Jonathan Sternberg

Jonathan Sternberg

Jonathan Sternberg, Attorney, P.C.
  • Appeals & Appellate, Municipal Law
  • Kansas, Missouri, U.S. Dist. Kansas, U.S. E. Dist. Missouri, U.S. W. Dist. Missouri
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Summary

Jonathan Sternberg is an appellate lawyer in Kansas City, Missouri. He focuses his practice on civil and criminal appellate litigation at all points of a case, including briefing and arguing appeals, writs, post-judgment and post-conviction proceedings, and similar matters, as well as advising trial attorneys on procedure and strategy. Since opening his practice immediately after his admission to the bar in 2007, Jonathan has represented businesses and individuals in dozens of state and federal appeals throughout America in a wide array of subjects, successfully pursuing commercial, constitutional, criminal, estate, family, insurance, tax, and tort cases, among others. The total amount in controversy of all of his cases exceeds $290 million. His clients have included everything from Fortune 500® companies to indigent people. He has written more than 160 appellate briefs and presented more than 70 appellate oral arguments, including eleven before the Supreme Court of Missouri. Jonathan is admitted to practice before Missouri and Kansas state courts, all federal district courts in Missouri and Kansas, every U.S. Court of Appeals circuit nationwide, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Jonathan was the only solo practitioner who Missouri Lawyers Weekly selected as an "Up & Coming Lawyer" in 2009, was named to the Kansas City Business Journal's "Best of the Bar" list in 2013 and 2014, and was named by The National Trial Lawyers to both its "Top 100" and "Top 40 Under 40" lists every year since 2013. He was listed in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers in 2014 and 2015, previously was listed in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" from 2010-2013, was listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Appellate Practice in 2015 and 2016 and Criminal Defense in 2016, was a member of the Missouri Bar Leadership Academy's 2011 class, and has received Martindale-Hubbell®'s highest peer review rating, AV® Preeminent™, every year since 2012.

Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Municipal Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Constitutional Law
  • Post-judgment proceedings
  • Post-conviction remedies
  • Writs
  • Attorney/judicial discipline
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Kansas
Missouri
U.S. Dist. Kansas
U.S. E. Dist. Missouri
U.S. W. Dist. Missouri
1st Circuit
2nd Circuit
3rd Circuit
4th Circuit
5th Circuit
6th Circuit
7th Circuit
8th Circuit
9th Circuit
10th Circuit
11th Circuit
D.C. Circuit
Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
U.S. Supreme Court
Professional Experience
Attorney
Jonathan Sternberg, Attorney, P.C.
- Current
Education
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
J.D.
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Honors: Dean's List; CALI Awards in Criminal Procedure and Constitutional Interpretation
University of Kansas
B.A. / History
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Honors: With Honors
Awards
Listed in Appellate Practice and Criminal Defense
The Best Lawyers in America©
Peer-selected as one of top 4% of attorneys nationwide
Top 100
The National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 criminal defense litigators in Missouri
Best of the Bar
Kansas City Business Journal
Peer-elected as one of top 200 lawyers in Kansas City metropolitan area
Top 40 Under 40
The National Trial Lawyers
Top 40 litigators in Missouri under 40 years of age
Listed
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
Top 5% of lawyers in Missouri
Listed in Appellate Practice
The Best Lawyers in America©
Top 40 Under 40
The National Trial Lawyers
Top 40 litigators in Missouri under 40 years of age
Best of the Bar
Kansas City Business Journal
Peer-elected as one of top 200 lawyers in Kansas City metropolitan area
Listed
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
Top 5% of lawyers in Missouri
Top 100
The National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 criminal defense litigators in Missouri
Best of the Bar
Kansas City Business Journal
Peer-elected as one of top 200 lawyers in Kansas City metropolitan area (youngest solo practitioner selected)
Top 100
The National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 criminal defense litigators in Missouri
Rising Stars
Missouri & Kansas Superlawyers
Top 2.5% of Missouri lawyers under 40 years of age
Top 40 Under 40
The National Trial Lawyers
Top 40 litigators in Missouri under 40 years of age
Rising Stars
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
Top 2.5% of Missouri lawyers under 40 years of age
Rising Stars
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
Top 2.5% of Missouri lawyers under 40 years of age
Member, Leadership Academy
The Missouri Bar
Rising Stars
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
Top 2.5% of Missouri lawyers under 40 years of age
Up & Coming Lawyer
Missouri Lawyers Weekly
Only solo practitioner selected; youngest overall awardee
Peer-review rated AV® Preeminent™, 2012-2015
Martindale-Hubble
Highest possible rating for professional ethics and ability
Professional Associations
Member
Eighth Circuit Bar Association
- Current
Member
Kansas Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Appellate Practice Section
Member
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Board of Directors, 2016; Section of Civil Litigation (President, 2016; President-Elect, 2015); CLE Advisory Committee, 2015; Appellate Practice Committee (Chair, 2011-2014; Vice-Chair, 2009-2010)
Member
American Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Council of Appellate Lawyers; Section of Litigation; Appellate Practice Committee
Member
The Missouri Bar
- Current
Activities: Civil Practice and Procedure Committee (Vice Chair, 2012-present); Appellate Practice Subcommittee (Chair, 2012-present)
Publications
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
2323 Grand Boulevard
Suite 1100
Kansas City, MO 64108
USA
Telephone: (816) 292-7000
Fax: (816) 292-7050