Shachtman’s former law partner, Sly James, has been elected Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri. Sly James is a wonderful person, who will do an excellent job leading our great City. In 2002, Shachtman joined the Sly James Firm. From 2002 up until June 2010, Sly James and Scott Shachtman worked together on a number of personal injury and wrongful death cases. Shachtman started his own law firm last year and has continued to work on a number of cases with Sly James. The Shachtman Law Firm will continue to work with Sly James as he transitions into his new job as Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri.