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Douglass F. Noland – Attorney – Liberty, Missouri

Douglass F Noland headshot photo. Douglas Law Firm. Liberty, Missouri.Douglass F. Noland is a lifelong resident of Clay County, Missouri. He graduated from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, and from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Missouri and Kansas. Douglass is admitted to practice before the Federal Courts in Missouri and Kansas, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States. He is an Adjunct Professor in Trial Advocacy at UMKC School of Law, and was an Adjunct Professor at William Jewell College. Douglass served as Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Clay County and was the Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. He has also served as a Special Prosecuting Attorney. He received the Clay County Bar Association Distinguished Attorney Award in 2008.

Douglass is Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, a member of the Million Dollar Advocacy Forum, the Missouri Bar Board of Governors, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys Board of Governors, and has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Douglass was awarded Missouri Lawyers Weekly 2015 Influential Appellate Advocate.

Areas of Practice

  • Auto Dealer Fraud
  • Bad Faith Insurance
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Slip and Fall
  • Workers' Compensation Law
  • Wrongful Death

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • J.D.
  • William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri, USA
    • B.A.

Douglass F. Noland Published Works

Representative Cases

  • Denault vs. Denault, 637 SW2d 363 (Mo. App. W.D. 1982)
  • Martin vs. Martin, 866 SW2d 513 (Mo. App. W.D. 1993)
  • Pierce vs. State, Dept. of Social Services, 969 S.W.2d 814 (Mo. App. W.D. 1998)
  • Randel vs. McClanahan, 760 S.W.2d 607(Mo. App. W.D. 1988)
  • Rose vs. City of Riverside, 827 S.W.2d 737 (Mo. App. W.D. 1992)
  • State ex rel Western Missouri Mental Health Center vs. Randall, 791 S.W.2d 473 (Mo. App. W.D. 1990)
  • Carr vs. North Kansas City Beverage Co. 49 S.W.3d 205 (Mo. App. W.D. 2001)
  • Clark vs. Fitzpatrick, 801 S.W.2d 426 (Mo. App. W.D. 1990)
  • Ryan vs. Parker, 812 S.W.2d 190 (Mo. App. W.D. 1991)
  • King vs. King, 762 S.W.2d 544 (Mo. App. W.D. 1989)
  • Havel vs. Diebler, 836 S.W.2d. 501 (Mo. App. W.D. 199)
  • Bishop vs. Cummines, 870 S.W.2d. 922 (Mo. App. W.D. 1994)
  • Ray vs. Ray, 877 S.W.2d 648 (Mo. App. W.D. 1994)
  • Fielder v. Gittings, 311 S.W.3d 280 (Mo. App. W.D. 2010)
  • Estate of Overhey v. Chad Franklin National Auto Sales North, LLC, 361 S.W.3d 364 (Mo. 2012)
  • Heckadon v. CFS Enterprises, Inc. S.W.3d, 2013 WL 1110690 (Mo. App. W.D. 2013)


  • Adjunct Professor, Business Law, William Jewell College
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law Trial Advocacy

Honors and Awards

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Clay County Bar Association, Member, Board of Directors
  • The Clay County Bar Association, Vice President
  • The Clay County Bar Association, President
  • The Clay County Bar Foundation, President
  • The Missouri Bar, Young Lawyers Section Council
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Board of Governors
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, State Coordinator
  • Million Dollar Advocacy Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocacy Forum

Past Employment Positions

  • Clay County, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
  • Clay County, First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
  • Liberty, Missouri, City Prosecutor
  • Clay County Election Board, Attorney
  • Seventh Circuit Judicial Commission, Member
  • Seventh Circuit Judicial Commission, Member
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