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awyers will be the first to tell you this: lots of people say they don’t like lawyers … until they need a good one. That’s what this section of 435 Magazine is all about. With the help of a company that rates lawyers across America, we have compiled a list of the best lawyers, categorized by specialties, and also have singled out a few as the Best Lawyers of the year. The details of the selection process are outlined elsewhere in this section (lawyers made us do it), but the key aspect to note is that selections were made from a vote of peers — other lawyers. Lawyers can’t buy a place on the list, nor do they have to buy anything to get on the list. It’s an election, and it’s been held annually for more than three decades. Take some time to cruise through the names to see if one is a relative, a friend, a neighbor or — best of all — your lawyer. Methodology for Best Lawyers® This list is excerpted from the 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the pre-eminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. Published since 1983, Best Lawyers lists attorneys in 137 specialties, representing all 50 states, who have been chosen through an exhaustive survey in which thousands of the nation's top lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The 2015 Edition of Best Lawyers is based on more than 5.5 million evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. The method used to compile Best Lawyers remains unchanged since the first edition was compiled more than 30 years ago. Lawyers are chosen for inclusion based solely on the vote of their peers. Listings cannot be bought, and no purchase is required to be included. In this regard, Best Lawyers remains

the gold standard of reliability and integrity in lawyer ratings. The nomination pool for the 2015 Edition consisted of all lawyers whose names appeared in the previous edition of Best Lawyers, lawyers who were nominated since the previous survey, and new nominees solicited from listed attorneys. In general, lawyers were asked to vote only on nominees in their own specialty in their own jurisdiction. Lawyers in closely related specialties were asked to vote across specialties, as were lawyers in smaller jurisdictions. Where specialties are national or international in nature, lawyers were asked to vote nationally as well as locally. Voting lawyers were also given an opportunity to offer more detailed comments on nominees. Each year, half of the voting pool receives fax or email ballots; the other half is polled by phone.

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Credit These lists are excerpted from The Best Lawyers in America® 2015, which includes listings for more than 50,000 lawyers in 137 specialties, in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The Best Lawyers in America® is published by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, South Carolina and can be ordered directly from the publisher. For information call 803-648-0300; write 237 Park Ave., SW, Suite 101, Aiken, SC 29801; email info@ bestlawyers.com; or visit www.bestlawyers.com. Online subscriptions to Best Lawyers® databases are available at www.bestlawyers.com

Voting lawyers were provided this general guideline for determining if a nominee should be listed among "the best": "If you had a close friend or relative who needed a real estate lawyer (for example), and you could not handle the case yourself, to whom would you refer them?" All votes and comments were solicited with a guarantee of confidentiality-a critical factor in the viability and validity of Best Lawyers surveys. To ensure the rigor of the selection process, lawyers were urged to use only their highest standards when voting, and to evaluate each nominee based only on his or her individual merits. The additional comments were used to make more accurate comparisons between voting patterns and weight votes accordingly. Best Lawyers uses various methodological tools to identify and correct

for anomalies in both the nomination and voting process. Ultimately, of course, a lawyer's inclusion is based on the subjective judgments of his or her fellow attorneys. While it is true that the lists may at times disproportionately reward visibility or popularity, the breadth of the survey, the candor of the respondents, and the sophistication of the polling methodology largely correct for any biases. For all these reasons, Best Lawyers lists continue to represent the most reliable, accurate and useful guide to the best lawyers in the United States available anywhere. Best Lawyers lists are available at www.bestlawyers. com. "Best Lawyers" and "The Best Lawyers in America" are registered trademarks of Woodward/White Inc.

Disclaimer and Copyright These lists are excerpted from The Best Lawyers in America© 2015, which includes listings for more than 52,000 lawyers in 137 specialties, in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The Best Lawyers in America© is published by Woodward/White Inc., Aiken, S.C., and can be ordered directly from the publisher. For information call (803) 648-0300; write 237 Park Ave, SW, Suite 101, Aiken, SC 29801; email info@bestlawyers.com; or visit www.bestlawyers.com. Online subscriptions to Best Lawyers databases are available at www.bestlawyers.com. Woodward/White Inc. has used its best efforts in assembling material for this list but does not warrant that the information contained herein is complete or accurate, and does not assume, and hereby disclaims, any liability to any person for any loss or damage caused by errors or omissions herein whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident, or any other cause. All listed attorneys have been verified as being members in good standing with their respective state bar associations as of July 1, 2014, where that information is publicly available. Consumers should contact their state bar for verification and additional information prior to securing legal services of any attorney. Copyright 2014 by Woodward/White Inc., Aiken, S.C. All rights reserved. This list, or parts thereof, must not be reproduced in any form without permission. No commercial use of this list may be made without permission of Woodward/White, Inc. No fees may be charged, directly or indirectly, for the use of this list without permission. "The Best Lawyers in America" and "Best Lawyers" are registered trademarks of Woodward/White, Inc.

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William H. Sanders, Jr. Sanders Warren & Russell Kent Sullivan Kent Sullivan

Administrative/ Regulatory Law Lawrence D. Greenbaum McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Reid F. Holbrook Holbrook and Brack, Attorneys at Law Antitrust Law Thomas H. Brill Law Office of Thomas H. Brill Gregory P. Goheen McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips John G. O'Connor Robb, Taylor & O'Connor Appellate Practice Jeff K. Brown Logan Logan & Watson Douglas M. Greenwald McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Terry Lynn Karnaze Terry Karnaze James D. Oliver Foulston Siefkin Arbitration

Banking and Finance Law Bradley R. Finkeldei Stevens & Brand George D. Halper McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Michael H. Berman Berman & Rabin Carl Clark Lentz Clark Deines Chris W. Henry Payne & Jones Thomas M. Mullinix III Evans & Mullinix Wesley F. Smith Stevens & Brand Bet-the-Company Litigation J. Nick Badgerow Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Greg L. Musil Polsinelli James D. Oliver Foulston Siefkin

J. Nick Badgerow Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Jerome V. Bales Douthit Frets Rouse Gentile & Rhodes

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Brett C. Bogan Lathrop & Gage Richard L. Zinn Barber Emerson Civil Rights Law Michael K. Seck Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith Michelle R. Stewart Hinkle Law Firm Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Richard L. Zinn Barber Emerson Collaborative Law: Family Law Ellen S. Goldman Law Office of Ellen S. Goldman Commercial Litigation Christopher B. Bacon Lowe, Farmer, Bacon & Roe J. Nick Badgerow Spencer Fane Britt & Browne R. Scott Beeler Lathrop & Gage

Scott Beeler Lathrop & Gage Edward M. Boyle McCormick, Gordon, Bloskey & Poirier Terrence Campbell Barber Emerson Bradley R. Finkeldei Stevens & Brand Gregory P. Goheen McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Thomas A. Hamill Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace and Bauer Jennifer M. Hannah Lathrop & Gage Fred J. Logan, Jr. Logan Logan & Watson Greg L. Musil Polsinelli Scott C. Nehrbass Foulston Siefkin Michael G. Norris Norris & Keplinger James D. Oliver Foulston Siefkin Anthony F. Rupp Foulston Siefkin Timothy J. Sear Polsinelli Frederick K. Starrett Douthit Frets Rouse Gentile & Rhodes Kent Sullivan Kent Sullivan

J. Ryan Erker Thomas J. Erker Erker Law Firm, PA

Family Law and Criminal Defense

J. Ryan Erker, Thomas J. Erker

130 N Cherry St., Ste. 203 Olathe, KS 66061 Tel: (913) 829-2500 Fax: (913) 829-334 erkerlaw.com

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The Erker Law Firm - a place for families to turn in difficult times. Our clients never expect to find themselves or family members in the midst of an investigation, criminal charges, or domestic litigation, but we’re here to help when they do. We understand the stress individuals face as they worry about consequences for their families, their employment, and their future. The Erker Law Firm offers more than 40 years of combined experience in resolving legal issues of varying degrees with a commitment to excellence in every case. Whether you face police questioning, trial, litigation, or appellate issues, we have the necessary skill to guide you through the process. We also work to help young families by planning for future issues with simple wills and trusts. The Erker Law Firm - your trusted ally in the face of legal issues.


