Independence Square where his law practice has been located since 1997. He is an active member of his community and is a Shriner, Mason, member of the Jesters Court #54 and Eagles. Mike's personal approach and professional resume have prepared him to be the right lawyer for you.
JACKSON COUNTY PROSECUTORS OFFICE Internship 1988-1989
Worked in the drug unit his third year of law school. At that time a third-year law student could practice law under the supervision of attorneys. He appeared in court for arraignments; preliminary hearings; appeals and helped in trial work.
ASSISTANT MUNICIPAL PROSECUTOR KANSAS CITY 1989-1991
Mike worked in all eight court rooms and tried numerous cases from domestic violence; to assault and traffic violations.
INDEPENDENCE MUNICIPAL JUDGE 1994-1997
Mike presided over numerous cases for misdemeanors, traffic matters, as well as domestic violence and serious assault cases.
PRIVATE PRACTICE 1997- Present
Mike practices criminal, traffic, injury, and estate planning law.