Jim Bandy



Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Professional Background

  • Horn Aylward & Bandy, LLC, 1999-Present
  • Blackwell Sanders Peper Martin, 1981-1999
  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Scott O. Wright, U.S. District Judge, Western District of Missouri, 1979-1981


  • University of Missouri at Columbia, J.D., 1979
  • Note and Comment Editor, Missouri Law Review, 1978-79
  • Missouri Southern State College, B.A., 1976

Publications and Presentations

  • Tort Reform and Medical Malpractice Litigation, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Elements of Medical Negligence Case, St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Missouri
  • "Litigation: What Every Risk Manager Should Know," CHI Risk Management Seminar, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • "Recent Cases of Interest in the Defense of Medical Malpractice Claims," HSG Claim Seminar, Jefferson City, Missouri
  • "Loss of Chance Cases in Missouri," KCMBA, Kansas City, Missouri
  • "Punitive Damages in Medical Malpractice Cases," HSG Claim Seminar, Jefferson City, Missouri
  • "Punitive Damages and Medical Malpractice," MDA Defense Attorneys Seminar, Branson, Missouri
  • "Preconception Torts," MDA Defense Attorneys Seminar, Osage Beach, Missouri
  • Moderator, Appellate Court Seminar, KCMBA, Kansas City, Missouri
  • "Avoiding Bad Faith Claims, "MDA Claims Seminar, Springfield, Missouri
  • "Overview of Comparative Fault and Joint and Several Liability," KCMBA, Kansas City, Missouri
  • "Torts and Civil Actions," Missouri Bar Annual Update of Missouri Law, Kansas City, Missouri
  • "MAI and Medical Malpractice Cases," UMC Law School Medical Malpractice Seminar, Kansas City, Missouri

Significant Accomplishments

  • Outstanding Defense Attorney, 1991, Healthcare Services Group, Jefferson City