Rod Chapel is a trial lawyer at The Chapel Law Group LLC. He is Of Counsel to Barnes and Associates in Jefferson City and also practices in Kansas City. Rod defends the rights of workers and their families in court and in administrative hearings.
Rod recently completed a term as an Administrative Hearing Commissioner with the State of Missouri and founded The Chapel Law Group, where he strives to provide workers and their families the best chance of a successful outcome in issues related to injury and employment.
Rod’s history as a public servant for the Department of Labor offers a glimpse into his compassion for working people and his ability to resolve complex problems that could be seen as roadblocks to any person. Rod has represented thousands of people in consumer and tax-related class actions. He has tried cases. He has represented workers who suffered from injuries on and off the job. He has also brought harassment and discrimination charges against individuals and corporations large and small.
Rod is prepared to address your questions about wages to ensure you and your family receives compensation you are entitled to per your agreements with employers and under the law. Whether you have suffered an injury on the job, been terminated unfairly, suffered from harassment and discrimination or been injured in some other way, Rod is ready to help you and your family.
Likewise, Rod’s time spent as a Commissioner at the Administrative Hearing Commission, was devoted to collecting and reviewing evidence in order to make a determination on contested cases relating to over 106 areas of law including professional licensure, taxes, permits, IDEA, regulatory concerns and Medicaid fee disputes. He has presided over more than seven hundred contested administrative cases throughout the state of Missouri. Rod is ready to serve your needs in court, contested cases, informal adjudications, and mediations.
In 2012, Rod was voted as the “Best Attorney” in Kansas City in The Pitch’s ‘Best of the Best’ by the public. In 2009, he was recognized as an “Up and Coming Lawyer” by Lawyers Weekly.
Rod has held significant leadership roles in civic organizations including The Missouri Bar, United Way, and The Y. He is a passionate and outspoken civil rights advocate with nationally known organizations who will bring his knowledge of the law, trial experience, and passion to work for you and your family. Please call The Chapel Law Group today to set up a free consultation – 573-634-8884.
The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely on advertisements. Make the best decision possible. Rod, Randall and Jay often collaborate on cases in accord with clients’ wishes, but have separate firms.