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Thomas J. Dickerson was born in St. Louis, Missouri and raised in Overland Park, Kansas. Mr. Dickerson started doing legal work when he was only 19 years old. At the firm of South & Associates, P.C., in Overland Park, Kansas, Mr. Dickerson assisted their head of litigation, doing work for some of the largest banks in the country. Mr. Dickerson obtained invaluable experience seeing how some of the largest corporations in the country approach legal cases against consumers. After seeing case after case where everyday people faced insurmountable odds against big business, Mr. Dickerson decided to dedicate his career to standing up for everyday people against others that have caused them personal injury and financial harm.

With that goal in mind, Mr. Dickerson along with his wife Chelsea Dickerson, started the Dickerson Oxton Law Firm in 2010. Since that time, Mr. Dickerson has been dedicated to the representation of injury victims. He has extensive experience and has represented numerous individuals in car/motorcycle accidents, slip and falls, insurance disputes, medical malpractice, product liability cases, and consumer protection matters. He handles cases across all of Kansas and Missouri.

Most recently, in 2013, Mr. Dickerson tried and won two jury trials and settled a large insurance dispute in complex litigation resulting in the payment of over 7 million dollars in insurance proceeds.

Mr. Dickerson is married to Chelsea Oxton Dickerson, and they have a daughter. Mr. Dickerson enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, traveling, and golf.

Areas of Practice:

Education:

  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska, Doctor of Jurisprudence
    • Phi Delta Phi
    • Trial Team
    • Arbitration Team
    • Creighton Law School 2L Trial Competition Champion
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, B.A. Political Science

Bar Admissions:

  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • United States District Court, District of Kansas
  • United States Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Chelsea E. Dickerson was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. Ms. Dickerson started her legal career as a clerk during law school for the United States District Court of Nebraska, Federal Public Defender. During that time, she obtained significant experience in the research and drafting of motions and briefs in federal court and helping assist in the defense of individuals who had been accused of violations of federal law. Also while in law school, Ms. Dickerson’s law review article was selected for publication. Since its publication, Ms. Dickerson’s article has been cited in numerous law reviews, court briefs, an Indiana Court of Appeals decision, and The Encyclopedia of the 4th Amendment.

After obtaining her license to practice law, Ms. Dickerson started the Dickerson Oxton Law Firm in 2010 with her husband Thomas Dickerson. Since that time, she has been dedicated to the representation of injury victims. Ms. Dickerson has represented numerous individuals in car accidents, slip and falls, product liability, medical malpractice, nursing home, and dog bite cases. Ms. Dickerson handles cases all across Kansas and Missouri.

Most recently, in 2013, Ms. Dickerson assisted hundreds of clients nationwide against some of the largest medical device manufacturers in the world that sold and marketed defective transvaginal mesh products to thousands of female consumers.  Ms. Dickerson also recently worked with Thomas Dickerson in obtaining settlement in a large insurance dispute case resulting in the payment of over 7 million dollars in insurance proceeds.

Ms. Dickerson is married to Thomas Dickerson, and they have one daughter. Ms. Dickerson enjoys watching Nebraska Cornhuskers football and spending time with her family.

Areas of Practice:

  • Car Accidents
  • Motorcycle and Bicycle Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Animal Bites
  • Wrongful Death
  • Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Construction Injuries
  • Faulty Products
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse + Negligence
  • Pharmaceutical and Drug Injuries
  • Job-Related Injuries / Workers’ Compensation
  • Slip and Fall Accidents

Education:

  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Creighton Law Review, Member
  • Moot Court Board
  • Trial Team
  • Creighton Law School 2L Trial Competition Champion
  • Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana, B.A., Magna Cum Laude
  • Chi Omega

Bar Admissions:

  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas

Professional Associations and Memberships: