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Ellen C.T. Mathis


Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Trial Practice
  • Products Liability

Ellen is a civil litigation attorney and shareholder with Case Linden Kurtz Buck. Originally hailing from Iowa, Ellen joined the firm with several years of prior litigation experience defending civil litigation, including substantive work representing clients against claims involving personal injury, medical malpractice, employment, and worker’s compensation. Her broad background allows her to analyze each case creatively with an eye toward strategic and financial benefits for her clients.

Ellen works hard on behalf of her clients, having achieved favorable results in many cases, including early resolution through effective motion practice and a directed verdict in a jury trial. Ellen enjoys working closely with clients to understand their individual needs while advising on the often complex and nuanced cases each client is faced with. She prides herself in communicating frequently and thoroughly with each client to make sure they are informed of the progress of their cases.

Prior to joining Case Linden Kurtz Buck, Ellen spent three years practicing in Iowa before relocating to the Kansas City area. She has participated in programs specifically designed to hone deposition skills and prides herself in staying informed of important changes in laws to ensure her clients are receiving the best possible advice.

Ellen is a fan of all things Kansas City sports related, including the Chiefs, Royals, and Sporting Kansas City. Ellen is a contributing writer for Arrowhead Addict. When not in the office or cheering on her favorite teams, Ellen and her husband, Tyler, reside in Shawnee, Kansas and can be found renovating their “fixer upper” on the weekends.


  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa
    • J.D.
  • Northwestern College
    • B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • Iowa
  • Nebraska
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri

Professional Associations

  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association