Our practice is limited to civil and criminal litigation in the Federal and Missouri state trial and appellate Courts.  We handle criminal cases, ranging from minor traffic matters to the most serious felonies, including driving while intoxicated (DWI/DUI), drug crimes, sex offenses, white collar crimes, assault & theft offenses.  Civil litigation includes business and commercial lawsuits, serious personal injury and wrongful death suits, civil rights and policy brutality.

We are dedicated to the personal, professional, ethical and aggressive representation of clients in all aspects of civil and criminal litigation.  With outstanding academic credentials and over 30 years of practical experience, we are able to provide excellent legal representation in the affordable and personalized setting of a small town practice.



Our Firm

Location and Hours

​204 E Kansas St., Suite A

Liberty MO 64068 US


(816) 781-0299


Mon - Fri  8:30am -5:00pm
Appointments Available

Evenings & Weekends

Law Offices of Michael S. Shipley Criminal Defense  in Clay County, Mo with 30 years of experience.

​​​Law Offices Of
Michael S. Shipley, LLC
Civil & Criminal Trial Practice

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The Law Offices of Michael S. Shipley routinely handles Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation matters in Kansas City and Liberty, Clay County, and surrounding counties and cites, including  Platte, Jackson, Ray, Clinton and Caldwell  counties.   We also handle matters in Daviess, DeKalb, Grundy, Harrison and other counties throughout Missouri.