Sharon L. Stolte is the Managing Attorney of the firm’s Kansas City office, as well as the leader of the firm's Bankruptcy group. She brings more than 25 years of experience in business law and business and commercial litigation. Sharon’s legal practice focuses on bankruptcy, Chapter 11 debtor and creditor issues, as well as Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 consumer debtor matters. She has represented creditors in all aspects of creditor rights litigation, claim objection litigation, collateral realization, mechanic liens, collections, foreclosures and replevin litigation.
Sharon has also assisted financial institutions, lenders and large suppliers with consumer and commercial restructuring of troubled credits and other business matters. In addition to representing clients before both state and federal courts, she has served as national counsel for several Kansas City-based construction industry firms. As a result of the breadth of her practice and her years of experience, Sharon is well-known and highly-regarded in the Kansas City legal community.
As Managing Attorney of the firm’s Kansas City area offices, Sharon works directly with the firm’s CEO, practice group and senior firm leadership on all aspects of the operation of the Kansas City area’s offices. In her role, Sharon oversees the communication, recruiting, financial management, marketing and business development efforts of the two offices.
Regardless of business size or legal need, Sharon’s focus is always on being a passionate advocate for her clients and tirelessly pursuing their best interests. By taking on their current legal issues as her own and working to solve each problem presented, she takes pride in being able to put everything back together whenever businesses or relationships break down.
In addition to her legal career, Sharon enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her husband and three children and their many sports and activities.