Meet Kansas City Bankruptcy Attorney Robert K.S. Abernathy

Kansas City bankruptcy lawyer Robert K.S. Abernathy

Kansas City bankruptcy attorney Robert K.S. Abernathy grew up between the Pacific Northwest and Southwestern Missouri. Robert attended the University of Hawaii and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

Robert attended Rutgers University School of Law and earned his Juris Doctor in 2011.  After graduating from law school, Robert was admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and began working in Philadelphia with a primary focus on commercial litigation, creditor’s rights and bankruptcy.

During his time in Philadelphia Robert handled a wide variety of cases, co-founded a law practice and gained invaluable business and legal experience.

A Focus on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Robert moved to Kansas City and joined The Sader Law Firm in 2017. His practice primarily focuses on consumer Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings, but he also uses his background in litigation and creditor’s rights to assist in business reorganization and collection matters.

Robert derives great personal satisfaction from helping people and businesses resolve problems, navigate complicated legal scenarios and achieve financial stability.

Robert lives with his wife, kids and dog in Platte County, Missouri, where his wife practices family law. On his free time Robert is either hanging out with his family, catching up on reading or training to compete in the next local marathon.


  • Rutgers University School of Law, J.D. 2011
  • University of Hawaii, B.A. in Political Science 2008
  • Seattle Central Community College, Running Start Program H.S./A.A. 2005

Court Membership and Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2017
  • U.S. District Court of Kansas, 2017
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, 2017
  • Missouri, 2017
  • Washington State, 2016
  • Pennsylvania, 2011

Professional Associations

  • The Missouri Bar
  • The Kansas City Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • The American Bankruptcy Institute