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Wesley Carrillo

Of Counsel

SuperLawyers Rising Star 2014–2018


Mr. Carrillo specializes in defending public entities and businesses in a broad range of litigation and is experienced in representing clients in labor relations grievances and arbitration.  He has represented clients in cases involving dangerous conditions on public property, automobile accidents, inverse condemnation, Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, commercial arbitration and complex commercial litigation.  Additionally, Wes represents numerous clients in commercial real estate transactions.​ Mr. Carrillo obtained the 23rd largest Defense Verdict in Missouri in 2014 for $1,600,000 and closed over $59 Million in real estate transactions. He is a member of the National Association of Dealer Counsel and has been awarded the SuperLawyers "Rising Star" distinction for Missouri and Kansas.


Missouri Southern State University, B.S (2005)
University of Missouri at Kansas City, J.D. (2008)

Bar Admissions

Missouri (2008)
Kansas (2009)
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri (2008)

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri (2015)


Representative Experience

Midwest Public Risk, MOPERM, Hendrick Automotive Group of Kansas City, Adams Automotive Group, McCarthy Auto Group, Hennessey Motors, Inc., Max Motors,  Show Me Auto Mall, I-70 Motorsports Park, Mechanical Breakdown Protection, Inc.,  Automotive Consulting Enterprises, The Big Lot – Car Credit, Heartland Motorsports Park, and Summit Bank of Kansas City.

Published Decisions

Big A, LLC v. Payne, Christopher -Jackson County, Missouri Circuit Court. Damages alleged $2,899,818.17, Defense Verdict; Rental Company, LLC et al. v. Carter Group Inc., et al., 399 S.W.3d 63 (Mo. App. W.D. 2013); Noel and Glenda White v. City of Excelsior Springs.  —The firm tested a new theory aimed at isolating proprietary water system liability from other claims involving water lines.  In this case, the City marked where they believed the line was but the excavator hit the line in a different location.  The line break flooded the basement of the home.  The trial court ruled marking of utility lines and compliance with statutory mandates governmental rather than proprietary functions.



Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
The Missouri Bar
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

National Association of Dealer Counsel

Missouri Auto Dealers Association

Personal Interests/Activities

Avid outdoorsman, enjoys fly fishing and hunting upland birds with his dogs, Finn and Duke.




Mr. Wesley Carrillo

Phone: 816.474.8010

Paralegal: Sara Henning


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