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Craig S. O’Dear Bryan Cave LLP On his best day as a lawyer … As a trial lawyer, my best day is the day the jury foreperson reports a verdict in favor of my client. But there are many more “best days” that are far less dramatic, such as when you assist your client in avoiding a legal problem or resolving one quietly and favorably. On the most satisfying aspect of his career … My greatest satisfaction is when I am able to assist a client in achieving a favorable, cost-effective resolution to their legal problem, or when I am able to advise a client regarding how to conduct their affairs to avoid or minimize legal problems. On his decision to become a lawyer … Honestly? I wanted to become a trial lawyer to learn the public speaking and communication skills I would need to be successful in a political career. I found I loved litigation and taking depositions and trying cases to juries, and I enjoyed the process of helping people and companies resolve their legal problems. So I stayed with it.

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Curtis L. Tideman Lathrop & Gage Deryl Wynn McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips

DUI/DWI Defense

Construction Law

Education Law

Mark A. Andersen Barber Emerson Jerome V. Bales Douthit Frets Rouse Gentile & Rhodes Jennifer M. Hannah Lathrop & Gage Michael G. Norris Norris & Keplinger Bruce B. Waugh Bruce Waugh Mediations

Peter K. Curran Stevens & Brand Mark A. Ferguson Gates, Shields & Ferguson Bradley R. Finkeldei Stevens & Brand Gregory P. Goheen McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Curtis L. Tideman Lathrop & Gage Deryl Wynn McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips

Copyright Law Michael Elbein Hovey Williams Lawrence A. Swain Polsinelli Michael Yakimo, Jr. Erickson, Kernell, Derusseau & Kleypas Corporate Law Carl A. Gallagher McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Webster L. Golden Stevens & Brand Thomas K. Jones Payne & Jones Alson R. Martin Lathrop & Gage James D. Oliver Foulston Siefkin William P. Trenkle, Jr. Foulston Siefkin Harry E. Wigner, Jr. Lathrop & Gage Stanley N. Woodworth Douthit Frets Rouse Gentile & Rhodes Richard L. Zinn Barber Emerson Criminal Defense: Non-WhiteCollar Thomas J. Bath, Jr. Bath & Edmonds Carl E. Cornwell Cornwell Vokins John M. Duma Duma Law Offices Thomas J. Erker Erker Law Firm Ryan Hare Norton Hare J. Richard Lake Lake Law Firm

Frank A. Caro, Jr. Polsinelli James G. Flaherty Anderson & Byrd James P. Zakoura Smithyman & Zakoura Family Law

Molly M. Wood Stevens & Brand

Anne E. Burke Manson Karbank Burke Jane Eldredge Barber Emerson Mark A. Hannah Law Firm of Mark Hannah Sherri E. Loveland Stevens & Brand T. Bradley Manson Manson Karbank Burke Jason C. McClasky Short, Borth & Thilges Dana L. Parks Hubbard, Ruzicka, Kreamer & Kincaid Amanda A. Thilges Short, Borth & Thilges

Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Mark A. Andersen Barber Emerson Timothy P. Orrick Orrick & Erskine Eldon J. Shields Gates, Shields & Ferguson Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Gregory L. Ash Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Robert A. Browning Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Lawrence Jenab Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Lisa Hund Lattan Utz & Lattan Alson R. Martin Lathrop & Gage Kenneth A. Mason Spencer Fane Britt & Browne John L. Utz Utz & Lattan Employment Law - Individuals

Employment Law - Management

Thomas J. Bath, Jr. Bath & Edmonds James L. Eisenbrandt Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt Robin D. Fowler Bath & Edmonds

Energy Law

Elder Law

David S. Baker Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith Joseph R. Colantuono Colantuono Bjerg Guinn

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

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Carl A. Gallagher McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Gregory P. Goheen McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips David F. Menghini McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Michael K. Seck Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith David L. Wing Spencer Fane Britt & Browne

David S. Baker Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith Daniel B. Boatright Littler Mendelson Vaughn Burkholder Foulston Siefkin Joseph R. Colantuono Colantuono Bjerg Guinn Wendell F. Cowan Foulston Siefkin Ryan B. Denk McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Mark A. Ferguson Gates, Shields & Ferguson

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Joseph R. Colantuono Colantuono Bjerg Guinn Carl A. Gallagher McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Gregory P. Goheen McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips David F. Menghini McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips David L. Wing Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Labor Law - Union Robert J. Henry Blake & Uhlig Land Use and Zoning Law Bradley R. Finkeldei Stevens & Brand Lewis A. Heaven, Jr. Lathrop & Gage Greg L. Musil Polsinelli Curtis J. Petersen Polsinelli Timothy J. Sear Polsinelli Legal Malpractice Law Defendants Roger W. Warren Sanders Warren & Russell Litigation - Antitrust Thomas H. Brill Law Office of Thomas H. Brill James D. Oliver Foulston Siefkin

Family Law Mediation

Litigation - Banking and Finance

Mark A. Hannah Law Firm of Mark Hannah

Charles A. Getto McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Scott C. Nehrbass Foulston Siefkin James D. Oliver Foulston Siefkin

Health Care Law Laura J. Bond Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Peter K. Curran Stevens & Brand Mark A. Lynch Simpson, Logback, Lynch, Norris Andrew R. Ramirez Lathrop & Gage Information Technology Law James J. Kernell Erickson, Kernell, Derusseau & Kleypas Insurance Law

Litigation - Bankruptcy Michael H. Berman Berman & Rabin Carl Clark Lentz Clark Deines Litigation - Construction J. Nick Badgerow Spencer Fane Britt & Browne R. Scott Beeler Lathrop & Gage Michael K. Seck Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith

Wendell F. Cowan Foulston Siefkin William A. Mallory Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace and Bauer William H. Sanders, Jr. Sanders Warren & Russell

Litigation - ERISA

Labor Law - Management

Carl A. Gallagher McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips

Daniel B. Boatright Littler Mendelson

Gregory L. Ash Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Lawrence Jenab Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Litigation - First Amendment


