Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.

700 West 47th Street, Suite 410
Kansas City, MO 64112
United States

Phone: (816) 931-2700
Fax: (816) 931-7377

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Primary Contact
Amanda P. Ketchum
  • Office: (816) 714-3066
  • Cell: (816) 695-5690
Alternate Contact 1
Patrick K. McMonigle
  • Office: (816) 714-3039
  • Cell: (816) 678-1752
  • Fax: (816) 931-7377
Alternate Contact 2
John F. Wilcox, Jr.
  • Office: (816) 714-3046
  • Cell: (913) 522-8391
  • Fax: (816) 931-7377

About this Firm

Dysart Taylor was founded in 1934. It is a highly respected Midwestern law firm with broad expertise to support its clients’ growth and success in a myriad of industries. It is also touted as one of the nation’s leading transportation law firms. Six members of the firm have served as Presidents of the Transportation Lawyers Association, the leading bar association for attorneys in the transportation industry

Our attorneys are active in the community and have held governing positions in local and state bar associations and community organizations. Our AV-rated law firm is proud of its reputation for zealous advocacy, high ethical standards, and outstanding results. We are equally proud of the trust our local and national clients place in us.

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Law
  • Auto Liability
  • Aviation
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Bankruptcy, Creditor's Rights, and Insolvency
  • Business Litigation and Class Actions
  • Business Transactions/Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Construction Law
  • IP and Technology
  • Insurance Law
  • International Business and trade
  • Labor and Employment
  • Life, Health and Disability
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Retail and Hospitality Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark and Patent Law
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Trust and Estates
  • White Collar Defense

Representative Clients

  • ACE Group
  • AIX
  • Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
  • American Airlines, Inc. APL, LTD.
  • American Southern Insurance Company
  • Ash Grove Cement Company
  • Bimbo Bakeries USA
  • Carolina Casualty Insurance Company
  • Cheddar’s
  • Farm Bureau Property & Casualty Company
  • Global Aerospace, Inc.
  • Great American Insurance Group
  • Great West Casualty Company
  • Hiscox
  • IAT Insurance Group
  • Kissick Construction Company
  • Leggett & Platt, Incorporated
  • Midwest Bus Sales
  • One Beacon Insurance Company
  • Prairie Field Services
  • ProSight Specialty Insurance
  • Protective Insurance
  • R+L Carriers, Inc.
  • Roadbuilders Machinery and Supply Co., Inc.
  • Schneider National, Inc.
  • Sioux Chief Mfg. Co., Inc.
  • Spire
  • Terex Cranes, Inc.
  • The Cincinnati Insurance Companies
  • Transportation Corporation of America, Inc.
  • Transportation Services, Inc.
  • Tyson Foods, Inc.
  • Westlake Hardware
  • XTRA Lease
  • YRC Worldwide

Primary USLAW Practice Group Contacts

Appellate Law

Matthew W. Geary

Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.
Kansas City, MO
United States
Business Litigation and Class Actions

Patrick K. McMonigle

Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.
Kansas City, MO
United States
Complex Tort and Product Liability

John F. Wilcox, Jr.

Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.
Kansas City, MO
United States
Construction Law

Lee B. Brumitt

Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.
Kansas City, MO
United States
E-Discovery

John F. Wilcox, Jr.

Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.
Kansas City, MO
United States
IP and Technology

Thomas E. Roszak

Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.
Kansas City, MO
United States
Insurance Law

Patrick K. McMonigle

Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.
Kansas City, MO
United States
Labor and Employment

Amanda P. Ketchum

Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.
Kansas City, MO
United States
Mediation and Arbitration

John F. Wilcox, Jr.

Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.
Kansas City, MO
United States
Professional Liability

Amanda P. Ketchum

Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.
Kansas City, MO
United States
Real Estate

Matthew W. Geary

Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.
Kansas City, MO
United States
Retail and Hospitality Law

Amanda P. Ketchum

Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.
Kansas City, MO
United States
Tax Law

H. Joseph Price, Jr.

Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.
Kansas City, MO
United States
Transportation and Logistics

Patrick K. McMonigle

Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.
Kansas City, MO
United States
Trusts and Estates

H. Joseph Price, Jr.

Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.
Kansas City, MO
United States
White Collar Defense

John F. Wilcox, Jr.

Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.
Kansas City, MO
United States
Workers’ Compensation

Amanda P. Ketchum

Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C.
Kansas City, MO
United States

Resources & Articles

Lee Brumitt Secures Win for Client Accused of Missouri Merchandising Practices Act Violations

Lee Brumitt Secures Win for Client Accused of Missouri Merchandising Practices Act Violations

Posted December 6, 2021

Dysart Taylor trial success Dysart Taylor director Lee Brumitt secured a jury verdict in favor of his client, an apartment management company, against claims that it violated the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act (MMPA) based on alleged deceptive practices in the leasing and termination of a lease. The plaintiffs in this… Continue Reading

Meghan Litecky named Pro Bono Champion for veteran work

Meghan Litecky named Pro Bono Champion for veteran work

Posted November 5, 2021

Dysart Taylor director Meghan Litecky was honored as a Pro Bono Champion by the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA) and Legal Aid of Western Missouri as part of the Project Pro Bono initiative. Litecky was honored for her pro bono work with the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation’s (KCMBF)… Continue Reading

Defining Corporate Social Responsibility and the Role That Chief Legal Officers and In-House Counsel Play In Protecting Your Company’s Reputation and Its Future

Defining Corporate Social Responsibility and the Role That Chief Legal Officers and In-House Counsel Play In Protecting Your Company’s Reputation and Its Future

Posted November 4, 2021

Featuring Matthew W. Bauer, Connell Foley LLP (Newark, NJ); Amanda P. Ketchum, Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle& Brumitt, P.C. (Kansas City, MO); Thomas L. Oliver, II, Carr Allison (Birmingham, AL) About this program Society is demanding more and more from corporate America, especially after the events of 2020. Often the strategies… Continue Reading

What Could an Infrastructure Bill Mean to Your Company and Your Industry

What Could an Infrastructure Bill Mean to Your Company and Your Industry

Posted October 19, 2021

Featuring Thomas A. Ped, Williams Kastner (Portland, OR); John F. Wilcox, Jr., Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C. (Kansas City, MO) About this program The 2021 infrastructure bill promises to make massive federal investments in public transit, passenger rail, roads and bridges, clean drinking water, internet broadband and clean… Continue Reading

To Reserve or Not to Reserve

To Reserve or Not to Reserve

Posted June 4, 2019

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