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Brian J. Niceswanger

Licensed for 31 years

Practice Area: Medical and Professional Malpractice, Products Liability, Employment 2 more areas of practice + 2 more

Awards
AV Preeminent

Brian J. Niceswanger

Credit cards accepted

Serving Kansas City, MO view address

Shareholder at firm McDowell, Rice, Smith & Buchanan A Professional Corporation

Serving Kansas City, MO view address

Credit cards accepted

Awards AV Preeminent

About Brian J. Niceswanger

Mr. Niceswanger manages operations at the firm's offices located in Overland Park, Kansas. His practice includes health care law with an emphasis on professional negligence litigation and employment law, products liability, and catastrophic personal injury litigation. He has handled cases in many state and federal courts across the country in 27 years of practicing law. Atypical of attorneys nationwide, Mr. Niceswanger is experienced in appearing on both sides of a courtroom, representing plaintiffs and defendants alike, in civil litigation. Mr. Niceswanger's approach to clients' problems is aggressive, yet calculated to optimize results without wasting time and money. In his 27 years of practicing law, Mr. Niceswanger has been recognized as one of the Midwest's best attorneys in various publications.

Areas of Law

  • Medical and Professional Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Employment
  • Flammable and Compressed Gases
  • Insurance and Complex Litigation

Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 2 reviews
  • 100% client recommended 2 recommendations
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 06/07/16

    Brian was personable, knowledgable in the law and jury trial preparation. He was effective and efficient in determining key points for my defense and presenting them to... Read more

    Brian was personable, knowledgable in the law and jury trial preparation. He was effective and efficient in determining key points for my defense and presenting them to the judge and jury. He provided the support, knowledge and guidance I needed. I feel fortunate he represented me.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Small Business on 06/05/16

    Brian provided exceptional representation that led to a favorable outcome. I appreciate his knowledge and experience in handling my matter. Read more

    Brian provided exceptional representation that led to a favorable outcome. I appreciate his knowledge and experience in handling my matter.

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      5.0/5.0
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Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 4 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0
  • 4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/27/14 in Employment Litigation

    Good lawyer to my knowledge. Have not had much contact with him in past several years. Believe him to be honest and ethical. Read more

    Good lawyer to my knowledge. Have not had much contact with him in past several years. Believe him to be honest and ethical.

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Member on 05/08/14 in Medical Malpractice Defense

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/08/14 in Medical Malpractice Defense

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Unknown on 02/25/13 in Medical Malpractice Defense

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Shareholder
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1985, Kansas, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
      1986, Missouri, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Circuits
      Credit Cards Accepted
      Law School Attended
      Washburn University
      Class of 1985
      J.D.
      with honors
      University Attended
      University of Northern Iowa
      Class of 1982
      B.A.
      Birth Information
      Born in 1959
      Fort Dodge, Iowa, October 3, 1959
      Associations & Memberships
      Kansas Bar Association (Alternative Dispute Resolution Section)
      The Missouri Bar
      Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (Federal Courts Advocates, Medical-Legal/Nursing Home Negligence and Torts Law Sections)
      Johnson County Bar Association
      American Bar Association (Law Practice Management, Health Law and Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Sections)
      Lawyers Association of Kansas City
      National Health Lawyers Association
      Propane Gas Defense Association
      The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
      Missouri Association of Defense Counsel.