Representing The Injured Since 1996

Attorney Brian F. McCallister

Brian F. McCallister

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Practice Areas

  • Trucking Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Railroad Accidents
  • Products Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Rights - Police Misconduct
  • Insurance - Bad Faith Claims


Brian McCallister is the founder and owner of The McCallister Law Firm, P.C. Since founding the law firm in 1996, Brian has dedicated his professional life to the representation of individuals and families in cases involving catastrophic injury or death resulting from dangerous products, semi tractor-trailer crashes, automobile crashes and medical malpractice.

Brian graduated from the Saint Louis University School of Law in 1988. He has practiced in the Kansas City area since then. He was selected to serve on the Board of Governors of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA), Missouri's premier plaintiffs' rights bar organization. He is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA), the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association. In 1995, he became a graduate of the prestigious Trial Lawyer's College in Dubois, Wyoming, founded by world-renowned trial lawyer Gerry Spence in 1994. In 1996, Mr. McCallister was asked to return to the Trial Lawyer's College as part of the staff. He is licensed to practice law in Missouri, Kansas, Illinois.

Having grown up as a minister's son and grandson, Brian saw countless examples of his family's sacrifice for and service to others. This is the foundation on which his professional life of service to others is built. In every case, Brian seeks out close personal relationships with his clients and their families, giving him the ability to advocate for his clients powerfully, persuasively and passionately. His avocation is singing and he is often asked to sing solos for special occasions involving his clients and their families. Mr. McCallister is married to a criminal defense trial lawyer, Cyndy Short. They have three children - - Kyle 21, Mitchell 16 and Jillian 13.


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1988
  • Trial Lawyer's College, Dubois, Wyoming
    • 1995
  • Central Methodist College, Fayette, Missouri
    • B.S. - 1983

Professional Associations

  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
  • Kansas Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • The Missouri Bar, Member
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA), Board of Governors
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), Member

Current Employment Position

  • Founder/Owner

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1988
  • Kansas, 1989
  • Illinois, 1989