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Litigation - Health Care M. Bradley Watson Logan Logan & Watson Litigation - Insurance William H. Sanders, Jr. Sanders Warren & Russell Litigation - Intellectual Property John M. Collins Hovey Williams Gerald M. Kraai Lathrop & Gage Scott C. Nehrbass Foulston Siefkin Litigation - Labor and Employment J. Nick Badgerow Spencer Fane Britt & Browne David S. Baker Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith Vaughn Burkholder Foulston Siefkin Joseph R. Colantuono Colantuono Bjerg Guinn Wendell F. Cowan Foulston Siefkin Carl A. Gallagher McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips

Gregory P. Goheen McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Michael K. Seck Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith David L. Wing Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Litigation - Land Use and Zoning

Litigation - Real Estate R. Scott Beeler Lathrop & Gage Greg L. Musil Polsinelli Scott C. Nehrbass Foulston Siefkin

R. Scott Beeler Lathrop & Gage Lewis A. Heaven, Jr. Lathrop & Gage Greg L. Musil Polsinelli Timothy J. Sear Polsinelli

Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Litigation - Municipal

James D. Oliver Foulston Siefkin Timothy J. Sear Polsinelli

Toby Crouse Foulston Siefkin Carl A. Gallagher McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Gregory P. Goheen McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Anthony F. Rupp Foulston Siefkin Michael K. Seck Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith Litigation - Patent John M. Collins Hovey Williams

Boothe Law & Mediation, LLC

Carly F. Boothe Mediation is a lower cost, more amicable means to resolve your family law matters and parent-adolescent conflicts. Serving as your mediator, we help you maintain a functioning, healthy family unit despite a change in legal and living arrangements. As attorney mediators, we can prepare all the necessary documents to complete the legal process from start to finish. Please contact us to see if cost-effective mediation is right for your family. 913-890-4790 www.BootheLaw.com 114 North Cherry Olathe, KS 66061 Tel: (913) 890-4790 Fax: (913) 890-4794 Carly@BootheLaw.com BootheLaw.com

James D. Oliver Foulston Siefkin Litigation - Securities

Litigation - Trusts and Estates Shannon K. Barks Lathrop & Gage James B. Betterman Lathrop & Gage Terrence Campbell Barber Emerson Matthew H. Hoy Stevens & Brand Calvin J. Karlin Barber Emerson

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Scott K. Martinsen Kirkland Woods & Martinsen Litigation and Controversy - Tax Greg L. Musil Polsinelli Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs Rex A. Sharp Gunderson & Sharp Mediation J. Nick Badgerow Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Jerome V. Bales Douthit Frets Rouse Gentile & Rhodes M. Warren McCamish McCamish Law William H. Sanders, Jr. Sanders Warren & Russell E. Dudley Smith Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith Kent Sullivan Kent Sullivan Medical Malpractice Law Defendants Jeff K. Brown Logan Logan & Watson

Brad Manson Anne E. Burke Manson Karbank Burke

Brad Manson is a litigation attorney practicing in valuation disputes and real estate. He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 1989; the Kansas City Business Journal’s Best of the Bar; and the Worldwide Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs. Anne Burke is a litigation attorney and a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. She has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America since 1995, the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers and Super Lawyers for Kansas and Missouri making her among the top 5% of the Kansas and Missouri attorneys so designated. 84 Corporate Woods 10801 Mastin, Ste. 430 Overland Park, KS 66210 Tel: (913) 498-8080 info@mkblawkc.com

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Reid F. Holbrook Holbrook and Brack, Attorneys at Law Scott K. Logan Logan Logan & Watson Mark A. Lynch Simpson, Logback, Lynch, Norris M. Warren McCamish McCamish Law Kelly A. Ricke Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith Anthony F. Rupp Foulston Siefkin M. Bradley Watson Logan Logan & Watson Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs James Bartimus Bartimus, Frickleton, Robertson & Goza Kirk J. Goza Bartimus, Frickleton, Robertson & Goza David A. Hoffman Vasos Law Offices Bradley D. Honnold Bartimus, Frickleton, Robertson & Goza M. Warren McCamish McCamish Law Donald W. Vasos Vasos Law Offices

Mining Law James D. Oliver Foulston Siefkin Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Michael L. Zevitz South & Associates Municipal Law Gregory P. Goheen McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips John D. Petersen Polsinelli Anthony F. Rupp Foulston Siefkin Native American Law Russell A. Brien Brien Law Natural Resources Law John C. Peck Foulston Siefkin Non-Profit / Charities Law Patrick E. McGrath The McGrath Law Firm

William K. Waugh III Lathrop & Gage Patent Law John M. Collins Hovey Williams Gerald M. Kraai Lathrop & Gage Lawrence A. Swain Polsinelli Michael Yakimo, Jr. Erickson, Kernell, Derusseau & Kleypas Personal Injury Litigation Defendants Jeff K. Brown Logan Logan & Watson Charles A. Getto McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Leigh C. Hudson Hudson & Mullies Bruce Keplinger Norris & Keplinger M. Warren McCamish McCamish Law Scott C. Nehrbass Foulston Siefkin Kelly A. Ricke Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith Anthony F. Rupp Foulston Siefkin

Bradley S. Russell Sanders Warren & Russell Michael K. Seck Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith E. Dudley Smith Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith Todd N. Thompson Thompson Ramsdell & Qualseth Roger W. Warren Sanders Warren & Russell Personal Injury Litigation Plaintiffs James Bartimus Bartimus, Frickleton, Robertson & Goza Bryson R. Cloon Cloon Law Firm Michael P. Crow Crow & Associates James P. Frickleton Bartimus, Frickleton, Robertson & Goza Kirk J. Goza Bartimus, Frickleton, Robertson & Goza Bradley D. Honnold Bartimus, Frickleton, Robertson & Goza M. Warren McCamish McCamish Law Michael L. Sexton Sexton & Shelor

Christopher Angles

Dana L. Parks

Criminal Defense

Family Law

The Angles Law Firm, LLC Christopher Angles is a criminal defense attorney serving clients in Kansas and Missouri. Angles vigorously defends those accused of serious offenses including financial crimes, drug offenses, robberies, and other serious crimes at all stages in the federal, state, juvenile and municipal courts.He has achieved the prestigious AV Preeminent Rating, and since 2011 has been included every year in Super Lawyer’s Top 50 Lawyers in Kansas City.

1609 W. 92nd St. Kansas City, MO 64114 Tel: (816) 471-5777 Fax: (816) 471-5778 angleslaw.com

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Hubbard, Ruzicka, Kreamer & Kincaid L.C.

