Daphne R. Halderman
Kansas City office
Coverage Analysis; Workers' Compensation Defense, Insurance Defense Litigation; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Family Law
Daphne obtained her Bachelor of Science in Education, cum laude, from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. She received a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Missouri – Kansas City and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law, where she was an assistant editor for The Urban Lawyer. In December 2000, Daphne completed her LLM in Dispute Resolution from the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Law, where she was a recipient of a fellowship through the Hewlett Foundation.
Daphne concentrates her practice in areas of personal injury defense, insurance coverage issues, workers’ compensation, family law, and alternative dispute resolution. She has served as a mediator in over 700 mediations involving personal injury, employment, business, community and family disputes. She has acted as an adjunct professor at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law teaching Lawyering Skills, and has also participated in the training of mediators throughout Missouri and Kansas. Recently, she has served as a professor at Baker University School of Graduate and Professional Studies, where she has taught courses in Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Daphne is a member of the Missouri and Kansas Bars.
Courts of Admission:
Missouri Court of Appeals Western District
United States District Court for the District of Kansas
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit