Firm Number: 816-525-7881
Cell Number: 816-944-9393
Jeff joined Lauber Municipal Law, LLC in 2019 and practices in the areas of general municipal law, Municipal prosecution, public entity litigation & appellate law, public contracts, ordinance, code, & charter drafting, and other general municipal issues. Prior to joining Lauber Municipal Law, LLC, Jeff served for seven years as the Assistant City Counselor for the City of Independence, Missouri where, in addition to general municipal work, he litigated the City’s employee injury claims under its self-insured workers compensation program. His prior experience includes work with several prominent Kansas City firms and a major reinsurance carrier handling litigation and appeals of workers compensation and insurance defense matters. While in law school Jeff interned with the Wyandotte County District Attorney’s office and with the Northeast Kansas Conflict Office of the Kansas State Board of Indigents’ Defense. A lifelong Kansas Citian, Jeff resides in Shawnee, Kansas with his wife Beth and their two sons.
Washburn University School of Law – J.D. with Honors, 1998
Moot Court Council – Member and Team Captain
Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas – B.A., majors in Physics and Astronomy, 1992
United States District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2003
The Order of Barristers
Hare v. Cole, 25 S.W.3d 617 (Mo. Ct. App WD 2000) (Oral argument and brief to the Western District - WD 57764).
Hargrave v. American Standard, SC 82,685. Brief to the Missouri Supreme Court.
Lopez v. Lopez, WD 58,259. Brief to the Western District.
Wood v. Groh, 81,826. Brief to the Kansas Supreme Court.
The Missouri Bar
Kansas City Missouri Bar Association
Vigil Honor Member, “Wise Patient Raven,” Tamegonit Lodge, Order of the Arrow
Honorary Warrior “Swift Rising Silver Owl,” Tribe of Mic-O-Say
Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America:
Associate Lodge Advisor (Ceremonial Team), - Tamegonit Lodge
Unit Commissioner & Chapter OA Advisor - Shawnee Trails District
Troop Committee Member, Boy Scout Troop 394, Shawnee, Kansas
Merit Badge Counselor and Religious Emblem Award Coordinator