Specialty

Dana has spent the majority of her 27-year legal career concentrating on family law. She handles all aspects of family law, including divorce litigation, collaborative law, maintenance, child support, custody, visitation, paternity, and step-parent adoptions. Dana is active in the Collaborative Divorce Professionals of Greater Kansas City, and is a founding member of Collaborative Divorce Kansas City. Dana takes a practical approach to her cases and strives to explore creative and unique solutions her to client’s family law issues. 130 North Cherry, PO Box 550 Olathe, KS 66062 Tel: (913) 782-2350 Fax: (913) 782-2012 E-mail: dparks@hrkklaw.com hrkklaw.com


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Patricia A. Sexton Polsinelli As the wife of Chiefs GM John Dorsey, how do you balance the power couple career? We would never think of ourselves as a power couple. John wears a sweatshirt to work whenever possible and our favorite thing to do is spend time with our kids. Our lives revolve around family and football. On her worst day as a lawyer ‌ Like many people in the profession, some of my closest friends are lawyers. Last December, I lost a friend from law school to untreated depression. His death was very unexpected and a tragedy. That day will stand out in my memory forever. I will always recall where I was and what I was doing when I received the news. On her greatest concern for the profession ‌ My greatest concern is the job market for young and recently graduated lawyers, and the level of their law school debt. These are not easy times for new lawyers. The beginning of a legal career should be marked by hope and excitement, and I am concerned that is being overcome by anxiety about the future due to finances.

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William J. Skepnek Skepnek Law Firm Fred Spigarelli The Spigarelli Law Firm Donald W. Vasos Vasos Law Offices

Kenneth L. Weltz Lathrop & Gage James M. Yeretsky Yeretsky & Maher

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Real Estate Law

Product Liability Litigation Defendants

Mark A. Andersen Barber Emerson Michael Book Duggan, Shadwick, Doerr & Kurlbaum Thomas S. Busch Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace and Bauer Michael P. Crow Crow & Associates Peter K. Curran Stevens & Brand Lewis A. Heaven, Jr. Lathrop & Gage Richard H. Hertel Spencer Fane Britt & Browne John D. Petersen Polsinelli David E. Waters Lathrop & Gage Harry E. Wigner, Jr. Lathrop & Gage Stanley N. Woodworth Douthit Frets Rouse Gentile & Rhodes Richard L. Zinn Barber Emerson

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Charles A. Getto McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Product Liability Litigation Plaintiffs James P. Frickleton Bartimus, Frickleton, Robertson & Goza Kirk J. Goza Bartimus, Frickleton, Robertson & Goza Donald W. Vasos Vasos Law Offices Public Finance Law Scott W. Anderson SA Legal Advisors Railroad Law Gregory F. Maher Yeretsky & Maher

James D. Oliver Foulston Siefkin

Russell A. Brien Brien Law

William K. Waugh III Lathrop & Gage Rebecca J. Wempe Stevens & Brand Richard L. Zinn Barber Emerson Technology Law Gerald M. Kraai Lathrop & Gage

Sports Law Thomas S. Busch Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace and Bauer Richard J. Evrard Bond, Schoeneck & King Michael S. Glazier Bond, Schoeneck & King Stephen R. Morgan Bond, Schoeneck & King Tax Law

Trademark Law Michael Elbein Hovey Williams Gerald M. Kraai Lathrop & Gage Thomas B. Luebbering Hovey Williams Michael Yakimo, Jr. Erickson, Kernell, Derusseau & Kleypas Trusts and Estates

Eric L. Hansen Payne & Jones Thomas K. Jones Payne & Jones Alson R. Martin Lathrop & Gage Lyle D. Pishny Lathrop & Gage William P. Trenkle, Jr. Foulston Siefkin

Shannon K. Barks Lathrop & Gage James B. Betterman Lathrop & Gage Peter W. Brown Lathrop & Gage Webster L. Golden Stevens & Brand

John M. Duma & Michael C. Duma Duma Law Offices, LLC Criminal Defense

Michael C. Duma, John M. Duma

303 E. Poplar Olathe, KS 66061 Tel: (913) 782-7072 Fax: (913) 782-1383 michael@dumalaw.com john@dumalaw.com dumalawoffices.com

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Duma Law Offices, LLC is one of Kansas City’s premier criminal defense law firms. John M. Duma and Michael C. Duma, father and son, represent individuals charged with crimes ranging from DUI and simple misdemeanors to the most serious felony offenses in state and federal court. John Duma has represented clients accused of crimes for over thirty years and has been recognized for his excellence in criminal defense by Ingram’s Magazine, Martindale Hubbell, and U.S. News and World Report. Michael Duma, a

former criminal prosecutor, is one of Kansas City’s up and coming attorneys who has developed a reputation as a relentless advocate for his clients. In 2014, he was awarded a Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys. Together, John and Michael believe a criminal defense attorney’s highest calling is to fight for someone that is wrongly accused, be with them through the process of being prosecuted, and walk out of the courtroom with them when a verdict of not guilty is returned.


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Evan H. Ice Stevens & Brand Calvin J. Karlin Barber Emerson Jodde Olsen Lanning Payne & Jones Scott K. Martinsen Kirkland Woods & Martinsen Wendy Byers Marvin Wendy Marvin Law Office Lyle D. Pishny Lathrop & Gage William P. Trenkle, Jr. Foulston Siefkin William K. Waugh III Lathrop & Gage Rebecca J. Wempe Stevens & Brand Steven C. Willman Douthit Frets Rouse Gentile & Rhodes Richard D. Woods Kirkland Woods & Martinsen Richard L. Zinn Barber Emerson Water Law John C. Peck Foulston Siefkin Workers' Compensation Law Claimants Timothy M. Alvarez The Alvarez Law Firm Derek R. Chappell Gary L. Jordan, Attorney at Law Dennis Horner Horner & Duckers Gary L. Jordan Gary L. Jordan, Attorney at Law Mark E. Kolich Mark E. Kolich James E. Martin Law Offices of James E. Martin Patrick R. Nichols Associates in Dispute Resolution Michael R. Wallace Law Office of Michael R. Wallace Workers' Compensation Law Employers Anton C. Andersen McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Vaughn Burkholder Foulston Siefkin Wade A. Dorothy The Dorothy Law Firm Elizabeth Reid Dotson McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Donald J. Fritschie Wallace, Saunders, Austin, Brown & Enochs Frederick J. Greenbaum McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Rex W. Henoch Rex W. Henoch John David Jurcyk McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Eric T. Lanham McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Timothy G. Lutz Wallace, Saunders, Austin, Brown & Enochs

David F. Menghini McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Clifford K. Stubbs McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Denise E. Tomasic Tomasic & Rehorn Thomas J. Walsh McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips James P. Wolf McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips Missouri Administrative / Regulatory Law Martin J. Bregman Stinson Leonard Street Antitrust Law James R. Eiszner, Jr. Shook, Hardy & Bacon Patrick J. Stueve Stueve Siegel Hanson R. Lawrence Ward Polsinelli Curtis E. Woods Dentons Appellate Practice J. Emmett Logan Stinson Leonard Street William E. Quirk Polsinelli R. Kent Sellers Lathrop & Gage Steve Six Stueve Siegel Hanson Jonathan Sternberg Jonathan Sternberg, Attorney Arbitration Jay A. Daugherty Shaffer Lombardo Shurin John R. Phillips Husch Blackwell Richard H. Ralston The Ralston Law Group Aviation Law John W. Cowden Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice Banking and Finance Law Bruce E. Baty Dentons Brent C. Erwood Stinson Leonard Street Daniel J. Flanigan Polsinelli Norman E. Fretwell Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Karen L. Garrett Stinson Leonard Street H. Steven Graham Lathrop & Gage Mark Hargrave Stinson Leonard Street David V. Kenner Levy Craig Law Firm Mike W. Lochmann Stinson Leonard Street

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Claudia J. Dawson Law Office of Claudia J. Dawson

Family Law Since 2007 Claudia has practiced exclusively in family law and primarily in Johnson County. She is a member of the Johnson County Family Law Inn of Court, and in 2014, she was named “Top 10 Under 40” in Kansas by the National Association of Family Law Attorneys, and she received the Kansas Bar Association Pro Bono Award. She takes the time to listen to your concerns, educate you about the system and the process, and help you make the best choices for you and your family.

