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Attorney Brent Sumner founded The Sumner Law Group for the sole purpose of representing families and individuals that have been hurt by the negligence of others. It has always been in Brent Sumner's nature to help people and to stand up for the "little guy." Sumner loves the fact that every day he gets to fight insurance companies and major corporations that try to screw his clients. Brent Sumner has a problem with the fact that insurance companies say they are there to protect their clients, but always put their own interest and dollars ahead of what is best for you.
Attorney Brent Sumner grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended high school at Parkway West High School in Chesterfield, Missouri. After high school Sumner attended the University of Missouri-Columbia for college where he majored in biochemistry and received a minor in psychology. In college, Sumner was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and the university soccer team. After college Sumner attended law school at Saint Louis University School of Law.
In law school, Sumner specialized in health care and received a certificate in health law from the No. 1 health law school according to US News and World Report. Sumner was a member of the winning National Health Law Moot Court Team and is published in the American College of Legal Medicine. After graduating law school, Sumner worked for a well-known plaintiff's attorney practicing personal injury litigation. After that, Sumner worked in Kansas City, Missouri for a large insurance defense firm in order to better understand how insurance companies and defense attorneys think and value cases.
The Sumner Law Group was started when a family approached Attorney Brent Sumner asking for help when their son died in a tragic car accident. Sumner took the case on a contingent fee basis and represented that family in a wrongful death case against two defendants. Sumner brought a defective products claim against a US car manufacturer and tire manufacturer. Several years later, The Sumner Law Group has expanded from St. Louis, Missouri to open law offices in Kansas City, Missouri and Columbia, Missouri. The Columbia Personal Injury Firm is the Sumner Law Group's latest expansion and is there to represent the citizens of mid-Missouri.
Sumner is a member of The Missouri Bar and the Illinois State Bar Association. He is also a proud member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and the American Association for Justice.