Franke, Schultz & Mullen, PC | Christopher Brackman
Kansas City - Springfield - St. Louis - Overland Park
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Christopher  A. Brackman


Personal Injury Defense
Insurance Defense Litigation
Insurance Coverage, Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability Litigation
Premises Liability
Products Liability
Trucking & Automobile Litigation


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


  • State of Kansas
  • State of Missouri
  • United States District Court for the District of Kansas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

Professional Affiliations

  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ross T. Roberts Inn of Court
  • Young Lawyers Section - Missouri Bar
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
  • Johnson County Bar Association
Christopher A. Brackman
Tel: (816) 421-7100
Fax: (816) 421-7915
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Mr. Brackman is an experienced trial attorney who practices in the area of civil litigation with an emphasis on insurance defense. He has significant experience in the areas of premises liability, trucking and automobile litigation, and products liability. Mr. Brackman has successfully tried cases to judges and juries in Missouri and Kansas, and has argued before the Court of Appeals of Missouri, Western District.

Since 2012, Mr. Brackman has been given a rating of "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rated level of professional excellence for both his legal abilities and ethical standards, based upon objective peer evaluations throughout the legal community. Since 2020, Mr. Brackman has been consistently recognized as a “Super Lawyer” in the Super Lawyers edition of Law and Politics Magazine, a distinction awarded to no more than 5 percent of all lawyers in both Missouri and Kansas.

Mr. Brackman is a member of the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers (“MODL”), an organization of lawyers located throughout the State of Missouri devoted to the handling and representation for civil defendants. Mr. Brackman was honored in becoming an officer of the MODL Board of Directors beginning in 2015, a position which he has consistently held every year since, and has acted as the editor-in-chief for the MODL Quarterly Report since 2020.

Mr. Brackman earned his business degree from the University of Missouri - Columbia, and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri - Kansas City. He has presented legal education lectures on the topics of bad faith causes of action, vexatious refusal and discovery in both Kansas and Missouri through the National Business Institute.  He has served as a guest judge and presenter for Missouri and Kansas high-school mock trial competitions through the Young Lawyers Section of the Missouri Bar. Mr. Brackman is currently an active member of The Missouri Bar, The Kansas Bar Association, and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, and successfully completed the Ross T. Roberts Inn of Court in 2008.


  • Hoffmann v NLRB, Creating More Harm Than Good: Why the Supreme Court Should Not Have Denied Illegal Workers a Backpay Remedy Under the National Labor Relations Act, 71 UMKC L. Rev. 717 (2003).