Mike has a nationwide practice defending clients sued for premises and products liability. He represents companies on a flat-fee alternative billing arrangement. Mike conducts depositions, drafts motions in state and federal courts, negotiates settlements and tries cases.

Mike is an avid traveler and outdoorsman. He has hiked and climbed extensively in Patagonia, South America, summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, and recently swam with blue whales in Sri Lanka. Mike also worked with Friends of the Congo, a Washington, D.C., nonprofit dedicated to bringing about peaceful and lasting change in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He also is the founder of the Law, Chess & Boxing Society at the University of Kansas. 

Publications and Presentations

Michael J. Cappo, Douglas S. Beck & Brandon K. Gutshall, Chapter 8: Intentional and Negligent Misrepresentation, Missouri Tort Law (MoBar 4th ed. 2015).

Practical Uses of Technology in the Practice of Law, October 2015 (with Aaron Hankel and Aaron Kirkland).

Minimizing Damages Over the Course of a Litigation, CLE Presentation, September 2014 (with Martin Bax).