Timothy J. Becker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Kansas City, MO

Dollar, Burns & Becker, LC
 | 1100 Main Street, Suite 2600
Kansas City, MO 64105
Phone: 816-876-2600
Fax: 816-221-8763
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2010, 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Timothy J. Becker is a founding partner with the Dollar, Burns & Becker, L.C., law firm in Kansas City, Missouri. Nationally recognized as a leader in truck accident litigation, he has successfully handled hundreds of catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims involving commercial truck crashes across the country, netting millions of dollars in settlements and awards for his plaintiff clients.

A staunch advocate for those he serves, Mr. Becker has seen firsthand the struggles his clients face trying to piece their lives back together following a preventable tragedy. Passionate about his purpose, he has successfully lobbied at the local, state and national levels to alter the current law regarding the trucking industry in an attempt to prevent future tragedies.

As he works with people during some of the most difficult and uncertain times in their lives, Mr. Becker always treats his clients with the compassion, care and dignity they deserve as he works tirelessly to help them secure the maximum amount of finances they need to cover their medical bills, lost wages, funeral costs and any other associated damages.

A 1988 honors graduate of Rockhurst College, Mr. Becker obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law in 1991. The Missouri Bar admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri.

A consummate professional and fully committed to his practice, Mr. Becker is a State Advisory Board Member of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, a member of the American Association for Justice's Truck Litigation Group and a member of the Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and The Missouri Bar. He also serves on the board of governors for the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys as well as co-chair for the organization's Judicial Outreach Committee.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2010, 2013 - 2019

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About Timothy Becker

Admitted: 1991, Missouri

Professional Webpage: https://dollar-law.com/attorneys/tim-becker/

Honors/Awards:

  • The National Trial Lawyer’s – Top 10 Trucking Attorneys in Missouri – 2017-2019
  • The National Trial Lawyer’s – Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Attorneys in Missouri – 2009-2019
  • Super Lawyers - 2006-2010 and 2013-2018
  • American Trial Lawyers Association - Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America - 2008-2016
  • Kansas City Business Journal - Best of the Bar - 2009-2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys - Missouri Trial Lawyers Care
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys - Board of Governors
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys - Co-Chair of Judicial Outreach Committee 
  • Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America - Member
  • Association for American Justice, Truck Litigation Group - Member
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America - Member
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association - Member 
  • Missouri Bar - Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Hope House for Battered Women and Children - Former Board of Directors

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • UMKC School of Law, former adjunct professor in Trial Advocacy

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Confidential v. XYZ Insurance Company  $7 Million Recovery
  • Cuezze v. Confidential  $7 Million Settlement
  • Leake v. Gainey Transportation Services  $7.1 Million Settlement

Educational Background:

  • Holy Angels High School, Rockhurst College, University of Missouri at Kansas City Law School

Industry Groups

  • Trucking
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Office Location for Timothy J. Becker

1100 Main Street
Suite 2600
Kansas City, MO 64105

Phone: 816-876-2600

Fax: 816-221-8763

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Last Updated: 9/16/2019

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