Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian, P.C.
1200 Main St Ste 2110
Kansas City, MO 64105
(816) 221-0080 www.whmlaw.com
Mr. Hobbs has extensive experience in both civil and criminal cases with particular emphasis in white collar criminal defense work. He has tried cases in areas such as criminal enforcement of environmental laws, defense of health care prosecutions, representation of individuals and corporations charged with business crimes, and defense of political corruption prosecutions. Mr. Hobbs has also represented individuals charged with violent offenses and sexual assault cases. His practice also involves grand jury representation and pretrial representation of individuals and corporations under investigation for criminal conduct. Mr. Hobbs is the recipient of numerous awards, and he has served on many boards of organizations advocating for criminal defendants.
Missouri, 1982 U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1982 U.S. District Court District of Kansas U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit U.S. Supreme Court
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri J.D. - 1981 University of Kansas B.A. - 1978 Honors: Departmental Honors- History
Classes & Seminars
Criminal Trial Techniques, University of Missouri, Kansas City Law School Litigation Courses, Advisory Board for paralegals at Avila College
Professional Associations & Memberships
KCMBA Criminal Law Committee, Chairman, 1991 - 1992 American Board of Trial Advocates, Member Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Past President ABOTA, West Missouri-East Kansas Chapter, President Former President of the Western District of Missouri/Eastern District of Kansas Chapter of American Board of Trial Attorneys Former Missouri State Chair of the American College of Trial Lawyers Previously served on the Missouri Appellate Commission Member of the Missouri Supreme Court Commission on Race and Ethnic Fairness
Honors & Awards
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association's Congenial Counselor Award Who's Who of Business Crime Lawyers, Who's Who of Business Lawyers ABOTA, West Missouri-East Kansas Chapter, Past Chapter President Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers Fellow, American Board of Criminal Lawyers Fellow, International Society of Barristers Past recipient of the Lon O. Hocker Memorial Trial Lawyer Award bestowed by the Missouri Bar Foundation Named in the Best Lawyers in America publication Named in the Kansas City Business Journal's "Best of the Bar"
Past Employment Positions
Jackson County Public Defender's Office, Investigator & Assistant Public Defender, 1981 - 1984 Linde Thomson Fairchild Langworthy Kohn & Van Dyke, P.C., Attorney, 1984 - 1991 Linde Thomson Fairchild Langworthy Kohn & Van Dyke, P.C., Shareholder, 1987 - 1991