Robert Black

Robert Black

Sole Practitioner
Location:
Platte City, Missouri
Phone:
816-873-1211
Fax:
816-858-6045
Email:
2005 graduate of UMKC School of Law. Graduated magna cum laude. Member of and published in UMKC Law Review. Degrees include Master of Science, Master of Arts, Doctorate in Law. Former assistant professor in leadership at West Point. Former Management Consultant with regional and national business organisations focusing on organisational communications and conflict management. Ten years experience in Family law (divorce, custody, mediation, child support).

Areas of Practice

  • 30% Family Law/Divorce
  • 15% Custody & Child Support
  • 25% Family Law Mediation
  • 5% Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • 15% Rights of Unwed Parents
  • 5% Traffic Violations
  • 5% Wills

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2005

Education

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • J.D. magna cum laude
  • Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
    • M.A. cum laude - 1992
    • Major: Adult Education

Published Works

  • The Impact of State Nursing Practice Acts on Nurses Eligibility for Protection under the National Labor Relations Act, UMKC School of Law, 1, Vol. 73, 2004

Classes/Seminars

  • Organisational Leadership, West Point, USMA, 1986 - 1989
  • Conflict Management, St. Lukes, self employed, 1998 - 2002

Honors and Awards

  • Magna Cum Laude, Law School

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Association of Family & Conciliatory Courts, Member, 2011 - 2015

Past Employment Positions

  • St. Lukes Health System , Organisation Development Consultant, 1998 - 2000
  • United States Military Academy, Assistant Professor, 1986 - 1989

Pro Bono Activities

  • Small Claims Mediation, 2012 - 2013

Languages

  • English
  • German