the Missouri Environmental Law & Policy Review and was published in 1997.
After graduating from law school, Mitch clerked for the Honorable Judge Laura Stith on the Missouri Court of Appeals – Western District. Judge Stith now sits on the Missouri Supreme Court.
Prior to opening his own law firm in the fall of 2004, Mitch worked for a highly successful Kansas City Plaintiffs litigation firm where he gained tremendous experience handling cases across the county involving personal injury, pharmaceutical and product liability litigation.
Since founding his own law firm in 2004, Mitch has repeatedly been recognized as one of the top Plaintiffs' Attorneys in the region. He has been named one of the "Best of the Bar" by the Kansas City Business Journal, a "SuperLawyer" by Superlawyers Magazine, and one of the "Top 40 Under 40" by the National Trial Lawyers Association.
In 2010, Mitch was named one of the "Winningest" plaintiffs' attorneys by Missouri Lawyers Weekly and was recognized for securing one of the Top 10 Plaintiffs wins that year. Mitch has had numerous successes in personal injury and class action litigation and has been appointed class counsel on dozens of class action cases.
In his free time, Mitch enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with friends and family.
I am tenacious and compassionate and will never give up on your case.
Bar & Court Admissions
Missouri Supreme Court
U.S. Court for the Western District of Missouri
District of Kansas
8th Circuit Court of Appeals
Drury University, B.A. History and Political Science, magna cum laude 1995
University of Missouri – Columbia, Juris Doctorate, 1998
Member, Missouri Environmental Law and Policy Review
Repeatedly Named Missouri & Kansas "Super Lawyer"
Best of the Bar – Kansas City Missouri Business Journal
Named "Top 40 under 40" – National Trial Lawyers Association
Top 10 Plaintiffs Wins in the State of Missouri – 2010 Missouri Lawyers Weekly
Professional Associations & Memberships
Missouri Bar Association
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
Charity/Local Community Involvement
Unity Church on the Plaza
Harvesters – Kansas City, Missouri
Spending time with friends and family