Russell Purvis

Russell Purvis
Russell has been focusing on personal injury and workers’ compensation law for more than 25 years.
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Russell has been focusing on personal injury and workers’ compensation law for more than 25 years. He joined the legal team of Tieman, Spencer & Hicks in the fall of 2018.


Recovering the most when a client is injured by the careless or intentional actions of another. We specialize in all forms of auto accidents, product liability cases, and worker’s compensation claims. Read more

Fighting alongside our clients to ensure they receive adequate compensation after an accident. Read more

Representing our clients against insurance companies that only want to pay a fraction of what they’re owed. Read more

Ensuring that our client’s claim is taken seriously and not letting an insurance company wrongly accuse them of being at fault. Read more

Recovering the most for our clients when they’re injured by a dangerous or defective product. Read more

Holding insurance companies accountable for the full benefits you deserve after an injury on the job. Read more


  • Missouri Western State University, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, St. Joseph, Missouri, 1989
  • University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri, 1992


  • United State Supreme Court
  • All state courts of record in both Missouri and Kansas
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court – Western District of Missouri
  • United States District Court – District of Kansas


  • Missouri Bar Association
  • St. Joseph Bar Association


Russ Purvis was born in Platte City, Missouri. After graduating law school in 1992, Russ decided to dedicate his career to assisting people. Over the course of his career Russ has been proud to have helped literally thousands of people resolve legal issues both large and small.

In 2004, Russ was named as one of Kansas City’s 40 under 40 by Ingram’s Magazine. Russ has previously served on the Public Investment Advisory Committee for the City of Kansas City, Missouri, the Mayor’s DUI Task Force for the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and on the Board of Governors of the Missouri Trial Lawyers Association.

Russ focuses his practice in the areas of car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, personal injury, products liability, workers’ compensation and insurance coverage issues.