Michael defends a wide variety of cases, with a particular emphasis on personal injury, employment and medical malpractice litigation. Before joining the firm, Michael worked as a law clerk for a Kansas City based Plaintiff’s law firm where he gained experience representing clients in a wide variety of cases involving defective products, trucking accidents and wrongful death. Since joining the firm in 2017, Michael has obtained favorable results for his clients in a wide variety of matters. In November 2019, Michael and Jenifer Svancara obtained a directed verdict in a Platte County, Missouri bench trial regarding property damage claims. More recently in January 2020, Michael and Brad Russell obtained a favorable defense result at a jury trial regarding a personal injury matter in Riley County, Kansas.
Outside of work, Michael enjoys coaching and playing baseball, attending Chiefs, Royals, and Mizzou games, and spending time with his wife and dog.
J.D., University of Missouri, Kansas City, 2017
B.S., Baker University, 2014
U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 2018
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
American Bar Association
The Missouri Bar
Hobbs, Lifting the Antitrust Exemption Presents a Major Problem for Minor League Baseball, 84 UMKC L.Rev. 1059 (Summer, 2016).