Kyle A. Branson has been an associate attorney with Gillette Law Firm, P.A. for over three years. He is licensed in both Missouri and Kansas State Courts, as well as the U.S. District Court, District of Kansas and the U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri. He is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Kansas Bar Association, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, the Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and an executive member of the Leavenworth Bar Association. Kyle obtained a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri where he graduated Cum Laude, and his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Missouri- Kansas City.
For the past two years, Kyle has organized the Leavenworth County Bar Association golf tournament, which has helped raise money to fund the organization and thousands of dollars for different charities.
Civil Litigation Experience- Auto Accidents/Slip and Falls/Work Comp/Domestic
Since graduating from law school 7 years ago, Kyle’s practice has focused personal injury as well as civil and criminal litigation. Kyle’s civil experience includes: personal injury litigation, products liability, construction litigation, violations of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act and Kansas Consumer Protection Act, fire damage cases, contract disputes, landlord/tenant disputes, workers compensation claims, divorces, paternity cases, child support issues, and orders of protection.
Kyle has appeared hundreds of times in courts throughout western Missouri and eastern Kansas on a wide variety of issues. He has successfully taken a number of cases to trial, including several jury trials, and assisted on many more. Kyle has also personally written approximately 10 Court of Appeals briefs, and most recently, co-authored a brief for the Kansas Supreme Court. The issue before the Supreme Court is one of first impression in the state of Kansas involving civil liability for improper loan and use of an automobile.
Kyle has personally effectuated numerous settlements of cases, including several six figure cases, and assisted on seven figure cases as well. The bulk of Kyle’s present case load is focused on civil litigation and he takes satisfaction in knowing he has helped clients with a wide variety of issues.
Criminal Defense- Traffic Infractions/DUI/DWS
Kyle’s criminal experience includes representing clients on a number of criminal matters ranging from minor traffic infractions, such as speeding tickets, to more serious matters, including felony DUI/DWI/OUI cases. Kyle’s broad criminal experience has also encompassed the representation of those whose driving privileges have either been restricted or suspended and his efforts have produced success in the re-establishment of the individual’s driving privileges.
Kyle co-authored the brief in the case No. 104,271, which was an unpublished decision handed down by the Kansas Court of Appeals on February 25, 2011, affirming the decision of the Douglas County District Court granting a motion to suppress, which led to a dismissal of the charges pending against the defendant.
In June 2011, Kyle tried a DUI to a jury in Johnson County Kansas. After a two-day jury trial, the jury found the defendant not guilty.Kyle grew up in central Missouri, but has lived in the Kansas City area for almost 9 years. He is a member of Legacy Christian Church and participates in a number of church activities. In his free time, Kyle enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, reading, and spending as much time as possible outdoors. He is an avid golfer, and also enjoys target shooting, fishing, hunting, and mountain biking
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