Phillip Reed Martens

phillip reed martens

Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Phone: 816-361-5555
Fax: 816-361-5577

Phillip “Reed” Martens was born and raised in Platte City, Missouri—a small town just north of downtown.  After graduating Platte City High School in 2009, Reed attended the University of Missouri-Columbia.  He received degrees in Political Science and Business Administration.  While at Mizzou, Reed was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity and the club baseball team.

Reed went on to earn his juris doctorate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2016. While at UMKC, he served as a Case Note Editor for The Urban Lawyer Journal. Reed was also a member of the Trial Advocacy Team. He competed at various competitions across the United States, and qualified for the National Trial Competition Team. While attending law school, Reed clerked for Monsees & Mayer, P.C., before joining as an Associate Attorney in the fall of 2016.

As an attorney at Monsees & Mayer, P.C., Reed focuses his practice on defective products—including firearm and hunting litigation, premise liability, automobile, semi-trailer and motorcycle collisions, and sexual abuse litigation. He is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Kansas.

Areas of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2016
  • Kansas, 2016
  • Eastern District of Missouri, 2017
  • United States District Court, 2017


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • Juris Doctorate – 2016
  • University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
    • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science – 2013
    • Minor in Business Administration – 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Missouri Bar, Member
  • Kansas Bar, Member
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • Platte County Bar Association, Member