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Nick Hergott Receives the KCMBA's Young Lawyer of the Year Award

We are proud to announce that partner Nick Hergott has been recognized by the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA) as the Young Lawyer of the Year.

About the KCMBA & Young Lawyer of the Year Award

The KCMBA serves approximately 5,000 members by promoting justice, professional excellence and respect for the law. The Young Lawyer of the Year award recognizes a lawyer under the age of 36 for significant community, civic, and professional work. Nick will be recognized at an awards dinner on Friday, May 15th during the 42nd Annual Bench-Bar & Boardroom Conference at Chateau on the Lake in Branson, Missouri.

About Nick Hergott

Nick has been practicing law since 2010 when he graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. Upon graduation, Nick founded Hergott Law and began practicing personal injury law. In 2014, he joined forces with Meyerkord, Russell & Hergott to become Meyerkord, Russell & Hergott where he handles auto accident, medical malpractice, workers' compensation and premises liability cases. Outside of the firm, Nick serves on the Board of Directors of the KCMBA's Young Lawyers Section as Vice Chair of the Special Projects Committee and gives back to the community through the Volunteer Attorney Project.

A Few Words from Nick

"It's pretty cool to be recognized by an organization like KCMBA and to join a legion of successful attorneys who have received the honor in the past," said Nick Hergott, Partner at Meyerkord, Russell & Hergott. "I look forward to keeping up the hard work and continuing to fight for my clients."

Nick's Other Accomplishments Include:

  • Graduating magna cum laude from UMKC School of Law
  • Elected to the Order of Barristers by the law school faculty
  • Received CALI awards for academic excellence in civil litigation drafting and civil procedure
  • A graduating member of the Ross T. Roberts Inn of Court Trial College
  • Graduated from the KCMBA's prestigious Bar Leadership Academy

More Information

For the official announcement and an editorial article by Kirk Goza, partner at Bartimus, Frickleton, Robertson and Goza, see May's issue of KC Counselor.

Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Looking for an experienced lawyer that will fight for your rights? Contact Nick Hergott at or (816) 527-8083.

*This article is very general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. Readers with legal questions should consult with an attorney prior to making any legal decisions.