David W. Edgar

David W. Edgar

Denver, Colorado

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1998
    • Honors: CALI Award for Excellence
    • Honors: Dean's Honor Roll
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
    • Law Review: Literary (Articles) Editor for the UMKC Law Review
  • University of Kansas
    • B.A. - 1995
    • Honors: Graduated with Distinction
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Honors: Golden Key National Honors Society
    • Honors: Dean's Honor Roll
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • Trial Lawyer's College, Dubois, Wyoming
  • Trial Lawyers College | Thunderheas Ranch

Published Works

  • Yellowstone to Yukon: Can It Ever Become a Reality?, UMKC Law Review, Fall, 1998, Vol. 67.1 - Article evaluating the proposal to preserve a 1,800-mile corridor spanning the northern Rocky Mountains in the United States and extending over the Canadian Rockies

Honors and Awards

  • Selected as a Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 for Business Litigation. Rising Stars identifies the top 2.5 percent of up and coming lawyers as chosen by their peers and through independent research by Law & Politics.
  • Named to Lawdragon 3000 Leading Lawyers in America List
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • CALI Award of Excellence

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Kappa Sigma Social Fraternity
  • Flatirons Community Church, Golden, Colorado

Pro Bono Activities

  • Past Trustee, Nature Conservatory of Missouri
  • Graduate, Kansas City Chamber of Commerce's Centurions Leadership Program
  • Graduate, Ross T. Roberts Inn of Court
  • Scouts BSA, Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 1776, Evergreen, Colorado