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Todd Johnson


(816) 895-8800

Clients and local attorneys alike have commented on Todd’s ability to get things done. Clients have described Todd as attentive, honest, and professional. Attorneys have praised his knowledgeable, hardworking and practical approach.

Areas of Practice

  • Auto Accidents

  • Truck Accidents

  • Workplace Accidents

  • Premises Liability
  • Wrongful Death

  • Civil Rights

With common sense, a caring manner and a comprehensive understanding of the law, Todd helps his clients make the best choices after they have suffered loss through the negligent conduct of others. He has received numerous awards and accolades, including:

  • Holding an AV Preeminent peer rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest available grade from a service where fewer than 5% of all law firms even qualify for review.
  • Named “Best of the Bar” by the Kansas City Business Journal beginning in 2009.
  • For over a decade, Todd has been selected by his peers through Thomson Reuters as a “Super Lawyer,” a Top 50 Lawyer in Kansas City and a Top 100 Lawyer in Missouri and Kansas in the field of personal injury litigation.
  • Being made a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).  Membership in this organization is by invitation only and proceeded by a rigorous screening processes that consider the lawyer’s ability, experience and accomplishments in the courtroom. 

He is actively involved in several charitable and professional organizations, including the Missouri Bar, Kansas Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. He has served as a board member of the Civil Litigation Section of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and has chaired its Torts Committee. He also served as Adjunct Professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, teaching a class in Advanced Litigation Drafting.

Among his recent matters:

  • A $3.75 million settlement for the survivors of a woman who was struck by a tractor-trailer in rural Kansas.
  • A $3 million verdict from a federal jury in St. Louis for the family of a man who died after being Tased by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer.  This case involved local and national media coverage related to the incident and subsequent trial.
  • A $2.5 million settlement for the family of an iron worker who died after falling more than 25 feet from a water tower in Saline County, Missouri. 
  • A $2.5 million judgment for an individual who was struck head-on by an intoxicated driver.
  • A $2 million settlement for an individual who was rear-ended by a commercial vehicle.

A longtime Missouri resident, Todd enjoys spending time with his family, boating and occasionally playing golf.