303 E. Poplar St. Olathe, KS 66061 Tel: (913) 948-5551 Fax: (913) 782-1383 cjd@claudiajdawsonlaw.com claudiajdawsonlaw.com

Congratulations to

Lucy McShane President of Friends of Infant and Toddler Services of Johnson County

Lucy McShane is a partner at the law firm of McShane & Brady, LLC. Her practice specializes in Plaintiff’s Personal Injury with a focus on privacy and HIPAA violations. Lucy is dedicated to her community and was recently voted President of Friends of Infant and Toddler Services of Johnson County, a non-profit charity which supports children, birth to 3 years old, with developmental delays or disabilities.

McShane & Brady, LLC

1656 Washington St., Ste 140│Kansas City, MO 64108 Tel: (816) 888-8010│Fax: ( 816)332-6295

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Victoria R. Westerhaus Stinson Leonard Street LLP On her best day as a lawyer ‌ Transaction closing day, when weeks of work by our Stinson deal team come together to achieve a client's business goals. I take great pride in seeing our clients succeed and in the role our firm played in that success. On her worst day as a lawyer ‌ The day after the deal closes. After weeks of intense activity, you need a bit of time to decompress and recover from "deal fatigue." Advice to someone considering law as a profession: The line from Shakespeare's "Henry VI, Part 2," comes to mind: "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers." I would politely point out that the phrase was actually intended to praise lawyers for their role in society, providing objective, independent thinking and working for justice in order to avoid chaos and rebellion. What she would say to a young person thinking about becoming a lawyer: Go for it! Education is the one thing that no one can ever take away from you, and the critical and analytical thinking taught in law schools will be helpful at all stages of life and in all careers. I would, however, caution the young person to avoid excessive student loans and encourage the young person to get practical business experience that could help in the job search after graduation.

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C. Robert Monroe Stinson Leonard Street Christopher J. Rockers Husch Blackwell Michael J. Royle Bryan Cave Thomas H. Stahl Lathrop & Gage Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Brett D. Anders Polsinelli Gary D. Barnes Husch Blackwell Mark T. Benedict Husch Blackwell James E. Bird Polsinelli John T. Coghlan Lathrop & Gage John J. Cruciani Husch Blackwell Lisa Epps Dade Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Brian T. Fenimore Lathrop & Gage Daniel J. Flanigan Polsinelli Laurence M. Frazen Bryan Cave Scott J. Goldstein Spencer Fane Britt & Browne

Paul M. Hoffmann Stinson Leonard Street Eric L. Johnson Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Benjamin F. Mann Husch Blackwell Jonathan A. Margolies McDowell, Rice, Smith & Buchanan Christopher J. Redmond Husch Blackwell Mark A. Shaiken Stinson Leonard Street Paul D. Sinclair Polsinelli Mark G. Stingley Bryan Cave Bet-the-Company Litigation John C. Aisenbrey Stinson Leonard Street J. Eugene Balloun Shook, Hardy & Bacon William Perry Brandt Bryan Cave Spencer J. Brown Deacy & Deacy Floyd R. Finch, Jr. Floyd Finch Law Offices Charles W. German Rouse Hendricks German May James D. Griffin Scharnhorst Ast Kennard Griffin Randall E. Hendricks Rouse Hendricks German May

Mark D. Hinderks Stinson Leonard Street James R. Hobbs Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian John M. Kilroy, Jr. Polsinelli Larry L. McMullen Husch Blackwell William R. Sampson Shook, Hardy & Bacon Thomas P. Schult Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt Patrick J. Stueve Stueve Siegel Hanson Robert M. Thompson Bryan Cave R. Lawrence Ward Polsinelli Curtis E. Woods Dentons Karl Zobrist Dentons Biotechnology Law Harvey L. Kaplan Shook, Hardy & Bacon Kevin R. Sweeney Polsinelli Patrick C. Woolley Polsinelli

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Civil Rights Law Arthur A. Benson II Benson & Associates Gene P. Graham, Jr. White, Allinder, Graham, Buckley & Carr Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Nancy Schmidt Roush Lathrop & Gage Commercial Litigation John C. Aisenbrey Stinson Leonard Street Robyn L. Anderson Lathrop & Gage Jennifer Gille Bacon Polsinelli J. Eugene Balloun Shook, Hardy & Bacon William G. Beck Lathrop & Gage William D. Beil Rouse Hendricks German May Irvin V. Belzer Bryan Cave Gregory M. Bentz Polsinelli R. Dan Boulware Polsinelli

Rekha Sharma-Crawford & W. Michael Sharma-Crawford Sharma-Crawford Attorneys at Law Immigration Court, Federal Court and General Immigration Litigation, Victim’s Rights, Immigration Benefits When it comes to protecting the rights of non-citizens, you need an honest and aggressive legal team. The attorneys of Sharma-Crawford are nationally recognized for their knowledge and skill of complex immigration cases and for their honest relationships with their clients. The law affects non-citizens differently, but it should always treat people equally. When facing legal issues you need an attorney who is fearless. The attorneys at Sharma-Crawford have

gained a national reputation for taking on battles that many shy away from. They keep going when others give up. Ensuring accountability is what they do. Protecting individuals’ rights is what it is about. Being fearless is who they are.

515 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez Kansas City, MO 64108 Tel: (816) 994-2300 Sharma-Crawford.com Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5 pm

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Brandon Boulware Rouse Hendricks German May P. John Brady Polsinelli William Perry Brandt Bryan Cave Spencer J. Brown Deacy & Deacy Daniel Bukovac Stinson Leonard Street John W. Cowden Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice Douglas R. Dalgleish Stinson Leonard Street Peter F. Daniel Lathrop & Gage Andrew M. DeMarea Kenner Nygaard DeMarea Kendall Paul E. Donnelly Stinson Leonard Street John M. Edgar Edgar Law Firm Floyd R. Finch, Jr. Floyd Finch Law Offices Brian C. Fries Lathrop & Gage Nathan F. Garrett Graves Garrett Gordon D. Gee Seigfreid Bingham Charles W. German Rouse Hendricks German May Stephen M. Gorny The Gorny Law Firm J. Michael Grier Warden Grier James D. Griffin Scharnhorst Ast Kennard Griffin Allan V. Hallquist Husch Blackwell George A. Hanson Stueve Siegel Hanson W. Joseph Hatley Spencer Fane Britt & Browne S. Russell Headrick Lathrop & Gage Robert A. Henderson Polsinelli Randall E. Hendricks Rouse Hendricks German May Mark D. Hinderks Stinson Leonard Street James R. Hobbs Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian Robert J. Hoffman Bryan Cave Lynn W. Hursh Armstrong Teasdale Russell D. Jones Lathrop & Gage Russell S. Jones, Jr. Polsinelli Larry W. Joye Stinson Leonard Street John M. Kilroy, Jr. Polsinelli Thomas G. Kokoruda Polsinelli Theresa L.F. Levings Badger and Levings J. Emmett Logan Stinson Leonard Street William A. Lynch Husch Blackwell William C. Martucci

