Michael C. McIntosh is a member of the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Missouri and has served as Co-Editor of the Family Law Section Newsletter since 1995. He is a founding member and partner in the firm of Schaffer, McIntosh & Effertz P.C. He has been listed in "The Best Lawyers in America, Family Law" since 1995 and "The Marquis Who's Who in America Law" since 1996.
His area of special emphasis is in Domestic Relations/Family Law and Drunk Driving Defense. He has served as a former.. Assistant State Prosecutor in Platte County, Missouri, and a former Assistant Professor in the Paralegal Department of Rockhurst College of Kansas City, Missouri. He has been an Author and Lecturer on numerous occasions regarding specialized subjects dealing with Family Law and Defense of Drunk Drivers for both the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, The Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and other groups and associations.
He attended college at Central Missouri State University (CMSU) where he received a Bachelor of Science in Political Science/Sociology in 1976. He graduated Phi Kappa Phi. He attended law school at the University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) where he graduated with a Juris Doctorate in 1979. He is a member of various organizations and serves on committees at the local and state level in both the Domestic Relations field and the Criminal Defense field. He has been a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) since 1992.
He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and of the National College For DUI Defense/Harvard Law School.