Steven F. Coronado

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Steven F. Coronado

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Steve is a partner in Baty Otto Coronado’s Kansas City office and is a member of the firm’s three-person executive committee. A Kansas City native, he is an experienced civil litigator practicing in general personal injury law, governmental entity liability, retail and hospitality liability, products liability, construction law, truck accident law, nursing home liability, and commercial law. For more than 20 years, Steve has held an AV rating from national law publication Martindale-Hubbell®—the highest rating granted following a peer review.

Steve’s legal career spans more than 30 years; he has and continues to be involved in local and national legal organizations. Steve served on the Board of Directors of DRI (formerly the Defense Research Institute) and served as chair and vice-chair of DRI’s Products Liability Committee and as co-chair of the Products Liability Specialized Litigation Group on Consumer Goods. He is a member of DRI’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and served as chairman of DRI’s 2002 Annual Meeting. He is actively involved in the Governmental Liability Committee and Fire and Property Specialized Litigation Group. Steve is a founding member and past president of the Greater Kansas City Hispanic Bar Association. Steve served on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers (MODL) and served as MODL’s president from 2013-2014. He is a past chair of The Missouri Bar’s Client Security Fund Committee.

Steve has spoken at seminars on the local and national stage. He has authored countless articles in legal publications and has participated in over 70 jury trials and hundreds of mediations. Steve believes in a team approach and works closely with his clients and their insurers to achieve the most efficient and successful possible outcome.

AWARDS & SERVICE

  • AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers® in Missouri and Kansas, Thomson Reuters
  • Founding Member and Past President, Hispanic Bar Association of Greater Kansas City
  • America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators®, Missouri 2020
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America (2011-2018)
  • Exceptional Performance Citation 2014, DRI
  • Board of Directors, DRI (2007-2010)
  • Service Award 2010, DRI
  • Leadership Award 2007, DRI
  • Winningest Defense Lawyers 2010, Missouri Lawyers Weekly
  • Chair, The Missouri Bar’s Client Security Fund Committee (2007)
  • Graduate, International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy
  • The American Inns of Court

ADMISSIONS

  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

EDUCATION

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law

ORGANIZATIONS

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • DRI (formerly Defense Research Institute)
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Greater Kansas City
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Kansas Association of Defense Counsel
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