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Michael S. Shipley - Liberty, MO

204 A East Kansas Liberty, MO 64068 - 2344

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Updated: 04/30/2020

Liberty Criminal Law Lawyer

Overview

Mr. Shipley's practice is limited to civil and criminal litigation in the Federal and Missouri trial and appellate Courts. He handles all levels of criminal cases, ranging from minor traffic matters to federal death penalty litigation, and including driving while intoxicated (DWI/DUI), drug crimes, sex offenses, white collar crimes, assault and theft offenses. Civil litigation includes commercial, business, landlord/tenant, civil rights and police brutality...

Mr. Shipley's practice is limited to civil and criminal litigation in the Federal and Missouri trial and appellate Courts. He handles all levels of criminal cases, ranging from minor traffic matters to federal death penalty litigation, and including driving while intoxicated (DWI/DUI), drug crimes, sex offenses, white collar crimes, assault and theft offenses. Civil litigation includes commercial, business, landlord/tenant, civil rights and police brutality.

The University of Missouri-Columbia awarded Mr. Shipley a Bachelor of Arts, with Honors in Economics, degree in 1982, and a Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, degree in 1985. He was a member of the Missouri Law Review and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and The Order of the Coif.

Mr. Shipley is admitted to practice in the Missouri Bar, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, and the United States District Court for the District of Kansas.

Following graduation from law school, Mr. Shipley served as a law clerk to the Honorable Howard F. Sachs, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri. After practicing with two smaller firms in Clay County for over fifteen years, he founded the Law Offices of Michael S. Shipley, LLC, in 2003. He has been an officer and Director of the Clay County Bar Association for the last several years, and is a member of the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has published articles in the Missouri Law Review and in Barrister magazine.

About Michael S. Shipley

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Death Penalty Litigation
  • Driving While Intoxicated (DWI/DUI)
  • Drug Crimes
  • Sex Offenses
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Assault and Theft offenses
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Business Law
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Civil Rights
  • Police Brutality

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Member

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1987
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas

Other Affiliations

  • Clay County Bar Association (Officer and Director)
  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member)

Education

  • University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri, 1985
    Juris Doctor
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Member, Missouri Law Review
    Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    Honors: Order of the Coif
  • The University of Missouri-Columbia, 1982
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: Honors in Economics

Past Positions

  • Honorable Howard F. Sachs, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, Law Clerk

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204 A East Kansas Liberty, MO 64068 - 2344

Fax

  • 816-781-4088

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

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