Patrick Copley, Esq.
Patrick Copley has extensive experience in civil litigation, including domestic litigation, business litigation, property disputes and personal injury. Patrick’s principal focus is helping clients with family law, matters. Patrick is dedicated to providing his clients with exceptional support in cases involving child support, child custody, maintenance (or alimony), grandparent rights, guardianships, and paternity.
Mr. Copley regularly gives presentations and writes articles related to emerging legal theories and trial techniques. These include; The (Non) Evolution of Logo Liability. Defense RI Newsletter, In Transit. Procuring Testimony from Consumer Product Safety Commission Employees. DRI Product Liability Committee Newsletter, Strictly Speaking. Vol. 1, Issue 6,; and Advanced Deposition Techniques: Handling the Problem Witness. Hostile Adversary and Overcoming Obstructions: Missouri Bar. Many of these articles and speaking engagements are to help educate other less experienced lawyers with developing issues and best practices.
Patrick Copley has earned substantial recognition from the legal community, including being listed as a Kansas & Missouri Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. This award is issued to less than 2.5% of all lawyers. Mr. Copley was also named “Best of the Bar,” by the Kansas City Business Journal. When not involved in his legal practice, Mr. Copley spends most of his time with his wife and three children. He also enjoys traveling and coaching his children’s sports teams, including softball and soccer.
- Kansas, 2001
- Missouri, 2001
- S. District Court for the District of Kansas, 2002
- S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, 2002
- American Bar Association
- Missouri Bar Association
- Family Law Section
- Tort Law and Civil Practice and Procedure Committees
- Kansas Bar Association, Family Law and Litigation Committees
- Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
- Johnson County Bar Association, Family Law Committee
- Earl E. Connor American Inn of Court