Kathryn A. (Katie) Spencer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Kansas City, MO

Norton & Norton, P.C.
6000 North Oak Trafficway, Suite 201
Kansas City, MO 64118
Phone: 816-454-5800
Fax: 816-454-5016
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (70%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

Kathryn A. (Katie) Spencer is a partner at Norton & Norton, P.C., where she has spent her entire legal career. Located in Kansas City, Missouri, she focuses her practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, providing advice and counsel to people throughout the greater metropolitan area. Admitted to practice before all Missouri state courts, Ms. Spencer is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri.

A significant portion of Ms. Spencer's caseload consists of her representation of clients who have incurred economic and noneconomic harm as a result of surgical errors, misdiagnoses, medication mistakes, birth injuries, hospital negligence and other forms of medical malpractice. Her personal injury and wrongful death practice have also encompassed truck and other motor vehicle crashes, construction site accidents, premises liability, and nursing home negligence. Throughout her career, Ms. Spencer has been able to obtain significant compensation for her plaintiff clients, in the form of both jury awards and negotiated settlements. Her colleagues have taken note of her successful track record, and as a result, she has been selected for inclusion in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, which is an invitation-only honor that is limited to 100 premier trial attorneys from each state.

A native of Missouri, Ms. Spencer attended the University of Missouri as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2001. Remaining in Columbia, she pursued her legal education at the University of Missouri School of Law. After being awarded her Juris Doctor in 2004, she joined Norton & Norton, P.C. Ms. Spencer's professional affiliations include the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, the American Association for Justice and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2018

About Kathryn A. (Katie) Spencer

Admitted: 2004, Missouri

Professional Webpage: https://www.nnlawkc.com/Attorneys/Kathryn-A-Spencer.shtml

Honors/Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018 - Present, Super Lawyers
  • , Super Lawyers, 2020
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff's Attorneys- 2018-present  , National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff's Attorney

Pro bono/Community Service

  • KCMO Angels, Non-Profit.  I am a Founding Board Member for newly organized local chapter of national charitable organization benefitting foster children and families in the foster care system.  
  • Greater Kansas City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Gamma
  • KC Angels Non-Profit, Founding Board Memeber.  I am serving as one of the founding board members of the Kansas City chapter of this organization that will raise funds to benefit children in the foster care system.  , 2019
  • Vineyard Church member, Free legal clinic volunteer
  • The Mizzou Alumni Association
  • Harvest Ball Society, Benefactor Committee Member, 2011
  • Harvest Ball Society, Honoree Committee Member, 2012

Educational Background

  • University of Missouri- Columbia, J.D., 2004
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, Bachelor's Degree  , 2001

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Missouri - first admitted. , 2004
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA) - first joined., 2005
  • Clay County Bar Association - first joined., 2005
  • Missouri Bar Association- first joined, 2005
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)--Formerly, the Association of Trial Lawyers of American (ATLA) , 2005
  • Platte County Bar Association - first joined, 2005
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA) - first joined , 2007
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri - first admitted , 2012
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)--Formerly, the Association of Trial Lawyers of American (ATLA) - member since 2005, 2021
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA)- member since 2005, 2021
  • Clay County Bar Association, member since 2005, 2021
  • Platte County Bar Association - member since 2005, 2021
  • Missouri Bar Association - member since 2005, 2021
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Office Location for Kathryn A. (Katie) Spencer

6000 North Oak Trafficway
Suite 201
Kansas City, MO 64118

Phone: 816-454-5800

Fax: 816-454-5016

Last Updated: 7/5/2021

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