Areas of Practice:

  • Workers' Compensation

Licensed In:

  • Kansas
  • Missouri

Michael R. Kauphusman


Mike Kauphusman is about as strategic and methodical as they come. With a deep well of knowledge and more than two decades of experience, he is in the prime of his legal career. As a partner in the Workers’ Compensation Practice Group, Mike is seasoned in defending employers, insurance carriers, and third-party administrators, in both Kansas and Missouri.


The University of Kansas School of Law, J.D.

Baylor University, B.A., Political Science Major, Environmental Studies and History Minor

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Professional Practice

  • Partner, Wallace Saunders, 2007 – Present
  • Associate, Wallace Saunders, 2000 – 2007

Professional Licensure

  • Trial and appellate courts of Kansas and Missouri
  • U.S. District Court of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri

Professional Accomplishments

  • Awarded the “Rising Stars” designation for Kansas and Missouri by Super Lawyers®, 2008-2009

Civic Activities

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Member, Church of the Resurrection, Leawood, Kansas
  • Supporter, Alzheimer’s Association – Heart of America Chapter

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To connect with Mike, reach out via the below email address.