Susan Ford Robertson

Top rated Appellate attorney in Kansas City, Missouri

The Robertson Law Group, L.L.C.
Susan Ford Robertson
The Robertson Law Group, L.L.C.

Practice Areas: Appellate

Licensed in Missouri since: 1986

Education: University of Missouri School of Law (Columbia)

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2024

The Robertson Law Group, L.L.C.

1903 Wyandotte
Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64108 Phone: 816-221-7010 Email: Susan Ford Robertson Visit website


Susan Ford Robertson concentrates her practice on serving as appellate counsel in all stages of complex litigation, including working with trial counsel to protect and preserve the record prior to and during trial, as well as presenting appeals to all levels of appellate courts. In the over 117 published appeals she has handled, the judgments at issue exceed $600,000,000. Ms. Robertson is an elected Fellow in the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers and an elected Member of the Litigation Counsel of America. She serves as a Director on the Super Lawyers National Advisory Board.

In 2015 Ms. Robertson was named by Super Lawyers as Top 100 Lawyers in Missouri and Kansas; Top 50 Women Lawyers in Missouri and Kansas; Top 50 Lawyers in Kansas City and Best of the Bar in Appellate Practice by the Kansas City Business Journal.  She has consistently made the Super Lawyer Top Lists since 2005. Ms. Robertson currently serves as Secretary and Board Member of the Kansas City Streetcar Authority; Chair of the Appellate Judicial Retention Committee; and Member of the Missouri Supreme Court Advisory Committee.  She is a current Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and The Missouri Bar Foundation.

She was recognized by Missouri Lawyers Weekly as the privately-retained lawyer who appeared most in front of the Missouri Supreme Court in 2007-2008. Ms. Robertson is past President of the Missouri Board of Law Examiners and Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers and past Chair of The Missouri Bar Civil Practice and Procedure Committee.  In 2009 she served on the United States Magistrate Merit Selection Committee for the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri.  She is a 2009 and 2005 recipient of The Missouri Bar President's Award, 2009 recipient of the Kansas City Legal Leaders Award for Civil Justice, 2005 recipient of the Defense Research Institute's Excellence Award and 1996 recipient of the David A. Dixon Appellate Advocacy Award.

Ms. Robertson speaks frequently to judicial and bar associations on the state and national level on issues relating to trial and appellate practice. She has presented to the state trial and appellate judicial colleges in Missouri, The Missouri Bar, the University of Missouri School of Law and she has spoken at national conferences including the Defense Research Institute, the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys and the Litigation Counsel of America. She is an Inn Master of the Ross T. Roberts Inn of Court and served for several years as Chair of the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers' Trial Academy.

She is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Law and School of Journalism.

First Admitted: 1986, Missouri

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1903 Wyandotte
Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64108


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