Douglas R. Kennedy

Douglas R. Kennedy graduated from the Memphis State University, School of Law in 1984, ranking 16th in his class. He began his practice in Poplar Bluff in 1984, and has tried a multitude of cases, both jury and non jury. His trial experience has involved numerous areas of the law. He has practiced in state and federal courts, as well as handling administrative hearings and appeals. He has extensive appellate experience and is licensed in both Missouri and Arkansas.

Douglas R.Kennedy
Douglas R.KennedyAttorney At Law

Doug’s Highlights

  • The Missouri Bar (Member)
  • The Butler County Bar (Member)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (Member)
  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Memphis State University, School of Law, 1984
    Juris Doctor
  • University of Missouri – Columbia, 1976
    B.S., Public Administration
  • Missouri, 1984
  • Arkansas, 2005
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1984
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, 1985
  • United States Supreme Court, 1993
  • Auto Accident
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning
  • General Litigation
  • Social Security
  • Workers Compensation
  • Pyle v. Layton, 189 S.W.3d 679 (Mo.App. S.D. 2006)
  • Wendel v. Wendel, 72 S.W.3d 626 (Mo.App. S.D. 2002)
  • State ex rel Mo. Department of Natural Resources v. Turkey Creek, Inc.,
    944 S.W.2d 286 (Mo.App. S.D. 1997)
  • Ezell v. Columbia Insurance Company, 942 S.W.2d 913 (Mo.App. S.D. 1996)
  • Murphy et al v. Riverside Trucking. Received $2 million dollar jury verdict after six day trial for wrongful death of a 19 year old. Plaintiffs were a young child of the decedent and the decedent’s mother.