Practice Groups


Insurance issues can escalate from simple to complex quickly, and you need attorneys able to handle it all. With Wallace Saunders, you can rest assured the attorneys in our Insurance Practice Group have a command of insurance law and litigation. In fact, the firm was founded more than 50 years ago with insurance at the core of our practice.

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Founded as a litigation firm in 1963, our attorneys carry on our tradition of substantial deposition and courtroom experience, with hands-on training that begins early in every attorney’s career. The litigation department is the largest practice area at Wallace Saunders, with more than half of our attorneys working under the Litigation Practice Area umbrella.

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Mike is a devoted family man, and enjoys spending time with friends.

Hardworking Energetic Detail-Oriented


  • Washburn University School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • The University of Kansas, B.S., Journalism
  • Washburn School of Law, Kansas College of Advocacy, Trial Tactics and Techniques Institute

Professional Practice

  • 1984-present: Wallace Saunders
    • 1989-present: Partner
  • 1979-1984: Kansas Insurance Department
    • Attorney
  • 1979-1984: State of Kansas
    • Assistant Attorney General
  • 1982-1984: Kansas Healthcare Stabilization Fund
    • Managing Attorney
  • 1980-1981: Washburn University
    • Adjunct Professor
    • Legal Research and Writing

Professional Licensure

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

Professional Accomplishments

  • Expert speaker on insurance, litigation and trial-related issues to local and statewide organizations
  • Author and editor of nationally distributed manuals on Kansas no-fault and uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage

Civic Activities

  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Kansas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute

News + Events + Alerts

Changes to Damage Caps in Missouri and Kansas

The Missouri Supreme Court recently issued a decision finding the statutory cap on punitive damages is unconstitutional for most civil claims. In Kansas, the cap on non-economic damages has increased through a statutory amendment.

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Hobbs Testifies Before Kansas Senate Committee

Wallace Saunders attorney Douglas C. Hobbs was recently honored with a request from the Kansas Society for Human Resource Management to testify on behalf of employers and workers compensation insurers in Kansas before the Senate Standing Committee on Commerce.  Mr. Hobbs was tasked with voicing opposition to proposed changes to the Kansas Workers Compensation Act which would relax recent favorable statutory amendments affecting exposure in functional impairment cases.   

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Overland Park, KS

10111 West 87th Street
Overland Park, KS 66212

P: 913.888.1000

F: 913.888.1065

Wichita, KS

200 West Douglas Suite 400
Wichita, KS 67202

P: 316.269.2100

F: 316.269.2479

Springfield, MO

901 St. Louis Street Suite 702
Springfield, MO 65806

P: 417.866.2300

F: 417.866.2444

Kansas City, MO

By Appointment Only
2300 Main Street Suite 900
Kansas City, MO 64108

P: 816.448.3154

F: 913.888.1065