Kirk Rahm


Mr. Rahm has over 45 years of experience. Over his time in practice, he has successfully obtained a number of major recoveries for injury victims. He belongs to the American Board of Trial Advocates and is AV Preeminent* rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest available rating.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Rahm belongs to numerous professional organizations, including the Johnson County Bar Association, the Missouri Bar Association, the American Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, and the National Employment Lawyers Association.

Mr. Rahm earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Missouri and received his law degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. He is qualified to appear before all Missouri state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, the Supreme Court of Missouri, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Honors & Awards

  • Missouri, Kansas Super Lawyer since 2006
  • AV Rated – Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • American Board of Trial Advocates.
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers
  • St. Jude Award, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, 1990
  • Thomas E. Deacy Sr., Memorial Trial Practice Award, 1972

Boards & Certifications

  • Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • 2012 Civil Mediation for Civil Cases – University of Missouri – School of Law
  • Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, 2012

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1972 U.S. Federal Court, 1972

Appellate Court Admissions

  • Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, 1972 Supreme Court of Missouri, 1976 Federal
  • Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, 2006
  • Supreme Court of United States, 2014


University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri

  • J.D. – 1972
  • Honors: With Distinction
  • Honors: Order of Bench Robe
  • Honors: UMKC Law Review
  • Honors: National Moot Court Team

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Johnson County, Missouri Bar Association
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • National Employment Lawyers Association  – Kansas City Chapter
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • National Employment Lawyers Association  – National
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers

Published Works

  • Missouri Products Liability Handbook (Contributing Author), 1987