About William H. Sanders, Jr.

Bill has successfully litigated on a cost-effective basis a wide variety of lawsuits in both federal and state courts, including personal injury, professional liability, coverage disputes, product liability and property damage claims.
The present focus of Bill’s practice is in alternative dispute resolution and mediation. He is one of the most highly sought after mediators in Missouri and Kansas.

  • Education

    J.D., University of Kansas, 1977
    B.A., Washington and Lee University, cum laude, 1974

  • Bar Admissions & Professional Affiliations

    Federal Court, Western District of Missouri, 1977
    Missouri, 1977
    Kansas, 2006

  • Awards and Publications

    Listed in Best of the Bar by the Kansas City Business Journal each year, 2002 through 2017

    Listed in Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America

    Named Best Lawyers in America's 2014-2016 Kansas City, Kansas Mediation Lawyer of the Year and 2018 Insurance Lawyer of the Year

    Registered Arbitrator and Mediator – Member of National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals

    Martindale - Hubbell AV rated

    Mayor, Mission Woods, Kansas, 1987-1991

    City Council, Mission Woods, Kansas, 1984-1987, 1998-2014

    Numerous seminars for lawyers and clients on litigation, trial strategy and insurance issues

    “Actions Involving Attorneys” - Missouri Civil Actions, Volume 2, Chapter 15

    “Once You Sue, Can You - The Attorney - Be Sued?” 48 Journal of the Kansas Bar Association 89

    “The Right of Privacy,” Supplement to Chapter 3 Missouri Bar CLE, Missouri Tort Law

    “How to Take the Best Deposition of Your Life,” Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association/UMKC

    “Controlling Legal Expense,” Kansas City Claims Association

    “Alternative Dispute Resolution,” Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association