Rebecca M. Randles

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Kansas City, MO

Randles Mata, LLC
 | 406 West 34th Street, Suite 623
Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: 816-931-9901
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1990
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Health Care (10%)
Attorney Profile

An attorney at Randles Mata Law, located in Kansas City, Missouri, Rebecca M. Randles provides representation to clients throughout the state. She focuses her practice primarily on assisting people who have been the victims of sexual abuse or psychiatric malpractice. Ms. Randles also has experience in employment law litigation involving sexual harassment and workplace discrimination, as well as with cases dealing with clergy or educator abuse and misconduct. She has been instrumental in obtaining numerous settlements and jury awards on behalf of her clients, including a $10 million settlement for victims of clergy abuse. Defendants that she has appeared against have included the Catholic Church, federal government agencies, police departments and municipalities.

Ms. Randles graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in political science and speech communication from Southwest Baptist University in 1985 and went on to earn her Juris Doctor from Baylor Law School in 1988. After graduation, she was a sole practitioner until joining her current firm in 2003. Articles that she has written have appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the William & Mary Law Review, the Professional Negligence Law Reporter, and the Oklahoma Law Review. Admitted to practice in Missouri, Kansas, and Massachusetts, Ms. Randles is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 8th and 10th Circuits.

Volunteering her time to the local Kansas City community, Ms. Randles speaks to patients’ groups, mental health practitioners, and educational organizations about psychiatric care and the law. She is an active participant in several professional groups, including the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff

Professional Liability (10%)

Health Care (10%): Health & Health Care Law

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff

Health Care: Health & Health Care Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2017

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About Rebecca Randles

Admitted: 1990, Missouri

Professional Webpage: http://www.randlesmatalaw.com/about-us/rebecca-m-randles-att...

Honors and Awards:

  • Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum, 2016
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2016
  • Best Attorneys in Missouri and Kansas, Kansas City Magazine, 2015
  • Most Influential Attorney, State of Missouri, Lawyers' Weekly, 2012
  • Named as One of the Top Ten Attorneys in the State of Missouri, Lawyers Weekly, 2003

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
  • Kansas Bar Association, Member
  • Missouri Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court for Districts of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • Massachusetts
  • Kansas
  • Missouri

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Trustee, Southwest Baptist University, 2016
  • Member of Governors, American Royal Association, 2015
  • Community Advisory Board, Masters in Social Work, UMKC, 2014
  • KCVLAA, Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts, 2013

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Author, ATLA Negligence Law Reporter
  • Author, Oklahoma Law Journal
  • Author, William & Mary Law Journal
  • Author, AMA Journal

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Soto v. Costco, $250,000 jury verdict for manager demoted and harassed for reporting discrimination to his supervisors.  Fee application of approximately $250,000.00 also approved.  Currently on appeal., 2015
  • $9,950,000.00 Settlement on behalf of 32 victims of childhood sexual abuse against the Diocese of Kansas City - St. Joseph., 2014
  • Jane Doe LK v. Rev. Stanley Archie, et. al., $350,000 jury verdict against the Christian Baptist Fellowship Church for Fraud in the Investigation of sexual abuse claim by woman who went to Rev. Archie for counseling., 2014
  • $1.1 Million Arbitration award on behalf of 44 clients for breach of child protection commitments made by the Diocese of Kansas City as part of the 2008 settlement agreement., 2014
  • Jane Doe 49 v. Fr. Shawn Ratigan, $1,400,000.00 settlement against the Diocese of Kansas City - St. Joseph for failure to supervise priest after learning that he was using parish children as pornography models., 2013
  • Teeman v. O'Brien, 2.25M settlement for parents of boy who committed suicide in 1983 over sexual abuse by Msgr. Thomas O'Brien., 2013
  • H.L. v. W.J., $9,500,000.00 verdict against woman for sexually abusing then cyberstalking a teenage babysitter., 2009
  • $10,000,000.00 settlement on behalf of 47 victims of childhood sexual abuse against the Diocese of Kansas City - St. Joseph., 2008
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Office Location for Rebecca M. Randles

406 West 34th Street
Suite 623
Kansas City, MO 64111

Phone: 816-931-9901

 

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Last Updated: 5/25/2017

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