Donald W. Vasos

Donald W. Vasos

Sole Practitioner
Location:
Fairway, Kansas
Phone:
913-362-4400
800-342-1141
Fax:
913-362-4244
Email:

Year Joined Firm

  • 1992

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury-Plainitiff
  • Product Liability-Plaintiff
  • Insurance Law
  • Malpractice-Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Kansas, 1966
  • Missouri, 1990
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 1966
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1967
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1990

Education

  • University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1966
    • Law Review: University of Kansas Law Review, 1964 - 1966
  • Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1963
    • Major: Accounting

Published Works

  • Product Liability Actions, Industry Standards and Evidence of Prior Accidents, 11 J. K. T. L. A. No. 6, p. 8, 1988
  • Comparative Negligence-New Rules of Pleading and Burden of Proof, 9 J. K. T. L. A. 28, Summer, 1986
  • Personal Injury Protection Benefits, New Act, 1 J. K. T. L. A. 6, Winter, 1977
  • Comparative Negligence, Strict Liability & PIK, 5 Kansas Advocate 13, May, 1976
  • Setoff and Counterclaim, 4 Kansas Advocate 14, July, 1975
  • Comparative Negligence Update, 44 J. Ks. Bar Assn. 13, Spring, 1975
  • Negligent Entrustment and Hiring Theories, 4 Kansas Advocate 9, May, 1975
  • Traffic Investigator As An Expert Witness, 3 Kansas Advocate 10, Nov., 1974
  • A Workable Sanctions and Discovery System, 4 J. Ks. Bar Assn. 147, Summer, 1971

Representative Clients

  • People or businesses harmed by the negligent conduct of others

References

  • First Community Bank, Fairway, KS

Honors and Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury Litigation, 1983 - 2000
  • Arthur C. Hodgson Award, Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, 1997

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • American Association for Justice, Sustaining Member
  • American Association for Justice, National Governor, 1980 - 1982
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Advocate Rank, 1990 - 1995
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, President, Kansas Chapter, 1988 - 1989
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, National Director, 1990 - 1995
  • Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, Governor
  • Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1976 - 1977
  • Earl E. O'Connor American Inn of Court, Bench Master Emeritus, 1996 - Present
  • Wyandotte County, Kansas Bar Association, President, 1977 - 1978
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Kansas Bar Association, Member

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Sigma Epsilon