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Michael D. Pospisil

Contracts and agreements Attorney at Kansas City, MO

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About Michael

Learn Michael’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Car accident
    20%

  2. Contracts and agreements
    20%
    I review all types of business contracts on the front end of a business transaction and, if needed, I handle all types of litigation relating to contracts.

    27 years

  3. Lawsuits and disputes
    20%
    I handle all types of business disputes and lawsuits. This includes claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties, fraud, non-compete and non-solicitation lawsuits, and all business torts.

    27 years

  4. Personal injury
    20%
    I handle all types of personal injury cases. This includes, without limitation, automobile accidents, slip and fall cases, negligence actions, premises liability, product liability and medical malpractice.

    17 years

  5. Wrongful death
    20%

I graduated from Creighton University in 1993 and from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 1996. I clerked for Justice William Connolly of the Nebraska Supreme Court my first year following graduation. During that year I learned a tremendous amount about åthe practice of both trial and appellate law. The experience has served me well throughout my career and I would not change it for anything. In 1997, my family and I moved to Kansas City where I began working at Bryan Cave LLP - a multinational law firm. While there, I worked on civil litigation matters of all types, focusing heavily on class action litigation. I was part of H&R Block's national class action defense team at Bryan Cave and practiced in jurisdictions all across the United States. In 2005, I moved from representing and defending mostly large corporate clients to representing plaintiffs - both businesses and individuals. I did so as a partner at Edgar Law Firm LLC - a top litigation boutique firm in Kansas City. While there, I was part of the trial team that secured a $43 Million settlement of a business dispute on behalf of a small business owner. The settlement came at the end of a six-week jury trial. While at Edgar Law Firm, I tried cases and argued appellate matters all across the Country. In 2016, I argued a case before the United States Supreme Court. My case was one of approximately seventy heard that term -- out of more than 10,000 appeals filed with the Supreme Court. In January of 2018, my partner and I formed Pospisil Swift LLC. Our areas of practice are similar to those areas I've practiced for the past twenty-two years. We handle business disputes and lawsuits, personal injury lawsuits, and all types of appellate work. We pride ourselves is providing quality work at a fast and efficient rate. Personally, I am the proud husband of Katie - a former nurse and now high school librarian. I am also the proud father of two daughters - one currently a junior at the University of Missouri and the other a junior in high school.

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Licensed for 26 years
State KS
Status Active
Acquired 1998
Updated 02/05/2023
State MO
Status Good Standing, Active
Acquired 1997
Updated 01/01/2023
State NE
Status Inactive
Acquired 1996
Updated 10/26/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Michael D. Pospisil
1301 Oak Street
Pospisil Swift LLC
Kansas City, MO, 64106

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Cost

Rates
  • Contingency 30%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check

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AVVO RATING 8.0 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Pospisil Swift LLC
  • 2018 - Present
  • Partner
  • Edgar Law Firm
  • 2005 - 2017
  • Associate
  • Bryan Cave
  • 1997 - 2005
  • Judicial Law Clerk
  • Nebraska Supreme Court - Justice William Connolly
  • 1996 - 1997
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Education

  • University of Nebraska College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1996
  • Creighton University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1993

Legal Cases

  • Americold Realty Trust v. ConAgra Foods, Inc., et al., 136 S.Ct. 1012 (2016)
  • Kauffman, et al. v. Time Warner Cable, Inc., 836 F.3d 137 (2nd Cir. 2016)
  • Americold Realty Trust v. ConAgra Foods, Inc., et al., 136 S.Ct. 1012 (2016)
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Associations

  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • 1997 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010

Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (2)
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Litigation Attorney | Jul 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"After partnering with Mike to litigate complex matters in Kansas City, I highly recommend Mike and his firm to clients with complex matters and law firms looking for local counsel. Mike's trial skills and experience, as well as his knowledge of the Kansas courts, were invaluable resources."
Litigation Attorney | Nov 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Mike for almost 25 years, and am proud to say that we have worked together in the past. Mike is very smart, diligent and, most importantly, honest. He understands that it is the ultimate result for the client that matters most in the practice of law. I have never hesitated to refer potential clients to Mike."
Litigation Attorney | Nov 12
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"Mike is one of the best and most experienced litigation attorneys in Kansas City. He works diligently and tirelessly for his clients. He is the go-to attorney when the stakes are high."
Litigation Attorney | Mar 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mike is highly intelligent, reasonable, fair-minded and practical. He has a wealth of experience. I would not hesitate to use or recommend him in any litigation matter."

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Kansas City Contracts and agreements Lawyer Michael D. Pospisil
Michael D. Pospisil
Contracts and agreements Attorney
Kansas City, MO
Licensed for 26 years