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Douglass F. Noland

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Liberty, MO

Noland Law Firm, LLC
34 Westwoods Drive
Liberty, MO 64068
Phone: 816-781-5055
Fax: 816-781-5216
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022
Licensed in Missouri Since: 1981
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Consumer Law, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Attorney Profile

An attorney at Noland Law Firm, LLC, Douglass F. Noland focuses his practice primarily on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, and his experience also encompasses auto dealer fraud and other consumer matters. His firm is located in Liberty, Missouri, and he represents clients throughout the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. Admitted to practice in Missouri since 1981, Mr. Noland is also admitted to practice in Kansas as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Missouri, the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

In his personal injury practice, Mr. Noland represents people who have been harmed due to the negligence of other parties. The types of cases that he has worked on have included medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, defective products, premises liability and motor vehicle accidents. Throughout his distinguished career, Mr. Noland has been successful in obtaining millions of dollars in compensation for his clients through both jury verdicts and negotiated settlements, and this has resulted in his memberships in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, both of which are invitation-only organizations. He has also received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and numerous other honors and awards.

Born and raised in Missouri, Mr. Noland attended William Jewell College in Liberty and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1975. He then pursued his legal education at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, and in 1980, he graduated with his Juris Doctor. Mr. Noland is an adjunct professor in civil advocacy at his law school alma mater, and he is a member of several professional organizations.

*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
  • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40%Consumer Law
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About Douglass F. Noland

First Admitted: 1981, Missouri

Professional Webpage:

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Civil Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy 1998 Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy 1998


  • Heckadon v. CFS Enterprises, Inc. S.W.3d, 2013 WL 1110690 (Mo. App. W.D. 2013)
  • Missouri Bar Board of Governors
  • Fielder v. Gittings, 311 S.W.3d 280 (Mo. App. W.D. 2010)
  • Estate of Overhey v. Chad Franklin National Auto Sales North, LLC, 361 S.W.3d 364 (Mo. 2012)
  • Ray vs. Ray, 877 S.W.2d 648 (Mo. App. W.D. 1994)
  • Bishop vs. Cummines, 870 S.W.2d. 922 (Mo. App. W.D. 1994)
  • Havel vs. Diebler, 836 S.W.2d. 501 (Mo. App. W.D. 199)
  • King vs. King, 762 S.W.2d 544 (Mo. App. W.D. 1989)
  • Ryan vs. Parker, 812 S.W.2d 190 (Mo. App. W.D. 1991)
  • Clark vs. Fitzpatrick, 801 S.W.2d 426 (Mo. App. W.D. 1990)
  • Randel vs. McClanahan, 760 S.W.2d 607(Mo. App. W.D. 1988)
  • Carr vs. North Kansas City Beverage Co. 49 S.W.3d 205 (Mo. App. W.D. 2001)
  • State ex rel Western Missouri Mental Health Center vs. Randall, 791 S.W.2d 473 (Mo. App. W.D. 1990)
  • Martin vs. Martin, 866 SW2d 513 (Mo. App. W.D. 1993)
  • Rose vs. City of Riverside, 827 S.W.2d 737 (Mo. App. W.D. 1992)
  • Pierce vs. State, Dept. of Social Services, 969 S.W.2d 814 (Mo. App. W.D. 1998)
  • Denault vs. Denault, 637 SW2d 363 (Mo. App. W.D. 1982)

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Seventh Circuit Judicial Commission, Member
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocacy Forum
  • The Clay County Bar Association, President, 2002
  • Million Dollar Advocacy Forum
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, State Coordinator
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Board of Governors
  • The Missouri Bar, Young Lawyers Section Council
  • The Clay County Bar Foundation, President
  • The Clay County Bar Association, Vice President
  • The Clay County Bar Association, Member, Board of Directors
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • Kansas
  • Missouri


  • Million Dollar Advocacy Forum
  • Missouri Lawyer's Week Influential Appellate Advocate
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocacy Forum
  • Fellow, National College of Trial Advocacy

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • "Section 1983, Sword and Shield: Civil Rights Violations, The Liability of State and Local Government" (Contributing Author), America Bar Association Press, 1983
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law Trial Advocacy
  • Adjunct Professor, Business Law, William Jewell College
  • Missouri Supreme Court Holds Punitive Damages Cap On Common Law Claims Unconstitutional
  • The Missouri Merchandising Remedies for Consumer , Journal of the Missouri Bar, July-August, 2013
  • Undermining Municipal and State Initiative in an Era of Crisis and Uncertainty (Co-Author), 11 Urban Lawyer , Fall, 1979

Educational Background

  • William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri, USA, B.A.
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Office Location for Douglass F. Noland

34 Westwoods Drive
Liberty, MO 64068

Phone: 816-781-5055

Fax: 816-781-5216

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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