Michael P. Schaefer


Michael Schaefer defends clients in a broad range of civil litigation matters including commercial and business litigation, products liability, and tort and personal injury. He has significant experience in litigation involving general commercial and business matters, propane products and equipment, natural gas products, food products, tort and personal injury, and real estate services. Other areas of representation have included appellate practice, class action, secured transaction issues, Packers and Stockyards Act, and accounting malpractice.


Commercial / Business Litigation
Products Liability Litigation
Propane and Natural Gas Litigation
Food Safety Litigation
Tort and Personal Injury


B.A., College of William and Mary, 2003
J.D., University of Kansas, 2006
M.B.A., University of Kansas, 2006


Mr. Schaefer has represented clients in matters in Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ohio, South Dakota, and Texas.

Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy (2004 – 2006) – notes editor and staff member.


Missouri, 2007
Kansas, 2006
U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
U.S. District Court, Kansas


The Missouri Bar
American Bar Association
Kansas Bar Association
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Section, Board Member, 2013, 2014, and 2015.
  • Young Lawyers Section Special Projects Committee, Vice Chair, 2013 (Vice Chair), 2014 (Co-Chair), and 2015 (Co-Chair).


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