David M. Mayer - Monsees & Mayer P.C.

David M. Mayer

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

David was born and raised in Kansas City, where he attended Rockhurst High School.  He went on to Boston College and earned a double major in Political Science and Economics.  Upon returning to Kansas City, David enrolled at the University of Missouri - Kansas City Law School, where he received the American Jurisprudence Award  and was a Victor Wilson Scholar.  

David's practice concentrates on safety of children and the elderly.  David has helped many clients recover for injuries or damages they received, including handicapped children who have been neglected or abused; children injured by dangerous conditions in stores; injury and death to the elderly from negligent nursing homes and transportation companies; injuries at swimming facilities; various automobile claims against negligent drivers. 

For these efforts, David has been admitted to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.  He has received the top rating of AV for a lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell and has been named one of the Top 100 Trial lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association and the American Society of Legal Advocates.  The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorney's recognized David as one of the top 10 best lawyers in Missouri for client satisfaction. 

David volunteers his time for legal aid programs throughout Missouri and Kansas and serves on the Board of various not-for-profit charity organizations.  


Additional Information

Areas of Practice
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Construction / Industrial Injuries
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Child Safety
  • Swimming Pool Injuries 
Honors & Awards

Top 100 Trial Lawyers, awarded by the National Trial Lawyers and American Society of Legal Advocates

Top 10 Lawyers in Missouri for Client Satisfaction - American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys

Best Lawyers in America

American Jurisprudence Award, 1990

Victor Wilson Scholar, 1991-1993

Life Member of Who's Who, 2000

AV rated - Martindale Hubbell

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Super Lawyer MO/KS

Premier 100 Criminal and Civil Lawyer in Missouri - American Academy of Trial Attorneys

Corporate LiveWire Global Awards Winner 2016

Nations Top 1% - National Association of Distingished Counsel

  • Swimming Pool Negligence, $5,000,000 Verdict
  • Lifeguard Negligence, Confidential Settlement
  • Hotel Swimming Pool Negligence, Confidential Settlement
  • Truck Accident, $1,000,000 Settlement
  • Shooting at Night Club, $3,500,000 Verdict
  • Shooting at Night Club, Confidential Settlement
  • Shooting at Night Club, $2,735,000 Verdict
  • Automobile Accident, $1,000,000 Verdict
  • Automobile Death, $2,750,000 Settlement
  • Nursing Home Negligence, $3,350,000 Verdict
  • Nursing Home Abuse, Confidential Settlement
  • Child Sexual Assault, Confidential Settlement

Office Location

4717 Grand Avenue, Suite 820
Kansas City, MO 64112-2258
United States


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Practice Areas

Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

Other Information

Gender: Male