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Ryan Paulus

Ryan Paulus

Cornerstone Law Firm, Kansas City
  • Employment Law, Personal Injury, DUI & DWI ...
  • Kansas, Missouri
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Ryan M. Paulus represents clients in a variety of contexts, including discrimination, retaliation, harassment, whistleblower, consumer rights, personal injury, severance, wage and hour disputes and class and collective actions. Ryan’s confidence, perseverance, and attention to detail are invaluable to furthering his clients cause. He has won his clients over sixteen million dollars in jury verdicts and settlements and developed a record of success in significant and complex litigation. Ryan is also a combat veteran who served with distinction in Afghanistan as a SAPPER Company Operations Officer, earning both the Bronze Star Medal and the Combat Action Badge before resigning from the military at the rank of Captain. Ryan has won numerous awards and accolades in his legal career including Largest Jury Verdicts, Missouri, Top 100 Trial Attorneys, Top 40 under 40, Best of the Bar, Super Lawyers Rising Star, U.S. News Best Law Firms, and AVVO perfect 10 out of 10 superb rating.

Practice Areas
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Workers' Compensation
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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8th Circuit
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10th Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Cornerstone Law Firm
- Current
Hollingshead, Paulus, Eccher & Fry
Managing Member
Paulus Law Firm L.L.C.
University of Missouri - Columbia
J.D. (2007)
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Top 100 Trial attorneys
National Trial Lawyers
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers
Largest Reported Jury Verdicts
Missouri Lawyers Weekly
Best of the Bar
Kansas City Business Journal
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
10 out of 10 superb rating
Bronze Star
United States Army
Combat Action Badge
United States Army
Steel De Fleury Medal
United States Army
Professional Associations
Missouri Army National Guard
Engineer Officer
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Veterans of Foreign Wars
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National Employment Lawyers Association
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Employment Law Update, 8th Circuit Employment Convention
Employment Law Update, 8th Circuit Employment Convention
Certificate in Dispute Resolution
University of Missouri, Columbia
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Cornerstone Law Firm
8350 N. St. Clair Ave
Suite 225
Kansas City, MO 64151
Telephone: (816) 581-4040
Fax: (816) 741-8889
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