Overland Park Divorce and Employment Lawyer, Christopher Barnds
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Christopher Barnds

Originally from Kansas, Mr. Barnds focuses his practice primarily in the areas of both employment and family law. All too often, employers take actions against individuals that are both unfair, and illegal. This is one of the reasons why Mr. Barnds takes pride in representing individuals who have been aggrieved by unlawful employment practices. Mr. Barnds has experience in representing clients in a wide array of employment disputes, and his practice focuses on various areas, including: Wage and Hour and Overtime Violations, Wrongful Discharge, Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination, Disability and Age Discrimination, and violations of the Family Medical Leave Act. If you feel you have been the victim of an unlawful employment practice, call Mr. Barnds to schedule a free consultation today.

In addition to his employment practice, Mr. Barnds also has experience in representing clients in various areas of family law. Mr. Barnds has handled a broad range of domestic matters, encompassing everything from uncontested divorces to post-decree modification and enforcement. Mr. Barnds has also helped clients through disputes involving issues of child custody, support, and spousal maintenance. Mr. Barnds understands that each client has individual needs and the importance that such needs play in the litigation process. Accordingly, Mr. Barnds is dedicated to taking the time necessary to truly identify the unique circumstances surrounding each client's case.

Throughout his legal career, Mr. Barnds has developed the academic and practical background necessary to successfully represent the interests of his clients. Mr. Barnds has extensive experience in the areas of legal negotiations and mediations, and as a result of his success in these fields of study, Mr. Barnds was invited by his law school professors to help other students better understand these important areas of practice. In doing so, Mr. Barnds has honed his skills as a client advocate and gained invaluable experience in the area of conflict resolution.

Outside of work, you can find Mr. Barnds outdoors or spending time with his family, a majority of whom live around the greater Kansas City Metropolitan Area. Mr. Barnds is also an avid basketball fan.

Call (913) 689-3122 for a free consultation with Attorney Christopher Barnds.


J.D. University of Cincinnati School of Law,, 2012
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
University of Cincinnati Law Review
Dean's Honors List

B.A. University of Tennessee, 2009
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
University Honors Program
Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society

Bar Admissions

Professional Associations
Kansas Bar Association
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys "Top 10 Attorney"

Mr. Barnds authors a legal blog aimed at educating individuals about employment law and changes in employment law and related matters. The blog can be found by clicking the link below.

Kansas City Employment Law Blog