Lisa R. Joyce

Kansas City - Associate | 816-714-7104 (Direct) |

Lisa Joyce’s practice focuses on multidistrict litigation.  She has investigated over 1,000 mass tort claims, analyzes medical records for evidence of target injuries, interviews clients and drafts injury narratives. After settlement, Lisa resolves health care liens asserted by Medicare, Medicaid, and private health insurance providers.  

Lisa earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law where she was winner of the 2000 Kansas City Federal Estate Planning Society’s Essay Prize and was a staff member of the UMKC Law Review.  Lisa received a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of Kansas. She is admitted to the bar in Missouri and Kansas.

Lisa has been a practicing attorney for 15 years.



Authored: The FMLA is a Great Benefit for Everyone, but not for State Employees: Economic Nature of Federally Mandated Leave Fails to Defeat the States’ Sovereign Immunity in Federal Court, UMKC Law Review



U.S.  District Court for the Western District of Missouri

U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Juris Doctor 2000

Honors: Dean’s Honor List

Johnson County Community College-Paralegal Certificate

University of Kansas-Bachelor of Arts


The Missouri Bar Association

The Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City


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