Ratings & Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0

    Hurley helped us with our Bankruptcy and it went smoothly, even though there were some complications. Cale is currently helping our daughter through a nasty divorce and custody battle. Excellent work from both.

    — Client

  • 5.0/5.0

    very good,helped me out a lot

    — Client

  • 5.0/5.0

    Michael was very professional and compassionate. I would certainly recommend him to anyone that needs a lawyer in the Clinton area.

    — Client

  • 3.5/5.0

    at a time when a person needs a lawyer they might be biased as to the out come of the law. This firm was excellent in keeping me on track and getting matters taken care of that were beyond my control. Mike Edgett was above and beyond in rep...
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    — Client

Mike Edgett began practicing in 1977 as associate to Senator William J. Cason and has continued in the same firm and its successor in Clinton ever since.  Mike is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and American Association for Justice.  He is past president of the 27th Judicial Circuit Bar Association.  His practice emphasizes personal injury, wrongful death, vehicle crashes, workers’ compensation and other types of litigation.  He handles a variety of cases ranging from personal injury, insurance litigation, fraud in the sale of vehicles and real estate, defective construction and will and trust contests.  Mike has a very active estate planning and probate practice.  He is an experienced mediator.  He is AV rated. 

Mike Edgett is a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church. He is a fourth-degree member of the Knights of Columbus.   He has served on the Board of Directors of the Samaritan Center and is a past Board President.  He is a life member of the Clinton Sunrise Optimist Club and past distinguished President.  He serves on the Board of Directors of the Education Foundation for Clinton Students and is past Chairman and now a member of the recently organized Clinton School District Bright Futures affiliate.  He is the 2014 Greater Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year.  He has received the 2015 Clinton School District Friend of Education Award. He is active in the Heartland Community Theater. He was chosen 2019 Citizen of the Year by the Clinton, Missouri Sunrise Optimist Club.

In 1972, Mike graduated Cum Laude with a BS in Criminal Justice Administration and in 1973 Magna Cum Laud with a MS in Criminal Justice Administration at the University of Central Missouri. He was selected as the Outstanding Graduate Student in the Department of Public Services at University of Central Missouri for the 1972-1973 school year. Before attending law school at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, Mike was an associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice Administration at the University of Central Missouri.

Areas of Practice

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Workers' Compensation Law
  • Wrongful Death
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, and Probate 

Bar Admissions

  • 1977, Missouri
  • 1979, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri

Education

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Class of 1977, J.D.
  • Central Missouri State University, Class of 1973, M.S.
  • Central Missouri State University, Class of 1972,  B.S., Criminal Justice Administration
  • Spokane Community College, A.A., Law Enforcement

Past Employment Positions

  • Central Missouri State University, Instructor - Criminal Justice, 1973 - 1974
  • Eastern Washington State Univ. - Cheney, WA, Instructor - Criminal Justice, 1975
  • Penn Valley College, Instructor - Criminal Justice, 1975 - 1976
  • Office of the Prosecuting Attorney - Cass County, Harrisonville, MO, 1976 - 1977

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Kappa Phi