Admitted to Practice:Kansas, 1988
Education:J.D. cum laude, Tulane University, 1988
Joe Hemberger represents a number of area banks in all facets of lending, organization and day-to-day operations, such as entity formation and regulatory approval, stock issuance, documenting loans and loan workouts, and representing secured creditors in bankruptcy court and in complex litigation involving collections. Mr. Hemberger represents a wide variety of businesses, holding companies, landlords, tenants, and developers in the sale, purchase, leasing, financing, development, and construction of personal and real property.
His representative clients include Enterprise Bank, CrossFirst Bank, Bank of Blue Valley, Country Club Bank, Great Western Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, as well as other lenders, Freeman Real Estate Holdings Group, LLC, Pinnacle Career Institute, Five Star Quality Care, Inc., Energy Solutions Professionals, The RMR Group LLC, HHC Hotels, L.L.C., and Cunningham Properties.
Mr. Hemberger also represents multiple brokers and shippers of goods in the trucking and transportation industry. He is currently general counsel for Kansas City Peterbilt, Inc. and Utility Trailer Sales of Kansas City, Inc., and he was Kansas City Peterbilt, Inc.’s general manager from 1998 to 2001, gaining valuable experience in a large business’s daily operations and in the transportation industry.
Mr. Hemberger’s experience in commercial litigation is expansive, involving all manners of transactions and business-related torts. His knowledge of business transactions enables him to litigate claims, such as breaches of contract, business torts, bankruptcy, and related commercial disputes.
Mr. Hemberger is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He is an informal advisor to his church on legal matters, and is a member of the Foundation Board of Bishop Miege High School.