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Stephen M. Gorny

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The Gorny Law Firm
2 Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard Suite 410
Kansas City, Missouri 64112
United States

Company Description: The Gorny Law Firm provides legal services to clients in Missouri, Kansas and across the country. We treat each and every client with the respect, integrity, and...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Washburn University School of Law
  • bachelor's degrees , political science..
  • bachelor's degrees , political science and sociology
    Miami University
  • Oxford
    Miami University
  • political science and sociology
    Oxford
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Stephen M. Gorny - Founding ...
www.gornylawfirm.com, 13 Feb 2014 [cached]
Stephen M. Gorny - Founding member of The Gorny Law Firm, LC
Steve Gorny is the founding member of The Gorny Law Firm. He graduated magna cum laude from the Washburn University School of Law in 1994. Prior to attending law school, he earned bachelor's degrees in political science and sociology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
In 2006, Steve and a former partner obtained the seventh largest trial verdict in the United States, and the largest non-punitive wrongful death verdict in Missouri history. In addition, following two years of dedicated representation, Steve led the trial team that obtained a verdict of $6,000,000 to help a church secretary and her family after the negligence of others deprived her of the use of her legs. In another case, after a week long trial, a jury found in favor of Steve's client and awarded the largest medical negligence verdict in Cole County, Missouri. Steve is a member of the Multi-Million-Dollar Advocates Forum, which is limited to attorneys who have obtained multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Less than one percent of US lawyers are members.
In the Community
Steve is very active in local charities and his community. He is a current Executive Committee member and former President of the Mid-America Chapter of The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
The LLS named him its 2003 Robert McKinney Volunteer of the Year, its 2007 Team-in-Training Volunteer of the Year, and in 2008, bestowed upon him the prestigious Amy Fithian Award for his many years of dedication and service to The Society. He is currently on the board of Friends of Johnson County Developmental Supports, an agency that helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities find housing, career, and personal development opportunities.
A life-long runner, Steve has run numerous marathons and ultra-marathons in support of charitable causes. Throughout 2006, he ran one 26.2-mile marathon each month to raise more than $35,000 for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. In 2009, he completed a 100-mile ultra-marathon to benefit The LLS in honor of a family friend battling the disease. In 2012, he ran across the State of Kansas, a total of 234.7 miles, to raise more than $85,000 for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research in honor of his father who suffers from the disease.
In the Legal Community
Steve is well regarded within the legal community. He has been invited to speak locally and nationally on a variety of topics, with a particular focus on collisions involving trucks and other commercial vehicles. Steve has published numerous articles, book chapters and papers designed to assist other lawyers with their practices.
Steve is a member of the Missouri Bar, the Kansas Bar Association, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, the American Association of Justice and Trial Lawyers for Public Justice. He currently serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Governors of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys. Steve also serves MATA's community outreach branch as the chairman of Missouri Trial Lawyers Care. He is also a member of AAJ's Interstate Trucking Litigation Group and The Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America. Steve has been selected to the prestigious Best Lawyers in America every year since 2009. He has been selected as a Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyer every year since 2006. He has been named to Kansas City's Best of the Bar, and is listed as a Top 100 Attorney in Missouri and Kansas and a Top 50 Attorney in Missouri.
Steve is admitted to practice before the Missouri Supreme Court, The Missouri Court of Appeals, the Kansas Supreme Court, the Kansas Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
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www.bflawfirm.com, 27 Sept 2013 [cached]
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Steve Gorny has been elected to the position of Vice Chairman of Board and Chapter Development of the Mid-America Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Steve has served on the chapter's Board of Trustees since 1999, including a term as Board President in 2008-2009.
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Steve Gorny has been selected as Chairman of Missouri Trial Lawyers Care (MoTLC).
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Stephen Gorny APITLAmerica :: The Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
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Stephen Gorny
Steve Gorny is a partner with Bartimus, Frickleton, Robertson & Gorny, P.C. He graduated magna cum laude from Washburn University School of Law in 1994.
Steve's 17 years of practice have been focused on transportation incidents, premises liability, product liability suits, and general catastrophic injuries. In 2006, he and partner Jim Frickleton obtained a record $46,000,000 verdict on behalf of a couple killed in a collision with a tractor trailer.
Steve has repeatedly been selected by his peers as a Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyer, has been named Best of the Bar, has been included in Best Lawyers in America, and is an ATLA Top 100 Lawyer in Kansas.
Steve is the Past-President of the Board of Trustees for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Mid-America Chapter. He received the Robert McKinney "Volunteer of the Year" award from the Society, as well as the Amy Fithian Award for longstanding service. In 2006, Steve ran 12 full (26.2 mile) marathons in 12 months to raise money for the Society and was honored as its Team-in-Training Volunteer of the Year. In 2008, he completed a 100 mile ultramarathon to benefit the LLS and a friend battling the disease.
Steve was recently elected to the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys' Executive Committee. He has served on its Board of Governors since 1999. He is the past Torts Committee Chairman for the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association. He is a frequent lecturer to a multitude of bar organizations, especially in the area of commercial vehicle litigation. Steve has published numerous articles, book chapters and papers designed to assist lawyers with their practices.
Notable Cases | Bartimus, Frickleton, Robertson & Goza : Trial Lawyers
www.bflawfirm.com, 8 June 2014 [cached]
BFRG attorneys Steve Gorny and Jim Frickleton obtained justice and a $46 million verdict for the families of Jose and Anna Silva after they died in a multi-vehicle collision on Interstate 44 in southern Missouri.
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BFRG attorney Steve Gorny took on a unique product liability claim involving a defect in the restraint system of a custom-made dune buggy.
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Mr. Gorny explained to the jury why a compressible and malleable substance such as fiberglass cannot be used to mount a seat belt.
InjuryBoard's partner in Jefferson city, ...
losangeles.injuryboard.com, 26 Feb 2007 [cached]
InjuryBoard's partner in Jefferson city, Missouri injury lawyer Steve Gorny, posts about a Tennessee woman who filed an asbestos lawsuit against a company for whom her husband did some contract work before he died of esophageal cancer last year.
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