Mr. Church has significant trial experience and he has first-chaired multiple jury trials to verdict. He began his career at the Missouri State Public Defender’s office where he obtained immediate courtroom and trial exposure representing clients charged with serious criminal offenses. While at the Public Defender, he obtained several “not guilty” jury trial verdicts and bench trial verdicts on behalf of his clients. Thereafter, Mr. Church brought his trial skills and courtroom knowledge to the civil litigation arena, where he has successfully defended numerous corporate defendants and other civil defendants involved in products liability litigation, premises liability, construction litigation, automobile negligence/accident litigation, nursing home litigation, insurance coverage litigation, and railroad litigation. Mr. Church also has extensive experience in insurance defense practice.
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
- U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
- J.D., Michigan State University, 2006
- B.A., Utah Valley University, 2003