Michele O’Malley, Counsel

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Biography

Bringing nearly two decades of commercial and business litigation experience, Michele O’Malley joined Sandberg Phoenix’s Kansas City office in 2016. Michele’s legal practice focuses primarily on real estate litigation matters, including title defect resolution, commercial and residential foreclosures, workouts, commercial landlord-tenant matters, utility easement enforcement, condemnation actions and real estate sales contract disputes.

Michele’s proficiency in receivership law is put into action for lending institutions seeking receivers to manage secured assets. She has also served as defense counsel in lender liability actions.

As a former licensed real estate agent, Michele’s experience navigating the complexities of real estate transactions allows her to help clients resolve difficult situations and guard against future litigation. She provides property owners and insurers with the tools to cure errors in title and loan documents to assure smooth REO closings.

Michele applies her litigation experience to work in a cost efficient manner for all clients. “I really enjoy establishing a personal relationship with my clients,” Michele says. “By understanding their values and establishing goals, I’m able to help by providing cost-effective solutions to their legal needs.” Michele has represented a wide range of clients throughout Missouri and Kansas.

Outside the office, Michele is a co-founder of Project Linus – Topeka Chapter and dedicates her time to meet the organization’s mission: Make, collect and distribute handmade blankets to Northeast Kansas hospitals and other child service organizations to provide comfort for children in distress. Through Michele’s efforts with the Project Linus team, the organization has collected nearly 8,000 blankets. Michele is involved with the Shawnee Mission School District through her children’s school. She is the Past-President and a board member of the PTA and serves on Site Council. Michele enjoys planning trips with her husband and family to visit National Parks.

Background

Michele spent her childhood in a small central Kansas farming community. She graduated from Kansas State University with bachelor’s degrees in secondary education and biology before going on to earn her Juris Doctor, with honors, at Washburn University School of Law. During her legal studies, she served as the Comment Editor for the Washburn Law Journal and was awarded the American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence.

Michele is a member of the Association of Women Lawyers, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, the Johnson County Bar Association, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Kansas Bar Association and the Missouri Bar Association.

Michele is licensed to practice law in the states of Missouri and Kansas and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri and the District of Kansas. Michele is also admitted to practice before the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribal Court.

BIOGRAPHY

Bringing nearly two decades of commercial and business litigation experience, Michele O’Malley joined Sandberg Phoenix’s Kansas City office in 2016. Michele’s legal practice focuses primarily on real estate litigation matters, including title defect resolution, commercial and residential foreclosures, workouts, commercial landlord-tenant matters, utility easement enforcement, condemnation actions and real estate sales contract disputes.

Michele’s proficiency in receivership law is put into action for lending institutions seeking receivers to manage secured assets. She has also served as defense counsel in lender liability actions.

As a former licensed real estate agent, Michele’s experience navigating the complexities of real estate transactions allows her to help clients resolve difficult situations and guard against future litigation. She provides property owners and insurers with the tools to cure errors in title and loan documents to assure smooth REO closings.

Michele applies her litigation experience to work in a cost efficient manner for all clients. “I really enjoy establishing a personal relationship with my clients,” Michele says. “By understanding their values and establishing goals, I’m able to help by providing cost-effective solutions to their legal needs.” Michele has represented a wide range of clients throughout Missouri and Kansas.

Outside the office, Michele is a co-founder of Project Linus – Topeka Chapter and dedicates her time to meet the organization’s mission: Make, collect and distribute handmade blankets to Northeast Kansas hospitals and other child service organizations to provide comfort for children in distress. Through Michele’s efforts with the Project Linus team, the organization has collected nearly 8,000 blankets. Michele is involved with the Shawnee Mission School District through her children’s school. She is the Past-President and a board member of the PTA and serves on Site Council. Michele enjoys planning trips with her husband and family to visit National Parks.

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