Jonathan M. Soper

Associate Attorney
Jonathan Mesle Soper graduated from UMKC School of Law in 2008 with a concentration in litigation. During law school, he clerked for the law firm of Shamberg, Johnson and Bergman. In 2008, he joined Humphrey, Farrington & McClain where he has had the privilege of spending his career advocating for people who have been injured by the careless, reckless, or intentional acts of others.

He is licensed to practice in Missouri and admitted to practice in United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri and Eastern District of Missouri. He has argued in both the Missouri and Kansas Courts of Appeals. And Jonathan has authored several appellate briefs in these courts as well as the Supreme Court of Missouri and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

Jonathan has received honors for both the quality and substance of his work. He was given the Missouri Lawyer’s Weekly award for Top Plaintiff’s Verdict in both 2011 and 2013. Also in 2013, his work representing a family of a young boy in a bullycide case earned him Missouri Lawyer’s Weekly’s Legal Champion award, which recognizes the importance and principal of a lawyer’s work, he was also recognized by Missouri Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2015 and 2016.

Jonathan’s parents grew up in Independence. He is now raising his own children in the Truman Historic District, just off the Independence Square. He is proud to be one of several families with young children who recently moved to this neighborhood. His wife, Dana Soper, is an attorney with the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office, Family Support Division.

Highlights

Personal Injury- Plaintiff
Wrongful Death- Plaintiff
Motor Vehicle Accidents- Plaintiff
Toxic Torts- Plaintiff
Class Actions-Plaintiff
Consumer Protection- Plaintiff
Appellate Law/Appeals
Local Government/Municipalities
Missouri, 2008
U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2010
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 2017
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law

  • J.D. with Litigation Concentration- 2008

Gordon College, Wenham, MA

  • B.S. in Biology- 2000
Missouri Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2016
Missouri Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2015
Legal Champion Award by Missouri Lawyers Media, 2013
Top Plaintiffs’ Verdict by Missouri Lawyers Media , 2013
Top Plaintiff’s Verdict by Missouri Lawyers Media, 2011
Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers
American Association of Justice