David Welder is an attorney who focuses on civil litigation. His primary emphasis is on the defense of design professionals in complex construction matters. However, his practice also includes representing contractors and suppliers, government contracts, commercial litigation, mechanic’s liens, bond issues, education law, personal injury, corporate law and other matters.
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David graduated cum laude from Central Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice in 2006. He graduated cum laude from Washburn University School of Law in 2009. While in law school, David wrote for the Washburn Law Journal. Additionally, David interned at the United States Attorney’s Office and for Federal District Court Judge Carlos Murguia.
Following law school, David began working at a large downtown Kansas City, Missouri law firm representing individuals and business entities involving contract disputes, construction issues, misrepresentation, negligence, worker’s compensation, insurance disputes, and other various torts.
David joined Norris & Keplinger, LLC in June of 2010. His primary focus continues to be civil litigation, though his emphasis is now the defense of design professionals in complex construction matters. However, his practice also includes representing contractors and suppliers, government contracts, mechanic’s liens, bond issues, commercial litigation, civil rights issues, corporate law, education law, personal injury, and other matters.
David has given presentations to local design professionals regarding strategies to avoid litigation and minimize design risk, and proper design documentation.
David is admitted to practice in the state courts of Missouri and Kansas, the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, the United States District Court for the District of Kansas and the United States Court of Federal Claims. He is also a member of the American Bar Association.
B.S. Central Missouri State University, cum laude 2006
J.D. Washburn University School of Law, cum laude 2009
BRW Construction, LLC v. Prairie Tree, LLC (obtained complete defense verdict)
Admitted to practice:
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
United States District Court for the District of Kansas
United States Court of Federal Claims
Member of the American Bar Association (Construction Industry).
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