Brad prides himself on providing demonstrable value to clients with efficient and effective advice.

Overview

Businesses, national banks and loan servicers depend on Brad for his firm grasp of real estate law litigation, lending practices, employment, bankruptcy and creditors' rights issues. He's their go-to lawyer when facing commercial litigation.

Experience

Brad has disposed of hundreds of matters from inception over the years involving leasing, eminent domain, taxation, development, mechanics liens, lien priority, reformation, foreclosure, eviction and various adversary matters.

His appellate experience includes arguing the seminal Kansas Supreme Court case that established how lenders handle second mortgages in default, Fidelity Bank v. King.

Brad served as both trial and appellate counsel to Kansas City area condominium owners and their lenders in a dispute with a subdivision developer over the common area allocated to their property in Fastnacht v. Ge, 488 S.W.3d 178 (Mo.App.W.D., 2016).

Brad has resolved multiple state and federal court claims arising pursuant to state usury laws and represented lenders in Truth Lending (TILA) Residential Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA) litigation.

Sharing his knowledge with others, Brad is a regular presenter at real estate and litigation seminars in the Midwest.

News & Insights

Speaking Engagements

The New ALTA Title Insurance Endorsements Dissected," NBI, Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, 2015,"

"Title Law from Start to Finish," NBI, Inc., Clayton, Missouri, June, 2016

Publications

"Replacement Theory as a Viable Alternative to Equitable Subrogation," Title Insurance Litigation Committee Newsletter, November, 2015

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

Kansas Bar Association

American Bar Association

Missouri Bar Association

Johnson County Bar Association

Kansas City Metro Bar Association

Catholic Youth Organization Volunteer

Johnson County 3 & 2 Youth League Volunteer

Admissions

  • United States District Court for the District of Kansas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • Kansas
  • Missouri

Education

University of Kansas School of Law, J.D.

Fort Hayes State University B.A., with honors

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