For over 43 years lawyers at McKay & Byerley have helped injured people. The attorneys do not represent insurance companies. Representation aims to prove whether or not a violation of safety rules caused an injury.
With the permission of the Court and assistance of local counsel, attorneys at McKay & Byerley Law Offices have handled cases in Missouri, Kansas, Indiana, Iowa, New York, Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, Nebraska, Louisiana, and Wisconsin.
John McKay has received the International Academy of Trial Lawyers award for distinguished achievement in the art and science of advocacy. He has received the American Trial Lawyers Association designation as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers.
David Byerley has received the National Trial Lawyers Association designation as one of the top 100 civil trial attorneys in the State of Missouri.
Martindale-Hubbell rates McKay and Byerley “AV” which is the “Highest Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards.”
John McKay has been active in serving as a guardian ad litem appointed by the Family Court in Jackson County, Missouri for children seeking adoption. David Byerley currently serves on the Board of Directors for the KC Blind All-Stars a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports the Kansas State School for the Blind.
Our office building was built over a hundred years ago  to be part of a brewery. Because of its age and what it was built to be, the architecture is unusual. Most of our clients say, “It reminds me of a toy castle.” McKay & Byerley Law Offices has received the Preservation Award from the Historic Kansas City Foundation as well as the Cornerstone Award from the Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City in recognition of the law office’s contribution to Kansas City’s economic strength and development.
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