Blake Green

Blake Green

Blake is the founder and managing attorney at BG Law. His success in trial and appellate courts throughout the region has led to recognition by the Kansas City Business Journal as “Best of the Bar,” as a National Trial Lawyers ‘Top 100 Trial Lawyer’ and as a “Super Lawyer” of Missouri and Kansas. After initially working as an insurance defense attorney, Blake rededicated his career in 2010 to helping those who have been seriously injured by the wrongful acts of others. His work as a defense attorney helps him understand how insurance companies (and their lawyers) think. Blake attended law school at the University of Missouri - Kansas City, where he served as Managing Editor of the Law Review, received the CALI Award for Excellence in Evidence, and graduated with an Emphasis in Litigation.

Blake provides passionate representation of our clients and is a stickler for good communication. He lives in Parkville with his wife and two children. In his free time, Blake enjoys gardening, hiking, and playing the guitar.

Wes Rogers

Wes Rogers is a workers' compensation attorney of counsel at BG Law. A veteran trial lawyer, Wes uses his extensive courtroom experience to obtain favorable results for injured workers.

After graduating from the University of Missouri School of Law, Wes became a public defender in Buchanan County where he represented indigent defendants. In 2008, Wes became an assistant prosecutor in Clay County where he tried dozens of jury trials, bench trials, and other evidentiary matters, and eventually worked his way up to become the Deputy Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.  During his time at the prosecutor's office, Wes developed a reputation as a fair prosecutor who was willing to stand up for what was right, even if that meant taking a case to trial. Wes brings this same attitude to his workers' compensation practice. In 2013, Wes formed Rogers Law LLC and practiced law as a solo practitioner until 2019 when he joined BG Law as an attorney of counsel.

In 2018, Wes was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives where he is currently serving his first term. Wes lives in Kansas City with his wife Laura, their two children, and their two dogs.

Lindsay Persell

Lindsay Persell

Lindsay is the office manager and a paralegal at BG Law; she has been with the firm since 2016 and in the legal field since 2002. Lindsay previously worked at a products liability defense firm where she gained valuable litigation experience.

Lindsay loves getting to know our clients and helping them come out of a tough situation in a better place. She graduated from the University of Missouri’s business school in 2006.

Lindsay is married with two young children and a fluffy dog. She enjoys the outdoors, traveling, Mizzou, yoga, and building things (when time allows).

Cait Thurman

Cait Thurman

Cait joined BG Law as a paralegal and intake manager in 2018. Her litigation experience, attention to detail, and dedication to our clients make her an invaluable part of our team.

Cait’s favorite thing about working at BG Law is the personal connections that she makes with each and every client. She graduated from Missouri Western State University’s paralegal program in 2014.

Cait lives in Orrick, Missouri with her two children. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her two kids, rooting on the Chiefs, and listening to music.

Blake Green

Location: Kansas City, MO

Toll-Free: 1-844-442-4529

Tel: (816) 800-9446

Fax: (816) 463-2815

Email: blake@bglawkc.com

Legal Recognitions:

Named Missouri & Kansas "Super Lawyer" in 2019, Super Lawyers "Rising Star" from 2013-2018."

Kansas City Business Journal "Best of the Bar" in 2015 & 2016

National Trial Lawyers "Top 100 Trial Lawyer"

Graduate of Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Bar Leadership Academy

Graduate of Ross T. Roberts Trial Academy

Bar & Court Admissions:

Missouri Supreme Court; Western District of Missouri; District of Kansas; 8th Circuit Court of Appeals

Education:

University of Missouri, B.A. Psychology, 2004

University of Missouri – Kansas City, Juris Doctorate, 2008

Professional Associations & Memberships:

Missouri Bar Association

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys

Clay County Bar Association

Platte County Bar Association

Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce

Charity/Local Community Involvement:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kansas City

Northland Progress

Wes Rogers

Location: Kansas City, MO

Toll-Free: 1-844-442-4529

Tel: (816) 800-9446

Fax: (816) 463-2815

Email: wes@bglawkc.com

LEGAL RECOGNITIONS:

Graduate of Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Bar Leadership Academy

Graduate of Ross T. Roberts Trial Academy

Leadership Northland Graduate, 2017

Leadership Northland 2.0 Graduate, 2019

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS:

Missouri

EDUCATION:

University of Missouri, B.A. Geography, 2003

University of Missouri, J.D., 2007

Washington University in St. Louis, M.B.A., 2015

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS:

Missouri Bar Association

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys

Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City

Clay County Bar Association

Platte County Bar Association

Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce

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