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Matthew Rogers

Professional Bio

Matthew J. Rogers handles complex civil litigation matters in federal and state courts, and before administrative tribunals. Mr. Rogers represents children with special needs and their parents in a wide variety of special education matters at IEP team meetings, mediation, manifestation determination hearings, administrative due process hearings, and other manners of dispute resolution. Mr. Rogers also represents clients involved in business disputes, residential and commercial construction 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

  • Special Education
  • Complex Civil Litigation (federal, state, and administrative)
  • Partnership and Business Entity Disputes
  • Residential and Commercial Construction Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • 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).