About Michael K. Hobbs

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.

  • Education

    J.D., University of Missouri, Kansas City, 2017
    B.S., Baker University, 2014

  • Bar Admissions & Professional Affiliations

    Missouri, 2017
    Kansas, 2017
    U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 2018

  • Professional Affiliations

    Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
    American Bar Association
    The Missouri Bar

  • Awards & Publications

    Hobbs, Lifting the Antitrust Exemption Presents a Major Problem for Minor League Baseball, 84 UMKC L.Rev. 1059 (Summer, 2016).