KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sam Wendt, Partner at Wendt Goss P.C., has been awarded the prestigious Thomas J. Conway award by the Kansas City Missouri Bar Association (KCMBA). Mr. Wendt will be presented with the honor on May 16, 2014 at the KCMBA's annual Bench Bar Conference.
The Thomas J. Conway Award honors a young trial lawyer who exemplifies two traits of the late Tom Conway; outstanding trial skills and the ability to be a fierce advocate, while simultaneously a good friend to opposing counsel.
"No one is more deserving of this very distinguished award. Sam truly exemplifies the qualities of the Thomas J. Conway Award recipient. Everyone at Wendt Goss, P.C. is extremely proud of Sam and this great honor," said Peter E. Goss, Wendt Goss, P.C. Partner.
Samuel Wendt is a founding member of Wendt Goss, P.C. and has dedicated his practice to representing injured people and their families. Mr. Wendt has successfully represented countless people involved in automobile and commercial vehicle accidents, victims of medical malpractice and nursing home neglect, and wrongful death claims. He has also represented hundreds of clients injured by defective medical devices and pharmaceuticals, such as Diet Pills, Guidant and Medtronic Defibrillators, Vioxx, Avandia, and Yaz/Yasmin, to name a few.
Mr. Wendt has a peer review rating of "AV Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest available rating. He was the youngest attorney named by the Kansas City Business Journal as "Best of the Bar" in 2008 and has been included every year since that date. Mr. Wendt has also been selected as one of Kansas and Missouri's "Super Lawyers" by Thomson Reuters every year since 2008. In 2010, Mr. Wendt was recognized by Missouri Lawyers Weekly as one of Missouri's "Up & Coming" attorneys, and in 2011, he was selected by the National Trial Lawyers Association as one of Missouri's Top 100 trial attorneys and to its "Top 40 Under 40". In 2013, Mr. Wendt was recognized by the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States where membership is reserved for those who have won multi-million dollar verdicts or settlements.
Wendt Goss is a Kansas City based law firm specializing in Personal Injury and since its inception in 2008, has been dedicated to delivering maximum settlement results and personal attention to their clients and their families. www.wendtgoss.com
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