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Dudley Smith

Areas of Expertise:
Administrative Law, Business Litigation, Commercial, Construction, Contracts, Insurance, Medical Malpractice / Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Probate, Products Liability, Professional Liability / Malpractice, Real Property
Mediator, Arbitrator
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Professional Experience:

Mr. Smith mediates civil cases in state and federal courts in Kansas and Missouri. He has more than 40 years of litigation experience in state and federal courts. Smith has been recognized since 1991 as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the area of personal injury litigation. He also has certifications in mediation in the following: Kansas Supreme Court Approved in Core Mediation and Civil Mediation; Missouri Rule 17 of Dispute Resolution Neutrals.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Association of Attorney-Mediators
  • Association for Conflict Resolution
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Society of Pharmacy Law
  • Kansas Association of Defense Counsel
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Association for Justice
  • Kansas Association for Justice
  • Kansas Bar Foundation
  • American Association for Justice
  • Kansas Association for Justice
  • American Judicature Society
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Kansas Bar Foundation
  • Kansas College of Trial Advocacy
  • University of Kansas Law Review, Board of Editors


  • University of Kansas, B.A., Mathematics
  • University of Kansas, J.D.


  • Kansas Supreme Court
  • Missouri Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Kansas
  • United States Court of Appeals, 10th District
  • United States District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • United States Supreme Court


  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • Top Attorneys in Missouri and Kansas
  • KC Magazine’s Super Lawyers

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