Scott C. Long

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Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Kansas City, MO

Long & Robinson, LLC
 | 1800 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 800-523-5786
Fax: 816-541-2111
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (90%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Considered a premier Midwest attorney in the realm of construction law, Scott C. Long has successfully handled numerous cases in Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, and Oklahoma. A partner with Long & Robinson, LLC, located in Kansas City, Missouri, he has more than twenty-nine years of rich trial experience in both state and district courts and has represented a diverse clientele, including contractors, homeowners' associations, and major corporations, in all types of disputes that involve the construction industry.

    Mr. Long attended the University of Kansas and earned a bachelor's degree in Journalism with highest distinction. He subsequently enrolled at the University of Kansas School of Law and was a member of the Kansas Law Review. He also served as managing editor of the Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, a publication he co-founded. After receiving his Juris Doctor in 1991, Mr. Long worked at Payne & Jones, Chtd. His first eponymous law firm, Long & Luder, P.A., opened in 1998.

    Mr. Long's cases typically involve contract disputes, construction defect claims, payment collection matters, and representing homeowners associations in matters involving faulty construction.  

    Demonstrating a continued passion for education, Mr. Long has spoken at seminars and lectured law students on topics that include trial advocacy and tactics. Besides being admitted to practice before all the state courts of Kansas, Missouri, Colorado and Oklahoma, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri.

    Practice Areas
    • 90%Construction Litigation: Business
    • 10%General Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Construction Defects


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    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2021

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    About Scott Long

    Admitted: 1991, Missouri

    Professional Webpage:


    • The Best Lawyers in America
    • University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas, Honors: Order of the Coif, 1991
    • AV rating from Martindale Hubbell
    • Kansas City Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar”, Kansas City Super Lawyers edition

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Oklahoma, 1999
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1991
    • Missouri, 1991
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1991
    • Kansas, 1991
    • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 1991
    • Colorado, 2010

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Kansas City
    • Serves on the Board of Directors for the KIPP Endeavor Academy, an inner-city charter school in Kansas City, Missouri

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Co-founder, Law Journal: Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, Managing Editor, 1990 - 1991, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas
    • Member, Law Review: Kansas Law Review, 1989 - 1990, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas
    • Lecturer, Trial Advocacy at the University of Kansas School of Law


    • Biritz v. Williams, 262 Kan. 769 (1997)
    • Kansas State Bd. of Educ. v. Marsh, 274 Kan. 245 (2002)
    • Village at Deer Creek Homeowners Ass'n, Inc. v. Mid-Continent Cas. Co., 2014 WL 1303412
    • Bowles v. Weld Tire & Wheel, Inc., 41 S.W.3d 18 (Mo.App.W.D. 2001)
    • Northwest Arkansas Masonry, Inc. v. Summit Specialty Products, Inc., 29 Kan.App.2d 735 (2001)
    • Brooke Drywall of Columbia, Inc. v. Building Construction Enterprises, Inc., 361 S.W.3d 22 (Mo.App.W.D. 2012)
    • Carlson v. K-Mart Corp., 979 S.W.2d 145 (Mo.App.W.D. 2006)
    • Wellcraft Marine v. Lyell, 960 S.W.2d 542 (Mo.App.W.D. 1998)
    • Smith v. Martens, 279 Kan. 242 (2005)
    • Biritz v. Williams, 262 Kan. 769 (1997)

    Educational Background:

    • University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, B.S., Honors: With Highest Distinction, Major: Journalism, 1988
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    Office Location for Scott C. Long

    1800 Baltimore Avenue
    Suite 500
    Kansas City, MO 64108

    Phone: 800-523-5786

    Fax: 816-541-2111

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    Last Updated: 6/11/2021

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