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Shook, Hardy & Bacon Kirk T. May Rouse Hendricks German May Daniel McClain The McClain Law Firm Patrick A. McInerney Dentons Patrick K. McMonigle Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore Larry L. McMullen Husch Blackwell Timothy K. McNamara Lathrop & Gage John J. Miller Swanson Midgley Craig S. O'Dear Bryan Cave David F. Oliver Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt Dennis D. Palmer Polsinelli William E. Quirk Polsinelli Joseph M. Rebein Shook, Hardy & Bacon William R. Sampson Shook, Hardy & Bacon Thomas P. Schult Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt Patricia A. Sexton Polsinelli J. Stanley Sexton Shook, Hardy & Bacon John W. Shaw Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt Leland M. Shurin Shaffer Lombardo Shurin Norman E. Siegel Stueve Siegel Hanson Jeffrey J. Simon Husch Blackwell Edward R. Spalty Armstrong Teasdale Thomas Sterchi Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice Patrick J. Stueve Stueve Siegel Hanson Jeremy Suhr Rouse Hendricks German May James C. Sullivan Polsinelli Robert M. Thompson Bryan Cave Laurence R. Tucker Armstrong Teasdale Matthew J. Verschelden Stinson Leonard Street Gene E. Voigts Shook, Hardy & Bacon R. Frederick Walters Walters Bender Strohbehn & Vaughan R. Lawrence Ward Polsinelli James M. Warden Warden Grier W. Russell Welsh Polsinelli Jerome T. Wolf Dentons Gregory T. Wolf Dentons

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Curtis E. Woods Dentons Teresa A. Woody The Woody Law Firm Karl Zobrist Dentons Construction Law Roy Bash Polsinelli Steven B. Becker Bryan Cave Sherman A. Botts Lathrop & Gage Jeff Davison Dunn & Davison William J. Debauche Brown & Ruprecht Gregory S. Gerstner Seigfreid Bingham J. Michael Grier Warden Grier Matthew R. Hale Polsinelli G. Edgar James Polsinelli David Kornelis Armstrong Teasdale Susan L. McGreevy Stinson Leonard Street Thomas M. Moore Moore Hennessy & Freeman J.D. Moore Zerger & Mauer David B. Raymond Husch Blackwell Richard D. Rhyne Lathrop & Gage Jeffrey B. Rosen Polsinelli G. Steven Ruprecht Brown & Ruprecht Heather F. Shore Brown & Ruprecht Christopher P. Sobba Polsinelli James M. Warden Warden Grier Danne Webb Horn Aylward & Bandy Copyright Law William B. Kircher Husch Blackwell I. Edward Marquette Kutak Rock Corporate Compliance Law John A. Granda Stinson Leonard Street Carl W. Struby Lathrop & Gage James S. Swenson Stinson Leonard Street Kip A. Wiggins Stinson Leonard Street Corporate Governance Law John A. Granda Stinson Leonard Street James S. Swenson

Stinson Leonard Street Victoria R. Westerhaus Stinson Leonard Street Kip A. Wiggins Stinson Leonard Street Corporate Law James W. Allen Stinson Leonard Street James M. Ash Husch Blackwell Robert M. Barnes Bryan Cave Jacob W. Bayer, Jr. Polsinelli Mark A. Bluhm Lathrop & Gage Steven F. Carman Husch Blackwell Craig L. Evans Stinson Leonard Street G. Robert Fisher Dentons Robert E. Fitzgerald, Jr. Polsinelli Mark H. Gilgus Seigfreid Bingham John A. Granda Stinson Leonard Street Mark Hargrave Stinson Leonard Street James A. Heeter Dentons Joseph L. Hiersteiner Seigfreid Bingham William A. Hirsch Stinson Leonard Street Herbert M. Kohn Bryan Cave Mike W. Lochmann Stinson Leonard Street William W. Mahood III Polsinelli John F. Marvin Dentons Joseph W. Medved Lathrop & Gage C. Robert Monroe Stinson Leonard Street James A. Polsinelli Polsinelli James P. Pryde Bryan Cave Patrick J. Respeliers Stinson Leonard Street Carl W. Struby Lathrop & Gage Kevin R. Sweeney Polsinelli Thomas W. Van Dyke Bryan Cave Victoria R. Westerhaus Stinson Leonard Street Kip A. Wiggins Stinson Leonard Street Criminal Defense: Non-WhiteCollar W. Brian Gaddy Gaddy Weis James R. Hobbs Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian Patrick A. McInerney Dentons


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Jeffrey D. Morris Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt John P. O'Connor Wagstaff & Cartmell Kevin E. J. Regan The Regan Law Firm Charles M. Rogers Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian Robert C. Welch Welch, Martin & Albano James R. Wyrsch Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian Criminal Defense: White-Collar Steven Martin Aaron Dentons John C. Aisenbrey Stinson Leonard Street Jean Paul Bradshaw II Lathrop & Gage Thomas M. Bradshaw Van Osdol & Magruder W. Brian Gaddy Gaddy Weis Nathan F. Garrett Graves Garrett Charles W. German Rouse Hendricks German May Todd P. Graves Graves Garrett Gerald M. Handley Gerald M. Handley

Daniel O. Herrington White Goss Bowers March Schulte & Weisenfels James R. Hobbs Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian Patrick A. McInerney Dentons Jeffrey D. Morris Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt John P. O'Connor Wagstaff & Cartmell Kevin E. J. Regan The Regan Law Firm Mark A. Thornhill Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Curtis E. Woods Dentons James R. Wyrsch Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian DUI/DWI Defense Jeffrey S. Eastman The Law Office of Keleher & Eastman J. Matthew Guilfoil Guilfoil Law Group Michael C. McIntosh Schaffer, McIntosh & Effertz Education Law Stanley D. Davis Shook, Hardy & Bacon

Elder Law Craig C. Reaves Reaves Law Firm Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Steven E. Mauer Zerger & Mauer Spencer R. Thomson Thomson Walker Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Thomas R. Brous Stinson Leonard Street Michael V. Conger Polsinelli Richard L. Connors Stinson Leonard Street Thomas C. Graves Haynes Benefits Robert D. Grossman Lathrop & Gage Christopher R. Hoyt University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law Craig A. Kovarik Husch Blackwell Gregory B. Kuhn Lathrop & Gage Patricia L. Martin Husch Blackwell

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Philip C. McKnight Stinson Leonard Street Martin J. Moderson Dentons Maurice J. O'Sullivan, Jr. Lathrop & Gage Myron E. Sildon Sildon Law Group Margo C. Soulé Dentons Michel A. Thompson Lathrop & Gage Mark D. Welker Husch Blackwell Mark R. Woodbury Polsinelli Employment Law - Individuals Arthur A. Benson II Benson & Associates Michael F. Delaney Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Paul E. Donnelly Stinson Leonard Street Dennis E. Egan The Popham Law Firm Gene P. Graham, Jr. White, Allinder, Graham, Buckley & Carr George A. Hanson Stueve Siegel Hanson Michael S. Ketchmark Davis, Ketchmark, McCreight & Ivers

Shannon A. Sorensen, Esq.

