David Mayer Receives 2024 Pat Kelly Service Award

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (February 28, 2024) — David Mayer, managing shareholder of Monsees & Mayer, was awarded the 2024 Pat Kelly Service Award at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Law’s Big Event. Annually, the UMKC Law Foundation & Law Alumni Association presents this award to an attorney who has provided exemplary service to the School of Law.

“David has been an integral part of Monsees & Mayer’s success, bringing his expertise and passion to every case he handles,” says Tim Monsees, senior shareholder and co-founder of Monsees & Mayer. “He consistently demonstrates the highest standard of professionalism and integrity. This well-deserved honor is a testament to his outstanding leadership and unwavering dedication to service.”

Throughout his nearly 30-year career, Mayer has represented victims and survivors of sexual abuse and those who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties. He is deeply involved with UMKC Law Foundation, including serving as co-chair of The Campaign for Advocates, which is dedicated to increasing opportunities for students through obtaining funds for scholarships and advocacy competition travel and expenses. Mayer and his firm also created one of the first two endowed scholarships as part of the Foundation’s Campaign for Advocates.

“I am honored to receive this prestigious award from my alma mater,” says Mayer. “My education and experiences at UMKC have played a significant role in shaping my career and instilling commitment to service and excellence. I am grateful for the opportunity to give back to the community and continue to advocate for my clients.”

David Mayer is the managing partner at Monsees & Mayer, P.C. As a tested trial attorney, he focuses his practice on the safety of children and the elderly, including representing victims and survivors of sexual abuse. Over the course of his distinguished career, Mayer has been recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in Missouri and Kansas by Super Lawyers, a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers Association, and Top 10% with regards to customer satisfaction by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys.

The attorneys at Monsees & Mayer have nearly 100 years of combined experience handling sexual abuse and personal injury cases and have successfully recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in civil justice for their clients. They are trauma-informed communicators and work alongside many advocacy organizations including Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA), Missouri Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence (MOCADSV), and the Child Advocacy Center (CAC).



About Monsees & Mayer, P.C.

Monsees & Mayer is a personal injury law firm in Springfield and Kansas City, Missouri, committed to helping individuals injured by the negligence and wrongdoing of others. With nearly 100 years of collective experience, the attorneys represent victims and survivors of sexual abuse and clients in car accident, truck accident, and wrongful death claims. The firm has obtained millions in verdicts and settlements. Learn more.