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Chuck Chionuma, Esq.

Chuck Chionuma graduated in December of 1984 from University of Missouri Law School in Kansas City Missouri, one semester ahead of his class, got admitted to the Missouri State and Federal Bars, and began practicing law one half year before his class graduated from law school. His tenacity to hard work and excellence has never relented and has led him to represent world class corporations such as General Motors Corporation, Ford Motor Company, Chrysler, Kmart Corporation, The FDIC, The School District Of Kansas City Missouri, Nike, and several more notable corporations and organizations in complex transactions and heated ligation. Successful results for his client has remained his mantra!

Chuck now brings his experience to the plaintiff’s bar representing individuals with even deeper zeal, drawing from his over 30 years experience defending corporations and knowing their defense strategies.

Chuck’s brief resume appears below:


  • 1981

    • B.A., Business Administration, Philander Smith College, Little Rock, Arkansas
      Graduated Magna Cum Laude; ranked 1st in class

  • 1984

    • Juris Doctorate, University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law

  • Honors

    • Honor Roll Philander Smith College, 1978 through 1981;

    • Dean’s List Philander Smith College, 1978;

    • Nominated to Who’s Who Among College and University Students in America and selected in 1981;

    • Received scholarship from Alpha Delta Mu Honor Society, 1978 through 1981;

    • Member and Vice-President of Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society, 1980 through 1981;

    • Selected as an Outstanding Young Man of America in 1983 by U.S. Jaycees.

Members of Firm:

  • Chuck N. Chionuma

  • Tyrissa Burnside