About Sean P. Edwards

Sean Edwards concentrates his practice primarily on defending clients in significant property loss, injury, death and damages claims in the areas of property and premises liability, product liability, trucking/transportation liability, veterinary and professional liability, as well as wills, trusts, and estates and associated civil liability. He has tried jury and bench trials in Kansas and Missouri. Sean has successfully argued on behalf of clients before the Court of Appeals in both Kansas and Missouri. Sean serves as regional counsel for several property preservation providers, several nursing care providers, and serves as legal counsel for the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association. He is also a lecturer on legal issues at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He has been a partner since 2008.

  • Education

    J.D., University of Oklahoma, 2000

    • Recognized as top student in the areas of torts and procedure
    B.S., MidAmerica Nazarene University, 1993
    • MidAmerica Nazarene University Chapman Scholar

  • Awards & Publications

    “Veterinary Medicine and the Law” - Guest lecturer for the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine since 2012

    “Church Law” - Guest lecturer and presenter for the Church of the Nazarene since 2012

    “Daycare Regulations and liability issues in Kansas and Missouri” – Guest lecturer and presenter to area daycare providers on applicable regulations and liability issues since 2008

  • Bar Admissions & Professional Affiliations

    Missouri, 2000
    Kansas, 2001
    U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
    U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
    U.S. District Court, Kansas
    Kansas Bar Association
    The Missouri Bar
    Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
    Johnson County Bar Association
    DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar

  • Significant Accomplishments

    • Hardie v. Main St. & Main, Inc.

      Venue: Johnson County, Kansas

      Sean Edwards successfully defended a restaurant in a lawsuit brought by a patron who was assaulted by an off-duty employee. The defense obtained a summary judgment victory for the restaurant.

    • Swanke v. Amity Woods Animal Hosp.

      Venue: Platte County, Missouri

      Sean Edwards defended a veterinarian in a lawsuit alleging veterinary medical malpractice. The defense obtained a summary judgment victory on question of whether improper medication was prescribed.

    • Bopp v. Crain Veterinary Center

      Venue: Jackson County, Missouri

      Sean Edwards defended a veterinarian in a lawsuit alleging veterinary medical malpractice. At trial, a defense verdict was obtained on the question of whether surgical procedure was properly performed.

    • Crable v. University Bird & Small Animal Clinic

      Venue: Shawnee County, Kansas

      Sean Edwards defended a veterinarian in a lawsuit alleging veterinary medical malpractice. At trial, a defense verdict was obtained on the question of whether treatment was timely and accurate.

    • Enderson v. Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center

      Venue: Johnson County, Kansas

      Sean Edwards defended a veterinarian in a lawsuit alleging veterinary medical malpractice. At trial, a defense verdict was obtained on the question of whether course of treatment was within the applicable standard of care.

    • Kansas Department of Health v. Lovell

      Venue: Kansas Department of Health

      Sean Edwards successfully defended a day care provider before the Kansas Department of Health and Environment on the question of the provider’s compliance with the requirements of her license.