Timothy J. Becker

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Kansas City, Missouri

Dollar, Burns, Becker & Hershewe, LC
Timothy J. Becker
Dollar, Burns, Becker & Hershewe, LC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Missouri since: 1991

Education: University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2010, 2013 - 2022

Dollar, Burns, Becker & Hershewe, LC

1100 Main Street
Suite 2600
Kansas City, MO 64105 Visit website


Over the past 30 years, Timothy J. Becker has sought compensation for truck crash victims in 38 states. While working as a partner at Dollar, Burns, Becker & Hershewe, L.C., he won millions of dollars for his clients and has become one of the leading truck crash attorneys in America. Because of his extensive experience, he can litigate a truck crash anywhere in the nation. He also handles wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases.

Mr. Becker is a graduate of both Rockhurst College and the University of Missouri- Kansas City. For some time, he also returned to UMKC School of Law to teach the next generation of students trial advocacy as an adjunct professor. He is admitted to the bar in Missouri and holds several professional memberships.

Winning cases is not enough for Mr. Becker. He also advocates for law changes at the federal, state and local levels. These changes make roadways safer for other road users and strengthen the rights of injury victims. Not surprisingly, he has also won several awards and earned notable recognitions. For example, he has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America for 2021.

Mr. Becker is best known for inspiring hope in his clients, but he also injects hope into many other people's lives. He previously served on the board of directors for Hope House for Battered Women and Children. His love for peaceful and happy family life also extends to his own. He is the proud father of five children.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1991, Missouri

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

  • Best Lawyers in America - 2021
  • Super Lawyers - 2006-2010 and 2013-2020
  • Missouri Lawyers Weekly – Power 30, 2020
  • The National Trial Lawyer’s – Top 10 Trucking Attorneys in Missouri – 2017-2020
  • The National Trial Lawyer’s – Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Attorneys in Missouri – 2009-2019
  • American Trial Lawyers Association - Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America - 2008-2016
  • Kansas City Business Journal - Best of the Bar - 2009-2016
  • Holdeman v. Stratman - $37.5 Million Settlement
  • Confidential v. XYZ Insurance Company $7 Million Recovery
  • Cuezze v. Confidential $7 Million Settlement
  • Leake v. Gainey Transportation Services $7.1 Million Settlement
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, Member
  • 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
Educational Background:
  • Holy Angels High School, Rockhurst College, University of Missouri at Kansas City Law School
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • UMKC School of Law, former adjunct professor in Trial Advocacy
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Hope House for Battered Women and Children - Former Board of Directors
Industry Groups:
  • Trucking

Office location for Timothy J. Becker

1100 Main Street
Suite 2600
Kansas City, MO 64105

Phone: 816-876-2600

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