Admitted to Practice:Kansas, 2000
Education:J.D., University of Oklahoma, 1999
Samantha Benjamin-House is an AV-rated attorney who specializes in defending employers’ and insurance carriers’ interests in workers’ compensation claims in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas. Her expertise in defending claims begins with educating her clients in ways to reduce their number of claims that arise and to minimize their overall exposure. Due to being licensed in several states, she can educate her client on the exposure in the various jurisdictions to develop the best defense strategy to reduce the overall exposure.
Ms. Benjamin-House’s expertise includes successfully defending issues involving jurisdiction, occupational diseases, statute of limitations defense, safety defense, and other litigation matters. She has successfully argued before the various appellate levels in Missouri, Oklahoma, and Kansas including the Courts of Appeal.
When Ms. Benjamin-House is not representing the interests of employers and insurance carriers, she is very active in the community. As a shareholder with McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips, P.A., she has sat on the Missouri Bar Association’s Board of Directors and is a member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Committee. Ms. Benjamin-House volunteers her time with Lead to Read and the Juvenile Arthritis Foundation. She was the 2006 recipient of the Lawyers Association of Kansas City’s Public Service Award. In her free time she enjoys fishing, sailing and gourmet cooking.