DISTINGUISHED. DECORATED. DETERMINED.

CIVIL JUSTICE ATTORNEYS COMMITTED TO PROTECTING THE RIGHTS OF CONSUMERS AND INJURED PEOPLE AND THEIR FAMILIES.

In offices, manufacturing plants and job sites, on our roads and highways and the neighbor’s back porch … accidents happen. And many result in death, disability, damages and disadvantage.

When life takes an unexpected turn, count on Boyd Kenter Thomas & Parrish. As Kansas City’s preeminent workers’ compensation and personal injury law firm, Boyd Kenter Thomas & Parrish is committed to protecting the rights of injured people and their families. We’ve got this.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers’ compensation
  • Labor law
  • Consumer protection
  • General civil cases
    • Personal injury
    • Wrongful death
    • Insurance litigation
    • Bankruptcy
    • Family law
    • Railroad crossing
    • Products liability
    • Automobile accidents
    • Slip and falls
  • Ordinance and traffic violations
  • DUI
  • Animal Law

Boyd Kenter Thomas & Parrish is consistently ranked with an “AV” Rating from Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review Process, the highest possible rating that can be attained, and which less than 5% of all active attorneys ever receive.

Boyd Kenter Thomas & Parrish is committed to righting the wrongs in the workplace and fighting for the rights of injured people and their families. Call us at 816.471.4511.

Advanced experience in workers’ compensation, personal injury and other complex trial and general civil cases.

Practice Areas

ATTORNEY PROFILES

When the firm founders, John B. Boyd and Jerry Kenter (Boyd & Kenter, P.C.), and partners J.R. Boyd and Brianne Thomas merged with Mark Parrish, Boyd Kenter Thomas & Parrish LLC was born. The attorneys are distinguished, decorated and determined practitioners and advocates of workers’ compensation, personal injury and labor law. Expertise also includes civil litigation for products liability, insurance and railroad crossing litigation, as well as other complex trial and general civil case services. We’ve got this.

JOHN B. BOYD

John Boyd is Past-President and recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group. He has written extensively on the subject of workers’ rights.

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JOHN R. BOYD

J.R. Boyd is a fellow in the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers and has been a member and held leadership positions with the Workers’ Injury Law Advocacy Group (WILG) since its inception in 1995.

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JERRY KENTER

Jerry Kenter, a veteran of the United States Air Force, is admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Jerry assists veterans who have filed an appeal due to claim processing errors, missing or lost medical evidence with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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BRIANNE THOMAS

Brianne Thomas is a seasoned litigator and serves as Managing Partner at Boyd Kenter Thomas & Parrish. She has held leadership positions with the Association for Women Lawyers (AWL) of Greater Kansas City and serves on the Board of Governors for the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys.

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MARK PARRISH

Mark Parrish specializes in products liability, railroad crossing litigation, insurance litigation and other civil litigation matters throughout the United States. He serves on the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA) Board of Governors and the board of Lawyers Encouraging Academic Performance. Mark also belongs to The American Association for Justice (AAJ), Kansas Association for Justice (KsAJ).

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DENNIS L. HORNER

Dennis Horner is a frequent speaker at Kansas Division of Workers Compensation Seminars, Kansas Bar Association Seminars and Kansas Association for Justice Seminars.

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JEFFREY J. CAREY

Jeff Carey has been practicing law for more than 20 years. He received the Legal Champion’s Award from Missouri Lawyers Weekly for his work on a federal corruption case and in support of the initiative petition process.

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DANA APPLE

Dana Apple has represented unions and employees in state court, federal court, before the National Labor Relations Board and in numerous arbitration hearings.

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JASON IEZZI

As an associate, Jason has first-chaired workers’ compensation hearings and assisted partners Brianne Thomas, Mark Parrish and Jerry Kenter in many aspects of civil litigation. He has also written appellate briefs and argued before the Court of Appeals for the Western District of Missouri.

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JOSH SANDERS

Detail oriented and proactive with a strong work ethic, Josh has assisted and taken lead in all aspects of civil litigation, including significant courtroom experience. He has also written appellate briefs and argued before the Court of Appeals for the Western District of Missouri.

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RAYMOND SALVA, JR.

Ray is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys.

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HONORS AND AWARDS

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• Missouri Bar Association
• Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
• Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys 
• American Association for Justice
• Workers’ Injury Law & Advocacy Group 
• AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee
• National Football League Players Association
• Kansas Bar Association
• Kansas Association for Justice

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• Ranked with an “AV” Rating from Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review Process
• Recognized as Missouri and Kansas Superlawyers

• Voted Best of the Bar
• Recognized by the College of Workers’ Comp Lawyers
• And many, many more…

CONTACT US

• Decades of workers’ compensation and labor law expertise.
• A merged powerhouse of decorated and passionate civil justice attorneys.
• Advanced experience in personal injury civil litigation.
• A new location to bring it all together.

In the complex legal field of workers’ compensation, labor law and personal injury, Boyd Kenter Thomas & Parrish is ready to work for you.

Independence Office
221 Lexington Ave, Suite 200
Independence, MO 64050
Olathe Office
100 Park St, Suite 204
Olathe, KS 66061
Sedalia Office
512 S. Ohio Ave.
Sedalia, MO 65301
Lee’s Summit Office
229 SE Douglas St.,
Suite 210
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063