Mr. Barbosa is of counsel in the firm's Kansas City office. He graduated from law school in 2004. Prior to joining Kutak Rock, Mr. Barbosa worked for a litigation firm in Kansas City for 13 years. Throughout, Mr. Barbosa has been involved in various areas of practice, with emphasis placed in the areas of product liability, premises liability, general civil and commercial litigation, as well as toxic tort litigation. Mr. Barbosa has worked on many drug & device cases and is familiar with the particular nuances of such litigation, studies, regulatory schemes, warnings and off-label related issues. He has 1st- and 2nd-chair trial experience, and has defended a number of Fortune 500 companies in all phases of litigation.
Mr. Barbosa served as the Chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee while at his former firm, and is a fervent advocate and supporter of Kutak Rock's sincere commitment to diversity in the legal profession. Throughout his time as an attorney, he has actively participated in the recruitment of laterals and new attorneys; maintained an active role in local diversity organizations; and strongly advocated the expansion of diversity endeavors.
Mr. Barbosa is fluent in Portuguese and proficient in Spanish.
Areas of Practice
Jackson County Bar Association (President 2017) American Bar Association National Bar Association Hispanic National Bar Association Hispanic Bar Association of Greater Kansas City Kansas Bar Association Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers Defense Research Institute, Diversity Committee Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Graduate, Fellows Program 2011 National Retail & Restaurant Defense Association
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