Meet Kansas City Bankruptcy Lawyer Neil S. Sader

Kansas City bankruptcy lawyer Neil S. SaderBankruptcy lawyer Neil Sader grew up throughout the Midwest. He has been practicing law in the Kansas City area since graduating from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1984. Neil maintains an “AV” rating (the highest rating possible) from the Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Rating Service. Additionally, he has earned distinction in the 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024 editions of The Best Lawyers in America as a leading Litigation – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization practitioner in Kansas City, Missouri, and has been recognized in Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers since 2006 for his bankruptcy practice.

Neil has built his practice working with individuals and with businesses, large and small, to provide legal solutions to financial problems. He takes pride in how he and Sader Law Firm offer personal service and high quality, cost effective legal counsel and legal representation to all their clients. He is eager to assist individuals and companies with finding solutions through the bankruptcy process.

Since 1984, Neil has litigated a wide variety of business and bankruptcy related matters throughout state, federal and bankruptcy courts in Missouri and Kansas. He is especially proud of the reputation Sader Law Firm has earned for its focus and success in the field of bankruptcy.

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Whether it involves helping a business continue to operate by stopping a bank or other creditor asserting a default, or creatively working to give a business time it needs to sell property, or land an anticipated new contract, Neil is able to quickly assess the situation and arrive at workable solutions. Neil enjoys using his knowledge of the bankruptcy laws to help clients obtain the results they worked hard to achieve.

On a personal level, Neil enjoys involvement in governmental and community affairs. He remains today a “recovering politician.” He has served on numerous civic boards and committees; he has served as a County and City Planning Commissioner as well as a City Council member in Overland Park, Kansas. Neil coached youth baseball teams and served on the Board of Directors of the Mid-America Chapter of the MS Society and Kansas City Jewish Family & Childrens’ Services. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Jewish Community Relations Bureau in Kansas City. Neil is also a long-suffering Kansas City Chiefs and Royals fan – attending games with his family and friends as often as possible.

For a free phone consultation, or to make an appointment with attorney Neil Sader, then please call Sader Law Firm at (816) 561 1818. For each client, our firm strives to provide the highest level of personalized service before, during and after your bankruptcy is complete.


  • University of Kansas School of Law, J.D., 1984
  • Columbia University, A.B. (Political Science), 1980
  • Peachtree High School, Chamblee, Georgia, 1976

Court Memberships and Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Colorado, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1995
  • Kansas and U.S. District Court of Kansas, 1994
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, 1988
  • Missouri and U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 1984

Professional Associations and Related Experience

  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Johnson County, Kansas Bar Association
  • Kansas City Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Former Staff Member, White House Domestic Policy Staff
  • Delegate, 1996 Democratic National Convention


  • Board Certified – Consumer Bankruptcy Law
    • American Board of Certification, 2000; Recertification, 2006, 2009, 2014 and 2019

The American Board of Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association and is co-sponsored by the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Commercial Law League of America. Neither the Supreme Court of Missouri nor the Missouri Bar reviews or approves certifying organizations or specialist designations.