VANCE C. PREMAN

  • Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability,
  • Wrongful Death, Contract Dispute and all other
  • Civil Tort Litigation Issues, Mediation

RESUME

  • Born Frostburg, Maryland, 1952
  • Ohio University, 1969-1971
  • Drury College, Bachelor of Arts, 1971-1973
  • University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1974-1977
  • Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office, Law Intern, 1976-1977
  • Assistant Public Defender, 16th Judicial Circuit, 1978
  • Licensed to practice in State of Missouri, 1977
  • Licensed to practice in United States Supreme Court, 1981
  • Licensed to practice in State of Kansas, 1985
  • Member of the American Bar Association
  • Member of the Missouri Bar Association
  • Member of Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member of the Johnson County Bar Association
  • Member of American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of Missouri Trial Lawyers Association
  • Chairman of Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Media Committee, 1987
  • Member of the KCMBA Fee Dispute Committee, 1988-1995
  • Board Member of UMKC Law Foundation, 1989-1992
  • Recipient of 1994 Lantz Welch St. Jude Award Presented at Bench Bar Conference, April 1994
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, UMKC School of Law, 1995
  • Approved Mediator Supreme Court of the State of Kansas, 2000-2015 (Core, Domestic & Civil)
  • Certified Mediator, State of Missouri
  • Certified Neutral for the Federal Court, Western District of Missouri, Early Assessment Program
  • Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyer, 2006-2015
  • Best Lawyer Kansas City—Kansas City Magazine, 2007

CONTRIBUTING AUTHOR

Missouri Products Liability Handbook
UMKC School of Law, 1988

Missouri Trial Tactics
UMKC School of Law

CONTINUING LAW EDUCATION LECTURER

  • Continuing Law Education BB/TT Conference, 2015
  • Kansas Bar Association 120th Annual Convention (Mediation Techniques), 2002
  • Kansas Bar Association Civil ADR in the New Millenium Seminar at University Of Kansas Law School (Mediation Techniques), 2002
  • Annual Trial Practice Seminar (Courtroom Techniques) UMKC, 1998
  • KCMBA ( Discovery, Federal Court), 1997
  • Mediation Techniques (Approved for CLE, Missouri & Kansas), 1995
  • KCMBA (Marathon CLE, Opening Statement Voir Dire), 1995
  • KCMBA Super CLE (Depositions), 1994
  • UMKC Civil Jury Trial Seminar, 1994
  • UMKC Civil Jury Trial Seminar, 1993
  • Medical Malpractice Seminar (UMKC – KCMBA), 1992
  • Annual Trial Practice Seminar (Opening Statement for Defendant) UMKC, 1992
  • Annual Trial Practice Seminar (Opening Statement for Defendant) UMKC, 1991
  • Annual Trial Practice Seminar (Direct – Cross Examination) UMKC, 1990
  • Annual Trial Practice Seminar (Exam of Treating Physician) UMKC, 1985

GUEST LECTURER

  • University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, School of Medicine
  • Freeman Hospital of Joplin, Missouri
  • Shawnee Mission Nurses Association Seminars (2 years)
  • Park Lane Hospital Seminars (2 years)
  • Mock Trial Participant (2 years)