The Thomas Strong Trial Attorney Award is given by the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys to the "trial lawyer who, in the preceding year(s), has exemplified and put into practice the philosophy of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys through his or her representation of victims and consumers in the courtrooms of Missouri."
The award is presented to the Missouri Attorney who best exemplifies the following:
- Courtroom Success.
The Dean of the Trial Bar Award is presented by the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA) to attorneys who have demonstrated superb litigation skills and professional demeanor and who are viewed as exemplary by their peers.
Bob is a founding partner of Langdon & Emison, with offices in Chicago, Illinois; St. Louis, Missouri and near Kansas City, Missouri.
Bob has more than 35 years of experience trying complex personal injury litigation, including cases involving automotive product defects, railroad crossing and trucking litigation, aftermarket vehicle modification defects, construction injuries, commercial litigation and mass torts. Bob has received outstanding results for his clients across the country with verdicts and settlements totaling more than half a billion dollars.
Brett Emison is currently a partner at Langdon & Emison, a firm dedicated to helping injured victims across the country from their primary office near Kansas City. Mainly focusing on catastrophic injury and death cases as well as complex mass tort and dangerous drug cases, Mr. Emison often deals with automotive defects, automobile crashes, railroad crossing accidents (train accidents), trucking accidents, dangerous and defective drugs, defective medical devices.