Judge Michael P. Joyce

Guardianship and Conservatorship Workshop

  • Administrative Procedures
  • Annual Report of Guardian
  • Annual Final Accounting
  • Name:  Michael P. Joyce

    Date of Birth:  1960

    Place of Birth: Omaha, Nebraska

    When Appointed:  October 24th, 2012

    By Whom Appointed:  Governor Sam Brownback

    City of Residence:  Leawood, Kansas


    Judge Joyce


    • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 1988
    • Creighton University, B.A., 1982

    Career History:

    • Koenigsdorf & Wyrsch, PC, Wyrsch, Hobbs, Mirakian & Lee, PC, 1988-1997
    • The Joyce Law Firm, LLC, 1997-2000
    • Van Osdol, Magruder, Erickson & Redmond, PC, Van Osdol & Magruder, PC, 2000-2012

    Civic and Professional Activities:

    • Member of the Johnson County, Missouri, Kansas and Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Associations
    • Johnson County Bar Association Community Outreach Committee, Co-Chair, 2009 to present
    • Member of the Board of Directors for the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, 2007
    • KCMBA Bar Leadership Academy, Program Co-chair 2004-2005; graduate 2004
    • Teacher, University of Missouri – Kansas City Law School, Criminal Sentencing: Theory, Practice and Procedure, 1997-2001

    Awards and Recognitions:

    • Named a “Super Lawyer” (the top 5% of lawyers in Kansas and Missouri) by Law & Politics/KC Magazine’s Super Lawyers Magazine in 2008-2012
    • Rated as an AV Preeminent Lawyer in Martindale-Hubbell
    • President’s Award from the KCMBA in 2000