Todd Johnson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Kansas City, MO

Votava Nantz & Johnson, LLC
 | 9237 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, MO 64114
Phone: 816-895-8800
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2008 - 2012
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Civil Rights (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Todd Johnson is a partner with Votava Nantz & Johnson, LLC, law firm in Kansas City, Missouri. Nationally recognized as one of the leading trial advocates in the country, Mr. Johnson devotes his practice to helping those who have suffered injuries or lost loved ones as a result of another party's negligence or wrongdoing.

Focusing on construction and other accidents, Mr. Johnson also handles all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims, as well as civil rights violations, bullying and harassment claims, insurance disputes, and employment discrimination claims. Throughout the course of his career, he has gained a reputation for his honesty and integrity along with the attentive, personalized assistance he provides to all he serves.

As an attorney, Mr. Johnson possesses a wealth of knowledge and a deep understanding of the law, and he delivers straightforward, practical counsel to his clients while aggressively pursuing the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve. Honored for his professionalism and service, he has earned numerous awards and top rankings from his peers, including an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Moreover, Mr. Johnson has received consistent recognition as the Best of the Bar from the Kansas City Business Journal since 2009, and Missouri Lawyers Weekly named him among the Top Plaintiff Wins in 2016 and 2019.  He has consistently been named one of the Top 50 attorneys in Kansas City and one fo the Top 100 attorneys in Missouri and Kansas by Super Lawyers. He has also received "Superb" client ratings on Avvo along with many testimonials and referrals from those he has served.

A leader in his field, he currently serves as an adjunct legal professor at the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law and he has published articles and conducted lectures and continuing legal education seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics.

Mr. Johnson also once served as chair of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association's Torts Law Committee as well as member at large of the organization's Civil Litigation Section. He is also an active member of The Missouri Bar, the Kansas Bar Association and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General
  • 10%Employment Litigation
  • 10%Civil Rights
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Police Misconduct

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2008 - 2012

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About Todd Johnson

Admitted: 1999, Missouri

Professional Webpage: http://www.vnjlaw.com/who-we-are/todd-johnson/

Honors/Awards:

  • Top 100 Lawyer in Missouri and Kansas in the field of personal injury litigation
  • AV Preeminent peer rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top 50 Lawyer in Kansas City
  • Super Lawyer
  • “Best of the Bar” by the Kansas City Business Journal since 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Torts Committee, Chair
  • Civil Litigation Section of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Board member
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Adjunct professor, the University of Missouri — Kansas City School of Law, teaching an advanced litigation drafting course
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Office Location for Todd Johnson

9237 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64114

Phone: 816-895-8800

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Last Updated: 3/23/2020

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