Our Team

Michael F. Barzee

Mike has a nationwide civil litigation practice, advocating for clients on complex commercial and business disputes, construction cases, and surety matters in state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration. Not only does Mike have vast experience doing what it takes to prepare a case for trial or arbitration, Mike has successfully briefed and argued numerous appeals and writs on a wide spectrum of matters before the United States Supreme Court, Missouri Supreme Court, Missouri Court of Appeals and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Prior to joining the firm, Mike clerked for the Honorable Anthony Rex Gabbert of the Missouri Court of Appeals.

  • Construction Litigation
  • Insurance Defense and Coverage Issues
  • Business Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Surety
  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Attorney
  • Missouri Court of Appeals, Honorable Anthony Rex Gabbert, Law Clerk
  • University of Missouri at Kansas City, J.D., 2013, Cum Laude
  • Brigham Young University, B.A., 2007
  • Articles Editor, Urban Lawyer
  • Staff Member, UMKC Law Review
  • Selected as a 2020-2023 Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Clay County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Enjoys spending time with his wife and dog, and watching Royals baseball