Brandon Mizner

​Managing Shareholder

Mr. Mizner is AV rated and his practice emphasizes the representation of employers in employment litigation, civil rights litigation and commercial disputes.  He also represents plaintiffs and defendants in catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases.  He has obtained successful jury verdicts in both state and federal court, including discrimination, personal injury and wrongful death claims.  Mr. Mizner focuses upon advising businesses on best practices to avoid litigation and his practice emphasizes obtaining summary judgment so his clients can avoid the risk and expense of trial. Mr. Mizner has been recognized as a Top Rated Lawyer in Labor and Employment law. 

 

 Phone: 816.474.8010
Email:
bmizner@enszjester.com 

Legal Assistant: Jessie Wright

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Representative Experience

MOPERM, Midwest Public Risk, Harco Insurance Co., Chubb Insurance, Philadelphia Insurance Company, Hickman Mills C-1 School District, Cass County, City of Grandview, City of Lake Lotawana, City of Blue Springs, City of Belton, Hendrick Automotive Group of Kansas City, Missouri Department of Transportation, Adams Automotive Group, City of Independence, Grandview C-4 School District

Published Decisions

Horner v. City of Lee's Summit, 384 S.W.3d 357 (Mo. App. W.D. 2012), Porter v. Lake Lotawana, 651 F.3d 894 (8th Cir. 2011), Dodge v. City of Belton, 2011 WL 529708 (W.D. Mo. 2011), State ex rel City of Blue Springs v. Schieber, 343 S.W.3d 686 (Mo. App. W.D. 2011), Kaplafka v. Hickman Mills School District, 2010 WL  2347510 (W.D. banc Mo 2010); State ex rel. City of Blue Springs  v. Nixon, 250 S.W.3d 365 (Mo. 2008); Boney v. Cass County, 261 S.W.3d 641 (W.D. Mo2008); Zimmerman v. Nolker, 2008 WL 5432286 (Mo. App. W.D. 2008); Blue Ridge Bank & Trust v. Superior Acura, 152 S.W.3d 420 (Mo. App. W.D. 2005); Thomas v. Raytown, 92 S.W.3d 92 (Mo. App. W.D. 2002); Brewington v. Lone Jack,  2003 WL 22952195 (8th Cir. 2003); Davison v. Lone Jack 2005 WL 195589 (8th Cir. 2005)

 

 

Education

University of Nebraska, B.S. (1988) 
Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D. cum laude (1992)

Bar Admissions

Missouri (1995)
Kansas (1997)
Nebraska (1996)
(inactive)
California (1992) (inactive)
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri (1995)
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (1996)

United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (2003)
United States District Court for the District of Kansas (1998)
United States District Court for the District of Nebraska (1997) 
(inactive)

United States District Court for the Central District of California (1992) (inactive)

 

 

 

 

Professional Affiliations

The Missouri Bar
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Society for Human Resources Management​

 

 

Personal Interests/Activities

St. Mark's Lutheran Church

 

 

 

Presentations
  • Midwest Public Risk, Employment Practices Liability Mock Trial; September 2012

  • Business Institute, FLSA Essentials, February 2019

 

 

 

 

 

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