Brian J. Niceswanger

Attorney in Kansas City, MO
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.
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Areas of Law

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

 

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Experience & 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

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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... More

Contact Information

Phone

816-753-5400

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Office Information
Brian J. Niceswanger
Shareholder
Skelly Building 605 West 47th Street, Suite 350,
Kansas City, MO 64112-1005

Maintains an office in multiple locations
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