Christopher Staley

Christopher's Biography

Meet Christopher Staley, a seasoned personal injury attorney with a unique background as a former insurance defense partner at a Kansas City law firm. Leveraging his extensive experience in insurance defense, Chris possesses unparalleled insights into the intricacies of claims and insurance contracts, making him a formidable advocate for those seeking justice in personal injury and wrongful death cases, including car wrecks, truck crashes, and slip and falls.

Recognized by his peers as one of the "Best Lawyers" in America for personal injury litigation and insurance law during his tenure as an insurance defense lawyer, Chris has established a reputation for dedicated advocacy. His approach seamlessly blends civility and professionalism with a tenacious commitment to representing his clients' interests. As an advocate, Chris prioritizes holding individuals and companies accountable for the harm they cause, guiding clients through the complexities of the legal system with meticulous care and genuine compassion.

A native of western Kansas, Chris earned his degree from the University of Kansas City – Missouri and pursued his legal education at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. His journey to becoming a lawyer was marked by hard work and persistence, including his time waiting tables and bartending in downtown Kansas City to support himself through college and law school. During his law school years, Chris showcased his commitment to excellence as a member of the national mock trial team, receiving CALI awards for outstanding academic performance and serving as the Editor-in-Chief of the Washburn Law Journal.

Licensed to practice in both Kansas and Missouri, Chris also holds admission to the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

Outside the courtroom, Chris enjoys refining his culinary skills, attempting to master the subtle art of smoking meat. Whether he's on the golf course, immersed in historical fiction, or spending quality time with his three children, Chris embraces a well-rounded life beyond his legal pursuits.

* Prior results in an earlier case do not guarantee or suggest a similar outcome in future matters the lawyer may undertake.

Bar Admissions

Bar Admissions
United States District Court for the District of Kansas
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Certifications & Memberships

Kansas Bar Association
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
Kansas Trial Lawyers Association
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association


Law School: Washburn University School of Law - 2015
Undergraduate: University of Missouri-Kansas City - 2012

Attorney Chris Staley

Christopher Staley

Serving All of Missouri & Kansas
Email: [email protected]

Testimonials & Client Thank You Letters