Mimi Doherty
107 South Pointe Drive
Edwardsville, IL 62025
(618) 659-0588
9233 Ward Parkway
Suite 370
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 421-4000
500 N. Broadway
Suite 1550
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 421- 4430

Mimi Doherty

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Mimi Doherty
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Office: 816-421-4000


Mimi E. Doherty is a partner in the firm and runs the firm’s Kansas City office. She spent the first thirty- seven years of her practice at Deacy & Deacy LLP in Kansas City before joining Rynearson, Suess, Schnurbusch & Champion LLC in January 2023. She has spent her career defending individuals and private and governmental entities in all types of civil litigation throughout Missouri and Kansas. She also has extensive experience representing insurance companies in first party litigation and excess/bad faith claims and in providing coverage opinions to insurance clients.

Mimi graduated from Stanford University in 1982 with a B.A. in Economics and Political Science. She graduated from the University of California Hastings College of the Law in 1985.

Mimi is licensed to practice in the state and federal Courts in Missouri and Kansas and in the Eighth and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeal. She has tried numerous civil jury cases and has written numerous appellate briefs and has argued in the Missouri and Kansas appellate courts.

Mimi holds an “AV” Preeminent rating from Martindale -Hubbell.

Mimi served on the Board of Directors of the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers (MODL) from 2010 to 2022. She was President of MODL in 2019/2020. She is a member of the Association of Women Lawyers of Kansas City (AWL). She was selected to be a mentor for the AWL Connections Program mentoring young women attorneys and has participated in that program since 2019.

Practice Areas:
Legal Malpractice/Disciplinary Complaints
Insurance Coverage and Litigation
Business Law and Litigation
Complex Personal Injury
Employment Litigation

University of California Hastings College of the Law, 1985
San Francisco, CA

Stanford University, B.A. Economics and Political Science, 1982
Stanford, CA

Missouri 1985
Kansas 1992
United States District Court for the:
   Western District of Missouri
   Eastern District of Missouri
   District of Kansas

United State Court of Appeals for the:
   Eighth Circuit
   Tenth Circuit

The Missouri Bar
Kansas Bar Association
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
Defense Research Institue
Association for Women Lawyers of Kansas City