If you get the chance to observe Bert in a courtroom, his partners say you’ll think you’re listening to a talk show host. A first-class legal advocate, Bert has a robust background in employment discrimination. A lesser-known fact about Bert—he grills burgers for everyone at the firm every Thursday, rain or shine.
Bert S. Braud graduated from the University of Texas at Austin (B.A., English, 1981), and the University of Kansas School of Law (J.D. 1984). He has worked at The Popham Law Firm since graduating from law school.
Bert specializes in trial practice, with a focus on employment discrimination litigation. He is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association and their local Kansas City Chapter. He has held various offices in the Kansas City NELA affiliate, including President (2011-2013), Vice-President (2009-2011) and Secretary (2007-2009). He has also served on the Board of the Eighth Circuit NELA affiliate. His affiliation with NELA locally and nationally provides him access to leading experts in Employment Law from across the nation, and helps him stay current in this complex and changing area of law.
Bert is recognized in the Kansas City area as a knowledgeable and experienced lawyer, and has an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell, which indicates very high to pre-eminent legal ability and very high ethical standards as established by confidential opinions from members of the Bar. He is a frequent speaker at seminars for both lawyers and human resources personnel on topics such as employment law litigation and trial practice. He has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” in this area.