Since 1949

About Us

The attorneys of Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman are well-recognized and proven personal injury and civil litigators, part of one of the most respected firms of its kind in the region. We are proud members of the Kansas City community and have successfully represented thousands of our neighbors throughout the Midwest. We know how important it is to stand up and fight for your rights.

How can we help you?


There are many very good reasons for choosing the attorneys of SJB to represent you. Law firms have different skills, different areas of expertise and different ways of approaching cases. Find out about our firm’s strengths, successes on behalf of our clients, and more importantly, the five reasons why you should hire us.

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We are honored and gratified to receive a large number of referrals from fellow attorneys and other discerning professionals. We don’t take your confidence and trust in us lightly. Learn about our referral and/or co-counsel policy.

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Our Experience

After suffering a serious injury or injustice caused by someone's negligence or criminal act, you deserve to be heard. Since 1949, our attorneys have represented individuals and families in cases of serious injury, wrongful death and financial fraud.

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Our Team

The trial lawyers of Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman carry on the tradition of the legal giants who founded our firm. Today, our attorneys are recognized and awarded as among the best trial attorneys in the Midwest.


Family Settles Suit with Walmart for Gun Used in Jewish Community Center Murders

SJB has helped the family of William Corporon and his grandson Reat Underwood, who were shot and killed outside the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, reach a confidential settlement with Walmart, which sold a …

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Sisters Represented by SJB Reach Verruckt Settlement

Two sisters, Hannah Barnes and Matraca Baetz, reached settlement with the owners of Schlitterbahn water park.  The sisters were injured on the Verrückt water slide the day an Olathe boy, Caleb Schwab, was killed. SJB attorney …

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KCTV5 News Story – Two injured women who rode Verruckt with Caleb Schwab hire attorneys

"Lawyers for Hannah Barnes and Matraca Baetz released a statement to KCTV5 News, saying that they have been hired to conduct 'a thorough investigation of this tragic event to insure that any and all measures …

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Contact us

Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman
2600 Grand, Suite 550
Kansas City, MO 64108

In Kansas City



Firm News

Family Settles Suit with Walmart for Gun Used in Jewish Community Center Murders

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Dangerous Party Buses Require More Scrutiny

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Sisters Represented by SJB Reach Verruckt Settlement

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"Yes, trial experience and skill is important, but equally important is the personal relationships we build with our clients, as we work toward a successful outcome for every case."

Senior Partner, Lynn Johnson