Ransom A Ellis, III

Top rated schools & education attorney in Springfield, Missouri

Ellis, Ellis, Hammons & Johnson, PC
Ransom A Ellis, III
Ellis, Ellis, Hammons & Johnson, PC

Practice Areas: Schools & education, Employment & labor, Civil rights

Licensed in Missouri since: 1979

Education: Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022

Ellis, Ellis, Hammons & Johnson, PC

2808 S, Ingram Mill
Suite A104
Springfield, MO 65804 Visit website

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Attorney Ransom A. Ellis, III is an attorney with the Springfield, Missouri, firm Ellis, Ellis, Hammons & Johnson. A practicing attorney for more than 39 years, Mr. Ellis received his undergraduate degree from  Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. He continued his education with Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in Dallas, where he received his law degree.

Mr. Ellis served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ralph Kennedy, a member of the National Labor Relations Board and after graduation from law school worked as a field attorney in the National Labor Relations Board’s Regional Office in Fort Worth, Texas. In 1980, he joined his father in the practice of law in Springfield, Missouri, expecting to limit his practice to labor and employment law. Shortly after joining the firm, Mr. Ellis expanded his practice to include the representation of public school districts, private schools, public and private universities in Missouri. 

Mr. Ellis is licensed to practice law in the states of Missouri and Texas; the United States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeal for the 8th, 4th and 5th Circuits; and the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri.

Practice areas

Schools & education, Employment & labor: employer, Civil rights
  • 50% Schools & education
  • 40% Employment & labor: employer
  • 10% Civil rights

First Admitted: 1975, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.eehjfirm.com/ransom_ellis_iii.php

Verdicts/Settlements:
  • Clayton by Clayton v. Place, 884 F.2d 376 (8th Cir. 1989), cert. den 494 U.S. 1081 (1989)
  • Kathleen O'Connell v. School District of Springfield R-12, 830 S.W.2d 410, (Mo. 1992)
  • EFCO Corporation, 327 NLRB 372 (1998)
  • Atwood v. School District of Springfield, R-12, 2011 WL 1044145 (W.D. Mo. 2011)
  • Daniel Construction Company, 241 NLRB 336, (1979)
  • Adams v. O'Reilly Automotive, Inc., 538 F.3d 926, (8th Cir. 2008)
  • Richardson Paint Company, 226 NLRB 673 (1976), enf'd  574 F.2d 1195 (5th Cir. 1978)
  • Blackmon. v. School District of Springfield, R-12, 198 F.3d 648, (8th Cir. 1999)
  • Representative Federal Administrative Cases:
  • Vicki Easley v. Empire, Inc., 757 F.2d 923 (8th Cir.1985)
  • In the Matter of E.R. v. Southwest R-V School District (St. Bd. Ed. 2005)
  • Nancy Remington v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 817 S.W.2d 571 (Mo. App. 1991)
  • Tracker Marine, LLC, 337 NLRB No. 94, 171 LRRM 1295 (2002)
  • Mellony Burlison, et al. v. School District of Springfield, R-12, 708 F.3d. 1034, (8th Cir. 2013), cert. denied 134 S.Ct. 151, 187 L.Ed.2d 39 (2013)
  • Abilene Area Sheet Metal Contractor's Association, 236 NLRB 1652 (1978)
  • McNary v. Schreiber Cheese Company, Inc., 535 F.3d 765, (8th Cir. 2008)
  • Teamsters Local 886 (Lee Way Motor Freight, Inc.) 229 NLRB 832 (1978)
  • MO DESE et al. v. School District of Springfield, R-12, 358 F.3d 992, (8th Cir. 2004)
  • Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company, 221 NLRB 304, (1975)
  • David Glass v. Kirkland, 29 F.3d 1266 (8th Cir.1994)
  • Nancy Howard v. State Board of Education, et al, 913 S.W. 2d (Mo. App.1995)
  • Representative Federal Court Cases:
  • Representative State Administrative Cases:
  • Representative State Court Cases:
  • Sullivan Transfer Company, 247 NLRB 772 (1980)
  • Baker, et. al. v. Stone County, MO, et. al., 41 F. Supp. 2d 965, (W.D. Mo.1998)
  • McAx Sign Company, Inc., 231 NLRB 957 (1977), enf'd, 576 F.2d 62 (5th Cir. 1978)
  • Cross v. Monett R-I School District, 431 F.3d 606, (8th Cir. 2005)
  • Texas Tag & Specialty Company, 229 NLRB 856, (1977)
  • Carol Coffman v. Tracker Marine, L.P.,141 F.3d 1241, (8th Cir.1998)
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, National School Boards’ Association
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Missouri School Boards’ Association
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • Member, Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member, Missouri Council of School Attorneys
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Member, Missouri Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • Southern Methodist University School Of Law (JD), 1975
  • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, BFA (Speech), 1971
Industry Groups:
  • Missouri School Boards Association

Office location for Ransom A Ellis, III

2808 S, Ingram Mill
Suite A104
Springfield, MO 65804

Phone: 417-866-5091

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12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022

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