Michael P. Pappas is an associate in the Kansas City office Real Estate Department. Michael has experience advising clients in a wide variety of commercial and residential real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, development, and financing.

Practice Areas


  • University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2018)
    • Outstanding Academic Achievement Award (graduated first in class)
    • UMKC Law Emissary; UMKC Law Honor Court Justice
    • Articles editor, The Urban Lawyer Board
    • CALI Awards in Contracts I and II; Lawyering Skills I; Property II; Business Organizations; Secured Transactions; Real Estate Transactions; Negotiation Mergers and Acquisitions; Sales and Leasing; Corporate Taxation; and Legal Accounting
  • Kansas State University (B.S.)
    • Economics, minor in Political Science

Legal Background

  • Judicial intern, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, The Honorable Beth Philips (2018)
  • Legal extern, United States Attorney's Office (Fall 2017)
  • Summer associate, Lewis Rice LLC (2017)
  • Legal intern, American Multi-Cinema, Inc. (AMC) (Summer 2016)


  • Missouri Bar