Adam W. Graves

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Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Kansas City, MO

Norman & Graves
 | 4505 Madison Ave, Suite 220
Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: 800-763-1668
Fax: 816-471-1701
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    Attorney Profile

    A highly regarded litigator, Adam W. Graves is a co-founder of Norman & Graves Trial Attorneys, located in Kansas City, Missouri. Providing representation to clients throughout the area, he focuses his practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, assisting people who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that Mr. Graves handles include motor vehicle accidents, defective products and premises liability. He has also handled class action lawsuits, notably one involving Ford Motor Company and Bridgestone/Firestone regarding traffic injuries and fatalities caused by defective tires.

    In 2000, Mr. Graves graduated from Drury University with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and psychology. Remaining in the state, he then pursued his legal education at the University of Missouri School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2003. Upon graduation, Mr. Graves was admitted to the Order of the Barristers. Mr. Graves began his legal career as an associate at one of Kansas City's leading law firms and was subsequently a partner at a products liability firm before co-founding Norman & Graves Trial Attorneys in 2017. Admitted to practice in Missouri, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri.

    During his career, Mr. Graves has tried more than 100 cases to verdict, and he has obtained many sizable awards and settlements for his plaintiff clients. His fellow professionals have taken note of his successes and have awarded him a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. Mr. Graves has had several articles on personal injury topics published, and he is an active participant in several legal organizations, including the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Defects


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

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    About Adam Graves

    Admitted: 2003, Missouri

    Professional Webpage:


    • Recognized as a top trial lawyer, Super Lawyers
    • Youngest members to be honored with admittance to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
    • American Board of Trial Advocates    
    • Attorneys Information Exchange Group
    • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
    • Missouri Bar Association
    • State and Federal Courts of Missouri

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • American Association for Justice
    • Eagle Scout and and committed volunteer

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • “Off the Edge: Key Steps for Litigating a Highway Shoulder Defect Case,” AIEGVoice, December 2015
    • “Defective Guardrails on Our Nation’s Roads,” AIEGVoice, December 2014
    • “When You Have to Choose: Critical Steps to Finding a Nursing Home,” Living Safer, Vol. 7, Ed. 3, 2015

    Educational Background:

    • Drury University, B.S., 2000
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    Office Location for Adam W. Graves

    4505 Madison Ave
    Suite 220
    Kansas City, MO 64111

    Phone: 800-763-1668

    Fax: 816-471-1701

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    Last Updated: 6/26/2020

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