Kirk D. Holman

Top rated Employment & Labor attorney in Kansas City, Missouri

Holman Schiavone, LLC
Kirk D. Holman
Holman Schiavone, LLC

Practice Areas: Employment & Labor, Personal Injury

Licensed in Missouri since: 1999

Education: University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2010

Holman Schiavone, LLC

4600 Madison Avenue
Suite 810
Kansas City, MO 64112 Visit website


Kirk D. Holman of Holman Schiavone, LLC, comes from a hard-working New England family with humble beginnings. From the time he was a young boy, he yearned to be an attorney so that he could defend the rights of the underdog and champion worthy causes. He represents clients in Kansas City, Missouri, in cases involving civil rights, constitutional law, discrimination, employment and labor law and sexual harassment.

Mr. Holman has been honored as one of the Top 100 Lawyers Missouri & Kansas “Super Lawyers”, a member of the Top 50 Kansas City “Super Lawyers” and has been named a Missouri & Kansas “Super Lawyer” every year since 2011.  Mr. Holman is also a  Member of “The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers” for the State of Missouri.  He is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell.  He has tried to verdict as first chair two verdicts in excess of $10,000,000, one additional verdict in excess of $5,000,000, and four additional verdicts in excess of $1,000,000. In addition to these seven and eight figure verdicts, he has to verdict as first chair thirteen verdicts in excess of $125,000.

Practice areas

Employment & Labor: Employee, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 80% Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 20% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1999, Missouri

Professional Webpage:

  • Dean's Achievement Award for Excellence in Employment Law, 1999 - Present
  • National Trial Lawyers-Top 100 Trial Lawyers-Missouri
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2002 - Present
  • Marindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
  • "Best of the Bar" for Employment Litigation, Kansas City Business Journal
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Missouri, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 2000
  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association, 2000 - Present
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2000
  • Kansas, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2000
  • Member, American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section, 2000 - Present
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Cutting Edge Issues in Human Resources, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, 2006
  • Anatomy of the Missouri Human Rights Act, The Missouri Bar, 2006
  • "The Plaintiff's Perspective, Dehumanizing The Corporate Defendant", Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, 2008
Educational Background:
  • Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts, B.A. in Politics, 1995

Office location for Kirk D. Holman

4600 Madison Avenue
Suite 810
Kansas City, MO 64112

Phone: 816-283-8738


13 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2008 - 2010

Top Lists

Top 50: Kansas City Super Lawyers: 2020 Top 100: Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020

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