Lucy McShane

Lucy McShane

Kansas City, Missouri

Lucy McShane has dedicated her practice to representing those who have been injured in car and truck accidents, slips and falls, nursing home neglect, and private medical records violations (HIPAA). Lucy strives every day to make sure that her clients concentrate on recovery and peace of mind while knowing that Lucy has their best interest in mind at all times.

Lucy has numerous awards reflecting her commitment to her clients. These awards include National Ranked Top 10 Under 40 Personal Injury Attorney 2014-2017, Top 10 Best Female Attorney from the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 2018, Up and Coming Lawyers from the Missouri Lawyers Weekly-2016, and Super Lawyers-2016-2018.

Lucy has strong roots in the Kansas City area. She was raised here, attended St. Teresa’s Academy, the University of Kansas and UMKC for law school. In addition to being a wife and a mother of three children, Lucy is involved with Infant Toddler Services of Johnson County, Cure of Ars School, and St. Teresa’s Academy.

Areas of Practice

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Personal Injury Cases
  • Class Actions

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2005
  • Kansas, 2006
  • District of Columbia, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • J.D. - 2005
  • University of Kansas
    • B.A. - 2002


  • HIPAA, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Do you Have What it Takes to Start a Law Practice, Missouri Bar
  • Roadmap to Getting Started Solo, Missouri Bar

Honors and Awards

  • Missouri Lawyers Weekly Up And Coming Lawyers of 2016
  • Super Lawyer 2014, 2015 and 2017 Rising Star, 2016
  • Best of the Bar as determined by the Kansas City Business Journal, 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 Years Old
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys Top 10 under 40

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Association of Women's Lawyers
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Friends of Infant and Toddler Services of Johnson County, President
  • Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault, Co-chair of 2014 Fall Forum

Pro Bono Activities

  • Co-chair MOCSA Fall Forum, 2014
  • Advisory Board Member MOCSA Johnson County
  • President, Infant and Toddler Service of Johnson County, 2014 - Present


  • Kappa Alpha Theta