Our Law Firm Is Regionally Ranked in Four Practice Areas

Every year, U.S. News issues its Best Law Firms list of regional rankings. In 2023, Presley & Presley, LLC received regional rankings in four practice areas. Our inclusion on the Best Law Firms list is indicative of our commitment to our clients and to providing the best possible legal services.

Presley & Presley, LLC received the following rankings:

  • Tier 1 in Aviation Law
  • Tier 1 in Litigation – Insurance
  • Tier 1 in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Tier 2 in Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

With an emphasis on catastrophic injury and wrongful death, our law firm is client-focused and offers every client the personalized attention they deserve. Our law firm has extensive experience handling complex personal injury and insurance bad faith cases and has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients. With 30 years in the Kansas City community, we have a proven track record of success.

Our law firm is one of the most distinguished law firms in the industry, and our attorneys are routinely recognized for their excellence and professionalism. Keep reading to learn more about our attorneys and their accomplishments.

Kirk Presley

For nearly 15 years, Attorney Kirk Presley has been recognized on The Best Lawyers in America® list for his work in aviation law, insurance litigation, personal injury litigation – plaintiffs, and product liability litigation – plaintiffs. Well-respected in the community, Kirk is known for his honest, thoughtful guidance and for working hard for his clients. He was also named a “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® in 2022 for Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs, and in 2021 for Litigation – Insurance.

Kirk received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 1983. He has since developed a reputation for strong client advocacy, a tenacious courtroom presence, and innovative legal solutions. An accomplished attorney, Kirk has over three decades of legal experience and isn’t afraid to fight for his client’s rights.

Jill Presley

Attorney Jill Presley has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2022. For 2023, she has been named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® for her work as an aviation law attorney and recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 list for her work in Aviation Law and Litigation – Insurance.

Born and raised in Kansas City, Jill earned her Juris Doctorate in 1997 from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law and was admitted to the bar in Missouri and Kansas. In the early years of her career, she was an Assisting Prosecuting Attorney for Jackson County, Missouri.

Today, in private practice, she spends most of her time helping those who have suffered catastrophic injuries or wrongful death after aviation accidents and transportation accidents. She also has extensive experience managing insurance bad faith claims. She is a driven, tireless advocate for her clients and their families.

Matt McCoy

Since 2021, Attorney Matt McCoy has been listed in The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America. The Ones to Watch award is given to private practice attorneys in the early stages of their careers, acknowledging their professional excellence. Most of those recognized in the Ones to Watch category have been practicing for five to nine years.

For 2023, Matt has been recognized for Insurance Law, Criminal Defense: General Practice, and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. Matt attended law school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, graduating in 2015 in the top five of his class. Never one to back away from a challenge, Matt is admitted to the bar in both Missouri and Kansas and is passionate about helping clients reach successful resolutions to their cases.

Please join us in congratulating Kirk, Jill, and Matt for their well-deserved inclusion in both The Best Lawyers in America® list and the Ones to Watch in America list.

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