Gene P. Graham, Jr.
Gene P. Graham, Jr., Raytown South High School, Class of 1976
Gene P. Graham, Jr. is a 1976 graduate of Raytown South High and served as president of his senior class. He was also co-captain and Rotary Club Defensive Demon of the 1976 basketball team. After high school graduation, Gene obtained two degrees while at the University of Missouri, Columbia and received his law degree from The University of Missouri - Kansas City in 1984.
Upon graduation from law school, Gene practiced law at Graham & Graham, P.C. with his father for five years until his father retired. He joined the firm of White, Graham, Buckley, & Carr, LLC in 1990. Gene is an outstanding trial lawyer who has been involved in three class action discrimination cases; sexual, racial, and AIDS discrimination cases; and many personal injury cases. He is now recognized as a specialist in representing victims of proprietary school fraud.
Gene has achieved recognition at the highest levels. He carries an A rating in the Martindale
Hubbell legal directory. He is also highly recommended for ethical conduct by Martindale Hubbell. He was named as one of the Top 50 lawyers in the State of Missouri. Gene is a frequent lecturer for the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar and the Eastern Jackson County Bar Associations.
While Gene’s professional affiliations and achievements are numerous, he is very proud of his appearances before the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Missouri Supreme Court. In both cases, he persuaded each of those high tribunals to change the law in a manner that benefited his clients.
Gene was president of the Western Missouri/Eastern Kansas Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates in 2010. He has also served as past president of the Eastern Jackson County Bar Association.
Gene is most proud of his marriage to Lori for 26 years, and his children, Patrick, Lindsey, and Jack.