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Sara K. Butler

Associate

, Bryan Cave LLP
Kansas City

Tel

1 816 374 3202

Fax

1 816 855 3202
sara.butler@bryancave.com
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Sara K. Butler

Associate


Kansas City



One Kansas City Place
1200 Main Street, Suite 3800
Kansas City, Missouri 64105-2122

Phone:

1 816 374 3202

Fax:

1 816 855 3202

email:

sara.butler@bryancave.com

Sara Butler is a member of the Commercial Litigation and Labor & Employment client service groups. Ms. Butler has represented a variety of business clients, predominantly large financial institutions, in complex legal disputes involving loan purchase representations and warranties and loan servicing claims, lender liability, coverage disputes, contract claims, and tort defense.  Her practice also includes advising and defending clients with respect to claims involving federal lending laws and regulations, including TILA, RESPA, and HOEPA, as well as state consumer protection and unfair competition claims.  Ms. Butler is experienced in all stages of litigation, including motion practice, mediation, discovery, trial, appellate briefing, and oral argument.

Ms. Butler also does pro bono work, including having obtained favorable immigration status for victims of human trafficking and successfully representing non-profit organizations to rehabilitate abandoned homes in blighted areas under the Missouri’s Abandoned Housing Act.

During law school, Ms. Butler was President of the Public Interest Law Association and Administrative and Technical Editor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review.  Ms. Butler also served as a Legal Research & Writing Teaching Assistant. 

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City

Civic Involvement and Honors

  • Heart of America USA Volleyball Association, board member

  • The Glen G. Davis Volleyball Foundation, advisory board member

  • Tiera Farrow Student Scholar Award recipient

Sara Butler is a member of the Commercial Litigation and Labor & Employment client service groups. Ms. Butler has represented a variety of business clients, predominantly large financial institutions, in complex legal disputes involving loan purchase representations and warranties and loan servicing claims, lender liability, coverage disputes, contract claims, and tort defense.  Her practice also includes advising and defending clients with respect to claims involving federal lending laws and regulations, including TILA, RESPA, and HOEPA, as well as state consumer protection and unfair competition claims.  Ms. Butler is experienced in all stages of litigation, including motion practice, mediation, discovery, trial, appellate briefing, and oral argument.

Ms. Butler also does pro bono work, including having obtained favorable immigration status for victims of human trafficking and successfully representing non-profit organizations to rehabilitate abandoned homes in blighted areas under the Missouri’s Abandoned Housing Act.

During law school, Ms. Butler was President of the Public Interest Law Association and Administrative and Technical Editor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review.  Ms. Butler also served as a Legal Research & Writing Teaching Assistant. 

Bar and Court Admissions

Missouri, 2009

Kansas, 2010

Missouri, 2009

Kansas, 2010

United States District Courts for The Western District of Missouri and District of Kansas

Education

University of Missouri-Kansas City, J.D., cum laude, 2009

Wichita State University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2005

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City

Civic Involvement and Honors

  • Heart of America USA Volleyball Association, board member
  • The Glen G. Davis Volleyball Foundation, advisory board member
  • Tiera Farrow Student Scholar Award recipient

Education

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City, J.D., cum laude, 2009
  • Wichita State University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2005

Admissions

  • Missouri, 2009
  • Kansas, 2010
  • Missouri, 2009
  • Kansas, 2010
  • United States District Courts for The Western District of Missouri and District of Kansas