Texas – State Courts, Northern, Southern, and Western U.S. District Courts, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Mississippi – State Courts, Northern and Southern U.S. District Courts, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Colorado – State Courts
Insurance Claims (property and casualty, duty to defend and duty to indemnify, bad faith)
Estate Matters (focusing on probate disputes)
Car and semi-truck accidents
Kansas Trial Lawyers Association (Eagle Member)
Texas Bar Association (Insurance Law Section member)
Mississippi Bar Association (Women in the Profession Section Member)
Michelle grew up in both Topeka and Wichita. Michelle was an avid soccer player and eventually went on to play soccer at Wartburg College in Waverly, IA, where she was a varsity letter-woman all four years. After college, Michelle moved back to Wichita where she worked as a case manager with persons with severe and persistent mental illness. This is where Michelle learned she had a passion for law.
Michelle attended Washburn University School of Law and graduated at the top of her class with Dean's Honors in 2011. During this time, Michelle met her husband Brian. Michelle then moved to Mississippi for a year and a half and became licensed to practice law. Michelle worked as a general practitioner for a firm in Tupelo, MS.
After moving to San Antonio, TX in August 2012, Michelle also became licensed to practice law in Texas. Michelle has worked as an Insurance Litigation Attorney throughout Texas since June 2013 representing insured persons and businesses with their property and casualty claim disputes with their insurer. Michelle was named a 2017 Rising Star by San Antonio Scene Magazine. In May 2017, Michelle opened her own law practice continuing to focus on property and casualty cases in both Texas and Mississippi.
In June 2019, Michelle moved back to Wichita and became admitted to practice law in Kansas. Michelle continues to focus her work on Insurance Litigation as well as other civil litigation matters.
Michelle and her husband Brian have four children, Madeleine, Celia, Isaiah, and Talia. Michelle has a passion for baking, interior design, and DIY projects.