Waits, Brownlee, Berger, Hoop & Johnston Family Law Shannon is a relational and clientcentered attorney that can implement an effective and understanding approach to pursue the best possible outcome for your case. With her guidance, you can rest assured that your case is in good hands. Shannon can provide you with trusted and no-nonsense legal counsel. Call for a consultation.

401 West 89th St. Kansas City, MO 64114 Tel: (816) 363-5466 Fax: (816) 333-1205 s.sorensen@wbbdlaw.com sorensen-law.com

Practice Areas • Prenuptial Agreements • Divorce (Contested and Uncontested) • Child Custody • Child Support • Modifications • Collaborative Law • Mediation (Kansas and Missouri) Education • B.S., Kansas State University 1997 • J.D., Creighton University School of Law 2000 • Licensed in Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska

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Michelle Stewart Hinkle Law Firm

LLC

Litigation

Construction, Civil, Professional, and Commercial & Complex Ms. Stewart focuses her practice on litigation in employment, construction and legal malpractice/professional negligence matters. She regularly tries cases in state and federal courts in both Kansas and Missouri. In addition, she acts as employment counsel for multiple businesses and governmental entities, advising them on matters ranging from compliance with federal and state employment statutes to creation of personnel handbooks. Michelle also argues cases in front of both the Kansas and Missouri Courts of Appeal. 6800 College Blvd., Ste. 600 Overland Park, KS 66211 Tel: (913) 661-2904 Fax: (913) 345-4832 mstewart@hinklaw.com hinklaw.com

Amanda A. Thilges Jason C.M. McClasky Short, Borth & Thilges, LLC Family Law Amanda A. Thilges, Jason C.M. McClasky and the other skilled attorneys at Short, Borth & Thilges focus exclusively on family law issues including divorce, mediation, child custody and support, paternity and prenuptial agreements. They understand the circumstances of each case are unique and may require a different approach. Their goal is to efficiently assist clients through the legal process while assessing financial and emotional impacts of decisions made. Short, Borth & Thilges congratulates Amanda and Jace on their continued recognition in The Best Lawyers in America.

55 Corporate Woods Ste. 500 9300 W. 110th St. Tel: (913) 491-4400 sbt-law.com

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John M. Klamann The Klamann Law Firm Patricia A. Konopka Stinson Leonard Street William C. Martucci Shook, Hardy & Bacon Martin M. Meyers The Meyers Law Firm Larry M. Schumaker Schumaker Center for Employment Law Rik N. Siro Siro Smith Dickson Rebecca S. Yocum Bottaro, Morefield, Kubin & Yocum John J. Ziegelmeyer III Employee Rights Law Firm Employment Law - Management Michael L. Blumenthal Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris J. Randall Coffey Fisher & Phillips Richard L. Connors Stinson Leonard Street Timothy A. Davis Constangy, Brooks & Smith Michael F. Delaney Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Jeannie M. DeVeney Littler Mendelson Paul E. Donnelly Stinson Leonard Street Denise K. Drake Littler Mendelson Brian J. Finucane Fisher & Phillips Shelly L. Freeman HROI Karen R. Glickstein Polsinelli Jeffrey D. Hanslick Husch Blackwell James R. Holland II Fisher & Phillips William A. Jolley Jolley, Walsh, Hurley, Raisher & Aubrey Kimberly A. Jones Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris Larry W. Joye Stinson Leonard Street W. Terrence Kilroy Polsinelli Patricia A. Konopka Stinson Leonard Street William C. Martucci Shook, Hardy & Bacon Rosalee M. McNamara Lathrop & Gage Paul F. Pautler Husch Blackwell John R. Phillips Husch Blackwell Jeffrey M. Place Littler Mendelson Donald S. Prophete Littler Mendelson Jack D. Rowe Lathrop & Gage Stephen P. Schuster Constangy, Brooks & Smith Paul D. Seyferth Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris

John A. Vering III Armstrong Teasdale David C. Vogel Lathrop & Gage Sara E. Welch Stinson Leonard Street Sue K. Willman Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Rebecca S. Yocum Bottaro, Morefield, Kubin & Yocum Energy Law Spencer J. Brown Deacy & Deacy Mark P. Johnson Dentons Martin M. Loring Husch Blackwell Karl Zobrist Dentons Environmental Law Douglas Y. Curran Stinson Leonard Street David R. Erickson Shook, Hardy & Bacon Parthenia B. Evans Stinson Leonard Street William F. Ford Lathrop & Gage Thomas J. Grever Shook, Hardy & Bacon Carl H. Helmstetter Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Michael D. Hockley Spencer Fane Britt & Browne James T. Price Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Stacy J. Stotts Stinson Leonard Street David R. Tripp Stinson Leonard Street Equipment Finance Law Christopher J. Rockers Husch Blackwell Family Law Michael S. J. Albano Welch, Martin & Albano Sheldon Bernstein Bernstein, Rodarte & Hatheway Jack A. Cochran The Cochran Law Firm James T. Cook Berkowitz, Cook & Gondring John W. Dennis, Jr. Welch, Martin & Albano Nathalie C. Elliott Levy Craig Law Firm Christina D. Finley Leonard & Finley Gina Graham Law Office of Gina Graham Susan Green Law Office of Susan Green Tamara S. Hatheway Bernstein, Rodarte & Hatheway Jill C. Jackoboice Jackoboice & Fisher David P. Kimminau McElligott, Ewan, Hall & Kimminau


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Rebecca L. Leonard Leonard & Finley Michael C. McIntosh Schaffer, McIntosh & Effertz Karen A. Plax Law Office of Karen A. Plax Anita I. Rodarte Bernstein, Rodarte & Hatheway James H. Young Law Office of Young, Jakobe & Kuhl Family Law Mediation Nathalie C. Elliott Levy Craig Law Firm Karen A. Plax Law Office of Karen A. Plax Peter M. Schloss Peter M. Schloss, Attorney and Mediator Financial Services Regulation Law Norman E. Fretwell Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Karen L. Garrett Stinson Leonard Street Mark Hargrave Stinson Leonard Street Mike W. Lochmann Stinson Leonard Street C. Robert Monroe Stinson Leonard Street Thomas H. Stahl Lathrop & Gage First Amendment Law M. Errol Copilevitz Copilevitz & Canter Mark P. Johnson Dentons Jean A. Maneke The Maneke Law Group Bernard J. Rhodes Lathrop & Gage Franchise Law Donald A. Culp Husch Blackwell Clayton E. Dickey Rasmussen, Willis, Dickey & Moore Edward M. Dolson Swanson Midgley Joseph L. Hiersteiner Seigfreid Bingham Dennis D. Palmer Polsinelli Edward R. Spalty Armstrong Teasdale Gaming Law Jerome D. Riffel Lathrop & Gage Government Relations Practice John C. Craft Lathrop & Gage Health Care Law Stephen T. Adams Husch Blackwell

