Franke, Schultz & Mullen, PC | Keaton Knott
Kansas City - Springfield - St. Louis - Overland Park
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Keaton  Knott


Insurance Defense Litigation


  • University of Missouri at Kansas City, J.D.
  • University of Kansas, B.S. Architectural Engineering


  • Missouri
Keaton Knott
Tel: (816) 421-7100
Fax: (816) 421-7915
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Keaton has defended and resolved over 90 cases across a variety of practice areas, including breach of contract, construction defect, bodily injury, wrongful death, freight brokerage, negligent hiring and retention, consumer practice complaints, premises liability, and auto-related bodily injury. Keaton has conducted hundreds of depositions, including those of plaintiffs, engineers, and doctors, and regularly prepares and produces clients and corporate representatives for depositions. He has represented clients at mediation in dozens of cases, argues for clients in court and in motion practice, and is a fierce advocate for his clients.
In addition to his commercial practice, Keaton’s pro bono work includes representing clients in family court matters, including the successful defense of a client in a termination of parental rights trial.
Prior to joining Franke Schultz & Mullen, P.C., Keaton graduated cum laude from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. During his time there, he served as the Program Editor for the Urban Lawyer, was a member of the Law Review staff, consistently appeared on the Dean's list, and received the CALI award in debtor-creditor rights. Keaton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in architectural engineering from the University of Kansas.