James M. Crabtree

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Overland Park, Kansas

Crabtree Law Office
James M. Crabtree
Crabtree Law Office

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Civil Rights; view more

Licensed in Kansas since: 1993

Education: University of Missouri School of Law (Columbia)

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2016 - 2023

Crabtree Law Office

4460 W 107th St
Overland Park, KS 66207 Visit website


Attorney James M. Crabtree is the owner of Crabtree Law Office in Lenexa, Kansas. Serving clients throughout the Greater Kansas City metro regions of Kansas and Missouri, Mr. Crabtree devotes his practice exclusively to personal injury law, and he has achieved unprecedented success advocating on behalf of innocent accident victims and their families suffering from an injury or loss caused by someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

Having begun his legal career at his father's practice 25 years ago, Mr. Crabtree continues his family's tradition of providing unmatched legal advocacy and support to the residents of his community. Throughout the course of his career, he has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and awards for those in need, establishing himself as one of the region's top legal advocates.

In all cases, Mr. Crabtree works closely with his clients in order to support them as much as possible during their difficult and uncertain times, and his clients appreciate the level of personalized attention and compassionate counsel he provides. Recognized for his professionalism and service, he holds a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished* rating, and in 2005, he received the Consumer Advocate Award from the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Crabtree obtained his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Missouri School of Law in 1993, where he was heavily involved with the Missouri Law Review. He received his license to practice from The Missouri Bar in 1993 and from the Kansas Bar Association in 1994. Active in his legal community, he currently serves on the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association Board of Governors.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Civil Rights, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Pharmaceutical, Police Misconduct, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10% Civil Rights
  • 10% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1993, Kansas

Professional Webpage: http://www.jimcrabtreelaw.com/james-crabtree-attorney-at-law

Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Pettibone v. Stratford Health
  • Nancy Bryan v. Corrizon Health LLC
  • Stephanie Greathouse v. Nisley Brothers Inc., 2015
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Kansas, 1994  
  • Missouri, 1993
  • Member, Kansas Inns of Court, Johnson County Inn, 2012
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Illusory Rights: The Missouri Approach to Employment Contracts, Missouri Law Review, Vol. 57, Number 3, University of Missouri Law School, 1992
  • Kansas Consumer Advocate Award, Kansas Association of Justice, 2005
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Kindness Ambassador, Kansas City Kindness Project, 2015

Office location for James M. Crabtree

4460 W 107th St
Overland Park, KS 66207

Phone: 913-423-1140


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2016 - 2023

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