Schmitt Law Firm, LLC - Kansas City personal injury attorneys

Melody Roberts

Melody Roberts

Kansas City, Missouri

Melody received her law degree from UMKC Law School. While in law school, Melody developed her trial skills by competing on the nationally ranked UMKC Mock Trial Team. Melody also gained courtroom experience as a judicial intern to the Honorable Stephen R. Bough in the Missouri Court of Appeals in the Western District as well as to the Honorable Jeffrey L. Bushur in the 16th Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri. Prior to joining Schmitt Law Firm, she worked for an insurance litigation firm handling personal injury, wrongful death, and insurance dispute cases. With the benefit of this experience, Melody strives to serve her community and make it a better place by obtaining relief for those who have been wronged. She is also a member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Association of Women Lawyers, and Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice and Health Care
  • Class Actions
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Bad Faith Litigation
  • Commercial and Business Litigation


J.D., University of Missouri- Kansas City School of Law, magna cum laude
B.A., University of Missouri- Kansas City, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions and Professional Affiliations

  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Association of Women Lawyers
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Avvo Rating 10.0 superb Top Rated Personal Injury
  • Super Lawyers Ben T. Schmitt
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • National Association Of Distinguished Country 2015
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Ben Schmitt

Attorney Ben Schmitt

Mr. Schmitt has over 25 years of legal experience in Missouri and Kansas, and he has been first chair in over 100 jury trials in state and federal courts. He is recognized by the Kansas City Business Journal, Super Lawyers, and Martindale Hubbell as one of the best personal injury lawyers in Missouri and Kansas.