Jason M. Kueser
Jason M. Kueser is a Missouri securities attorney who has focused his practice on representing investors and consumers who have been the victims of securities or investment fraud. He has represented individual investors, groups of investors, financial advisors, and stockbrokers in securities arbitration, and has represented clients in commercial and consumer litigation, including class actions. Jason also advises startups and small business on various business and legal matters and provides estate planning services to his clients.
Jason M. Kueser has spent his legal career representing individuals, groups, and companies in litigation and arbitration. He has also represented clients in class action litigation.
Jason possesses an excellent combination of business and legal knowledge and experience, which he utilizes for his clients’ advantage. Prior to becoming an attorney, Jason worked in the financial services industry for several years. Jason is a former Registered Representative and Investment Advisor Representative of a local broker/dealer and Registered Investment Advisor. Jason also worked as an accountant for a national mutual fund company, which provided him with background as to how investment management companies operate.
Jason is currently admitted to the Missouri Bar, the Kansas Bar, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. In addition, he is a member of the American Bar Association, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, and PIABA (Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association). Jason has also written articles that have been published in law reviews, industry legal publications, and newspapers.
Jason is an alumnus of the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC) School of Law, where he graduated with an emphasis in litigation and business law. While in law school, he was recognized for academic excellence by earning Dean’s List honors each semester. In addition, Jason also served as the Managing Editor of The Urban Lawyer, which is the American Bar Association’s National Quarterly on State and Local Government Law. He also served as an associate on the UMKC Law Review for two years, and was one of sixteen members of the Ellison Moot Court Competition.
Jason was also a recipient of the Marvin & Patricia Rich Corporate Law Prize, a merit-based annual award which recognizes law students of superior character, academic achievement and potential and that plan to pursue a corporate legal specialty after graduation. Jason was a student member of the American Bar Association, a member of the UMKC Student Bar Association, and a member of the UMKC Law School Business & Tax Law Society.
Jason also completed undergraduate and post-graduate studies in business at The Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public Administration at UMKC, where he earned a Masters of Business Administration (emphasis in Finance), and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. For his post-graduate studies at UMKC, Jason was admitted as a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, which is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Jason is also an active volunteer in his local and professional community. He is an active member of the board of directors of the Lee’s Summit Baseball Association and a former member of the board of directors of the Lee’s Summit Junior Basketball Association. He also manages the Lee’s Summit Cubs, which is an organization that provides competitive baseball options to kids in the Lee’s Summit area.
As noted above, in addition to volunteering with youth sports, Jason is also a member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association, which is a private bar association for attorneys who represent investors in disputes with investment advisors, stock brokers, and brokerage firms. The mission of PIABA is to promote the interests of the public investor in securities and commodities arbitration by protecting public investors from abuses in the arbitration process, such as those associated with document production and discovery; making securities and commodities arbitration as just and fair as systematically possible; and creating a level playing field for the public investor in securities and commodities arbitration. Jason is a member of the Editorial Board for the PIABA Bar Journal and currently serves as the Editor-In-Chief for that publication.