Leslie Overfelt


After graduating from law school in Los Angeles, Attorney Leslie Overfelt focused her practice on regulatory healthcare law. Upon returning to Kansas City, she gained valuable work experience in the area of civil litigation and worked at one of the city’s largest firms for defense law.

In 2014, Leslie joined the firm of Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C. to help injured victims in Missouri and Kansas with their claims for compensation. To schedule your free consultation, call Leslie at 816-307-0056.

Litigation Percentage:

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • Missouri, 2003
  • Kansas, 2003
  • California, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1989

Published Works:

  • Co-author with Patrick Hamilton, Drug Preemption v. Medical Device Preemption, Journal of the Kansas Association for Justice, July, 2009
  • Navigating the Pharmaceutical Connection, Health Lawyers Weekly, July, 2004

Classes and Seminars:

  • Physician Relationships with Pharmaceutical Companies, Continuing Medical Education, 2004
  • The Joint Commission Standard for Reporting Unanticipated Outcomes, Continuing Medical Education, Various Southern California Hospitals, 2001 - 2002
  • Navigating the Pharmaceutical Connection After the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act, Continuing Medical Education, Menorah Medical Center


  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1989
  • University of Missouri, Missouri
    • M.A. - 1984
  • California Institute of the Arts, California
    • Studies in Film - 1978
  • Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    • B.A. - 1977
    • Major: Semiotics

Honors and Awards:

  • Florence-Virginia K. Wilson Scholarship, UCLA School of Law
  • Fellowship for English Literature, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Recipient, Graduate Fellowship

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Human Rights Watch, Member
  • State Bar of California, Member

Pro Bono Activities:

  • Guardian Ad Litem, 2013

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