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Michael Dillon Hockley

Environmental and natural resources Attorney at Overland Park, KS

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    Kansas - KS 33 years
    Missouri - MO 34 years
    Rhode Island - RI 36 years
    Nebraska - NE 43 years
  • Licensed for 33 years
    State KS
    Acquired 1990
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 34 years
    State MO
    Acquired 1989
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 36 years
    State RI
    Acquired 1987
    Status
    Resigned No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 43 years
    State NE
    Acquired 1980
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found

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Location

Spencer Fane, LLP
9401 Indian Creek Parkway, Suite 700
Overland Park, KS, 66210
Spencer Fane, LLP
1000 Walnut, Suite 1400
Kansas City, MO, 64106
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Posted by Bill | August 15, 2011
Recommendation for Mike Hockley.
I have relied upon Mike's expertise in environmental litigation and permitting for years. Mike has strong technical knowledge of the field and very good relations in the regulatory and legal communities. He excels at translating corporate objectives into legal strategy and tactics. When I was losing sleep over a legal issue, I knew that Mike was losing sleep over it also. Finally, he is able to work effectively both with corporate operational personnel and with other attorneys on the team.
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AVVO RATING 9.2 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Spencer Fane, LLP
  • 1989 - Present
  • Associate
  • Edwards & Angell
  • 1987 - 1989
  • Attorney
  • United States Army Judge Advocate General Corps.
  • 1980 - 1987
  • Infantry Officer
  • United States Army
  • 1973 - 1980
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Education

  • Judge Advocate General's School, U.S. Army
  • Graduate Degree (accredited as LLM, Military Law in 1986)
  • 1985
  • University of Nebraska School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1980
  • United States Military Academy
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1973

Sample of Legal Cases

  • In re Great Plains Energy and Kansas City Power & Light Company, Permit No. 012006-019
  • Settled and case dismissed. Permit was issued. Plant constructed.
  • Michigan, et al. v. U.S. EPA, 268 F.3rd 1075 (9th Cir. 2001)
  • The Court vacated the rule as to utilities in Western Missouri and two other partial states who joined in our brief.

Associations

  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1989 - Present
  • Missouri Bar
  • Member
  • 1989 - Present
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1980 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Environment, Energy and Resources Section, Superfund and Natural Resource Damages Litigation Committee
  • Chair
  • 2000 - 2002
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Environmental Litigation Committee
  • Sub-Committee Chair
  • 1993 - 2007
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Environmental Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2016
  • Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2012
  • Fellow
  • American College of Environmental Law
  • 2009
  • Listed
  • Who's Who in American Law -Marquis
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  • Recognition
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • N/A
  • List of Leading Lawyers, Band 1, Enviromental Law
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • N/A
  • Listed
  • Kansas Super Lawyers
  • N/A
  • Listed
  • Missouri Super Lawyers
  • N/A
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Overland Park Environmental and natural resources Lawyer Michael Dillon Hockley
Michael Dillon Hockley
Environmental and natural resources Attorney
Overland Park, KS
Licensed for 43 years