Firm Overview

Our practice areas include bankruptcy, DUI/DWI, plaintiff's personal injury, debtor/creditor work, criminal defense, and claimant's workers' compensation.

Main Office

Troppito Miller Griffin, LLC
105 East Fifth Street
Suite 500
Kansas City MO 64106

Phone

(816) 221-6006

Fax

(816) 221-6446

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes, in most cases.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

No.

Office Information

Office Hours

8:30 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and as-needed in specific cases.

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Bankruptcy

Troppito Miller Griffin, LLC helps people get a new financial start through the bankruptcy process. Our firm specializes in assisting people with filing Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies in both Missouri and Kansas.

Troppito Miller Griffin, LLC, has a successful track record in helping clients with Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases in the Kansas City area (Missouri & Kansas). Our experienced attorneys understand the stress of personal bankruptcy and will work to reduce your stress and Stop The Calls!

Workers Compensation

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

As long as the legal ethical rules and the law allow for limited representation, we are open to creative representation based upon client needs.

What are your policies about dividing work within the firm to make the process most cost-effective for the client?

We approach each case differently and will do what the client wants with regard to cost savings.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

On a case-by-case basis.

Does your firm provide pro bono legal services or otherwise participate in your community?

We are required to do a significant amount of pro bono work in family court cases involving children in Jackson County, Missouri, and provide pro bono services for bankruptcy cases. We are actively involved in Bar and community activities, including Boards and Commissions connected to local government.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Our experience and our relationships in our legal community.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

We appreciate well informed clients that are able to make informed decisions in the handling of their cases.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Yes, but we discourage the use of forms and would ask the client to be open to considering changes that we might suggest.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

We approach the scope of representation wanted by the client on a case-by-case basis.

Chris Troppito

Troppito Miller Griffin, LLC

Chris M. Troppito is a founding member of the firm. He started the firm with Tony R. Miller after practicing with the Kansas City firm of Gunn, Shank & Stover, P.C., where he practiced in several areas of civil litigation, including business litigation, personal injury litigation and bankruptcy, where he represented both creditors and debtors. Chris received his degree in Business Administration with a Major in Finance from Kansas State University in 1995. During his college years, he started a residential painting company that operated in the Kansas City metropolitan area, and continued to operate the company after college until he was accepted to law school. Chris graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law and became licensed in Missouri in 2001; subsequently he became licensed to practice in Kansas in 2002. While in law school, Chris was a member of The Urban Lawyer and Deans List for his academic achievements.

After law school, Chris practiced consumer bankruptcy at the Castle Law Office of Kansas City, and was the managing attorney. In 2002, he joined the firm of McNearney & Associates, L.L.C., where he handled bankruptcies, collections and foreclosure actions for corporate and bank clients.

Chris continues to practice in the area of debtor/creditor rights, which includes bankruptcies, foreclosures, collections, and general business litigation; both for creditors and debtors.

In 2011, Chris was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star and a Top Young Attorney in Missouri and Kansas by KC Magazine.

Tony Miller

Troppito Miller Griffin, LLC

Tony Miller is a founding member of the firm. He started the firm with Chris Troppito after practicing with the Kansas City firm of Yonke & Pottenger, LLC where he practiced in the areas of plaintiff

Ryan Kiliany

Troppito Miller Griffin, LLC

Ryan D. Kiliany is an associate attorney with Troppito Miller Griffin, LLC, joining the firm in September 2011.

Ryan graduated from the University of Kansas in 1999 with a degree in Business Administration. Subsequent to his graduation, Ryan lived in Chicago, Illinois, working for a Fortune 500 technology company, until he was accepted to law school.

Ryan graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law in 2006, where he received a concentration in Business and Entrepreneurial Law. While in law school, Ryan volunteered his time at the UMKC Business Law Clinic, assisting small start-up companies with entity formation and legal issues. Ryan also completed an internship with the Western District of Missouri Bankruptcy Court, working closely with the Court

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