Stanley N. Wilkins


AV® pre-eminent peer review rated
by Martindale Hubbell

Phone 816-410-4661


Practice Areas
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Employment Matters
  • Environmental Litigation
Experience with SBG

Mr. Wilkins joined the firm in 2000 with a broad range of experience. His experience includes premises liability, work place violence, security services, amusement rides and devices, commercial transactions, environmental law, antitrust, products liability, construction, personal injury, insurance coverage, professional liability and all areas of employment law. He has represented major national clients in the states of Kansas and Missouri, and has worked on international commercial transactions in the Middle East and Europe.

Experience prior to SBG

From 1973 to 1975 he was employed as an Estate and Gift Tax Attorney for the Internal Revenue Service in Minneapolis, Minnesota. During 1975 and 1976 he was the Assistant Regional Counsel for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in St. Paul, Minnesota. In 1976 he left the government service and became the General Counsel for Farmland Foods, Inc. and Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary for Farmland Industries, Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Wilkins has been in private practice since 1987.

Educational background

Mr. Wilkins received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas in 1969 and his law degree from Washburn University School of Law, cum laude, in 1973, where he served as the Vice President of the Student Bar Association and was on the Board of Editors for the Law Journal. In 1976, Mr. Wilkins completed the Government Contracting course at the University of Virginia.


He is a member of the Kansas and Missouri Bars and is an inactive member of the Minnesota Bar. In addition to the state courts, Mr. Wilkins is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for Kansas and Missouri, the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th and the 8th Circuits and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the  American Bar Association and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association.  He has served on the legal committees of the American Meat Institute and the Agricultural Chemical Manufacturers Association and was a Captain in the United States Marine Corps.