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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, 2002, UMKC Law Review, Note & Comment Editor; Urban Lawyer; Neogitation Team; Moot Court Trial Team; H. Michael Coburn Scholarship; Order of the Barristers
    • B.J., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1999, Broadcast Journalism; Curator's Scholarship; University of Missouri Baseball Team
  • Court Admissions
    • United States Court of Federal Claims, 2013
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2007

Having grown up in rural northwest Missouri, Seth Wright brings small town values with big firm representation to provide practical solutions for clients, both large and small. Seth, a trial lawyer, has a depth of experience in a wide range of civil disputes representing both plaintiffs and defendants.

Seth’s experience includes complex commercial litigation; class and mass actions; business litigation; anti-trust actions; product liability claims; personal injury; wrongful death; health care litigation; breach of contract disputes; tortious interference; breach of fiduciary duty; officer and director liability; and shareholder derivative suits.

Seth is an accomplished trial lawyer at a young age. He has been recognized as both a “Rising Star” and an “Up and Coming Lawyer.”  Seth has first chair jury trial experience and has also practiced in appellate courts, so he can handle any case from start to finish.  His practice experience includes both state and federal courts across the nation.

  • Represented a plaintiff who was a construction worker and sustained catastrophic injuries after falling down an elevator shaft at the United Building in St. Joseph, Mo. After a two-week jury trial, the jury returned a verdict for the plaintiffs.
  • Represented plaintiff funeral home owners to enforce a non-compete covenant. Also able to obtain an injunction against the infringing former employee. After a seven-day jury trial, the jury returned a verdict for plaintiffs.
  • Represented defendant Worth County, Mo., in a wrongful death action. The mother of a 16-year-old died in an automobile accident and sued the county where the accident occurred alleging the accident was caused by negligent road construction and maintenance. Obtained a jury verdict in favor of defendant.
  • Represented defendant City of St. Joseph, Mo., in a personal injury lawsuit involving a trip and fall on a sidewalk. Obtained a jury verdict in favor of defendant.
Publications & Presentations
Missouri Lawyers Weekly
  • Volume 21, No. 34 (August 20, 2007)
  • Volume 17, No. 62 (January 19, 2004)
  • Volume 18, No. 29 (July 19, 2004)
  • Volume 18, No. 32 (August 19, 2004)