SAKG Participates as a Sponsor for Literacy KC Classic 2023

SAKG participated in the 3rd Annual Literacy KC Classic , a mini-golf tournament and fundraiser hosted by Literacy KC. Literacy KC’s mission is to advance literacy within the Kansas City metropolitan area through direct services, advocacy, and collaboration. They offer a welcoming community for adults and families to improve literacy skills and enhance quality of […]


Six SAKG Lawyers Recognized as 2024 Best Lawyers Award Recipients

Scharnhorst Ast Kennard Griffin, PC (“SAKG”) is pleased to announce that six SAKG lawyers are recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®: Scott Ast — Commercial Litigation Bret Clark — Ones to Watch® – Medical Malpractice Law Brent Coverdale — Employment Law & Management Jim Griffin — Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, […]


SAKG Partners with BSA Troop 86 and Fleece4Friends

Last month, SAKG partnered with BSA Troop 86 and Fleece4Friends in making no-sew fleece blankets for homeless teens in Olathe, KS.


SAKG Participates in Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake

SAKG participated in Summer Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2023, a fundraiser hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City. As the nation’s largest donor- and volunteer-supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers and children, ages 5 through young adulthood in communities across the country. Our two teams, Bowl-able […]


SAKG Team Achieves $11 Million Wrongful Death Verdict

SAKG won more than $11 million for a mother whose 32-year-old son died in a rental house fire. The house had inadequate smoke alarms and had not been professionally inspected before being purchased five months prior to the fire. SAKG’s expert witnesses showed the cause was electrical failure and that it began in ceiling space […]


SAKG Team Achieves Defense Verdict for Local OB/GYN

The plaintiff, a minor, was delivered by cesarean section on February 18, 2019.  Plaintiff claimed that during the delivery, performed by the Defendant OB/GYN, the child suffered a severe laceration to the eyelid, canalicular system, and conjunctiva through the Defendant’s negligent use of a scalpel while making entry into the mother’s uterus.  Plaintiff alleged excessive […]


SAKG Sponsors Literacy KC’s “Literacy for All” Luncheon

In May, SAKG sponsored the 13th Annual Literacy for All Luncheon hosted by Literacy KC. This event highlighted the organization’s growth over the past year in its efforts to provide adult literacy programs and workforce development programs. It featured current Literacy KC students as well as guest speaker Tamba Hali, former Kansas City Chiefs Linebacker, […]


Taylor Jurgens Joins SAKG as an Associate

SAKG is pleased to announce Taylor Jurgens as the newest associate attorney at the firm. Taylor will focus his practice on commercial, construction, and transportation litigation. Taylor graduated from Creighton University School of Law in 2019. He began his career in Omaha, Nebraska where he practiced in various areas of litigation, including insurance defense, construction, […]


SAKG Sponsors and Participates in CCVI Trolley Run

This year, SAKG was honored to sponsor the 35th Annual CCVI Trolley Run. In addition to sponsoring, a team of SAKG staff and family members participated in this 4-mile race which started in Waldo and ended at the Country Club Plaza. Nearly 4,000 people participated in this year’s Trolley Run, raising over $300,000 to benefit […]


SAKG Collects Donations for Cornerstones of Care

Throughout the month of March, the SAKG staff participated in a gently used clothing drive. All items were collected and donated to benefit Cornerstones of Care. Cornerstones is a non-profit organization reaching throughout Missouri and Kansas which provides prevention, treatment, and support services to children and families in an effort to keep children safe, families […]

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