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Matthew Rogers

Professional Bio

Matthew J. Rogers is a civil litigation associate who handles multifaceted civil litigation matters in federal and state courts. Mr. Rogers represents clients on a broad range of issues, including business disputes such as shareholder derivative litigation and breach of contract litigation, residential and commercial construction litigation, products liability litigation, employment litigation, and disability litigation. Mr Rogers is admitted to the Kansas and Missouri Bars. His prior experience includes Judicial intern to Hon. James P. O'Hara, United States District Court for the District of Kansas, Fall 2015. Prior to pursuing his legal career, Mr. Rogers served as a police detective in Ottawa, Kansas.


Practice Areas

  • Complex Civil Litigation (federal and state)
  • Estate Litigation
  • Partnership and Business Entity Disputes
  • Residential and Commercial Construction Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Employment Litigation
  • Disability Litigation

Education

Law School:

  • University of Kansas (J.D. 2016)
  • Executive Note and Comment Editor, University of Kansas Law Review, 2015-2016
  • Cali Awards: Torts I, Remedies, Construction Law

Undergraduate:

  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (B.A., cum laude, 2006)

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri Bar, 2016
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri and United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, 2017
  • Kansas Bar, 2017
  • United States District Court for the District of Kansas, 2018

Professional Associations

  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Douglas County Kansas Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metro Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar


Publications

  • Matthew Rogers & Suzanne Valdez, Comment, Retreat to the Boundary of the Rules: Resurrecting Professionalism in Depositions and the Implications of Gamesmanship for Kansas Practitioners, 64 U. Kan. L. Rev. 1065 (2016).