Douglas K. Anning Polsinelli Larry J. Bingham Seigfreid Bingham Mary Beth Blake Polsinelli Jean Paul Bradshaw II Lathrop & Gage Curt J. Chase Husch Blackwell Kirk H. Doan Stinson Leonard Street Joseph L. Hiersteiner Seigfreid Bingham Jay M. Howard Polsinelli Michelle Stark Kaufman Dentons Thomas G. Kokoruda Polsinelli S. Ruth Lehr Law Offices of S. Ruth Lehr Charles F. Myers Lathrop & Gage Thomas P. O'Donnell T. O'Donnell & Associates G. Mark Sappington Kutak Rock Mark R. Thompson Seigfreid Bingham Mark R. Woodbury Polsinelli Immigration Law Alfred R. Hupp, Jr. Lathrop & Gage Roger K. McCrummen McCrummen Immigration Law Group Information Technology Law Timothy J. Feathers Stinson Leonard Street Insurance Law Bruce E. Baty Dentons William G. Beck Lathrop & Gage Richard N. Bien Lathrop & Gage Stephen S. Brown Brown & Ruprecht Wm. Clayton Crawford Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper & Hofer Steven G. Emerson Stinson Leonard Street John L. Hayob Brown & Ruprecht S. Russell Headrick Lathrop & Gage Scott C. Hecht Stinson Leonard Street Gerald A. King Armstrong Teasdale James C. Morrow Morrow Willnauer Klosterman Church Terence J. Thum Bryan Cave Laurence R. Tucker Armstrong Teasdale

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J. Randall Coffey Fisher & Phillips Richard L. Connors Stinson Leonard Street Michael F. Delaney Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Paul E. Donnelly Stinson Leonard Street Denise K. Drake Littler Mendelson Brian J. Finucane Fisher & Phillips James R. Holland II Fisher & Phillips William A. Jolley Jolley, Walsh, Hurley, Raisher & Aubrey Kimberly A. Jones Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris Larry W. Joye Stinson Leonard Street W. Terrence Kilroy Polsinelli Patricia A. Konopka Stinson Leonard Street William C. Martucci Shook, Hardy & Bacon Rosalee M. McNamara Lathrop & Gage John R. Phillips Husch Blackwell Jeffrey M. Place Littler Mendelson Jack D. Rowe Lathrop & Gage Paul D. Seyferth Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris John A. Vering III Armstrong Teasdale Sue K. Willman Spencer Fane Britt & Browne

Spencer J. Brown Deacy & Deacy Daniel E. Hamann Deacy & Deacy Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Arthur A. Benson II Benson & Associates Brian F. McCallister The McCallister Law Firm Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Steven F. Carman Husch Blackwell James P. Pryde Bryan Cave Michael J. Van Dyke Dentons Kip A. Wiggins Stinson Leonard Street Litigation - Antitrust

Land Use and Zoning Law James C. Bowers, Jr. White Goss Bowers March Schulte & Weisenfels Michael Burke Burke Payne Stephen P. Chinn Stinson Leonard Street David A. Fenley Husch Blackwell Patricia Jensen White Goss Bowers March Schulte & Weisenfels Aaron G. March White Goss Bowers March Schulte & Weisenfels Charles F. Miller Lewis, Rice & Fingersh William B. Moore White Goss Bowers March Schulte & Weisenfels Charles G. Renner Husch Blackwell Jerome D. Riffel Lathrop & Gage Spencer R. Thomson Thomson Walker

Jennifer Gille Bacon Polsinelli Gregory M. Bentz Polsinelli Thomas M. Bradshaw Van Osdol & Magruder P. John Brady Polsinelli James R. Eiszner, Jr. Shook, Hardy & Bacon Floyd R. Finch, Jr. Floyd Finch Law Offices Russell S. Jones, Jr. Polsinelli John M. Kilroy, Jr. Polsinelli Thomas G. Kokoruda Polsinelli Jeffrey J. Simon Husch Blackwell R. Lawrence Ward Polsinelli Jerome T. Wolf Dentons Litigation - Banking and Finance Irvin V. Belzer Bryan Cave Richard N. Bien Lathrop & Gage Sean W. Colligan Stinson Leonard Street Daniel J. Flanigan Polsinelli Brian C. Fries Lathrop & Gage Charles W. German Rouse Hendricks German May Mark Hargrave Stinson Leonard Street Robert J. Hoffman Bryan Cave

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William R. Sampson Shook, Hardy & Bacon

Parthenia B. Evans Stinson Leonard Street William F. Ford Lathrop & Gage Thomas J. Grever Shook, Hardy & Bacon Carl H. Helmstetter Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Michael D. Hockley Spencer Fane Britt & Browne James L. Moeller Lathrop & Gage James T. Price Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Thomas A. Ryan Lathrop & Gage Terry J. Satterlee Shook, Hardy & Bacon J. Stanley Sexton Shook, Hardy & Bacon James F. Thompson Shook, Hardy & Bacon Jerome T. Wolf Dentons Teresa A. Woody The Woody Law Firm

Litigation - Construction Roy Bash Polsinelli Sherman A. Botts Lathrop & Gage William J. Debauche Brown & Ruprecht Gregory S. Gerstner Seigfreid Bingham Matthew R. Hale Polsinelli Mark D. Hinderks Stinson Leonard Street G. Edgar James Polsinelli James Scott Kreamer Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice Robert M. Pitkin Horn Aylward & Bandy Richard D. Rhyne Lathrop & Gage Jeffrey B. Rosen Polsinelli G. Steven Ruprecht Brown & Ruprecht Jerome T. Wolf Dentons

Litigation - Bankruptcy Brett D. Anders Polsinelli Gary D. Barnes Husch Blackwell Mark T. Benedict Husch Blackwell Brian T. Fenimore Lathrop & Gage Daniel J. Flanigan Polsinelli Laurence M. Frazen Bryan Cave Paul M. Hoffmann Stinson Leonard Street Eric L. Johnson Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Jonathan A. Margolies McDowell, Rice, Smith & Buchanan Christopher J. Redmond Husch Blackwell Paul D. Sinclair Polsinelli R. Pete Smith McDowell, Rice, Smith & Buchanan Mark G. Stingley Bryan Cave

Litigation - First Amendment M. Errol Copilevitz Copilevitz & Canter S. Russell Headrick Lathrop & Gage Jean A. Maneke The Maneke Law Group Bernard J. Rhodes Lathrop & Gage Litigation - Insurance Bradley J. Baumgart Kutak Rock Litigation - Intellectual Property Dave R. Barnard Lathrop & Gage Timothy J. Feathers Stinson Leonard Street Floyd R. Finch, Jr. Floyd Finch Law Offices Mark D. Hinderks Stinson Leonard Street Russell S. Jones, Jr. Polsinelli Patrick A. Lujin Shook, Hardy & Bacon I. Edward Marquette Kutak Rock Jeffrey J. Simon Husch Blackwell Penny R. Slicer Stinson Leonard Street

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Richard N. Bien Lathrop & Gage S. Russell Headrick Lathrop & Gage

William G. Beck Lathrop & Gage David R. Erickson Shook, Hardy & Bacon

Thomas Luebbering, Andrew G. Colombo, Michael Elbein, John M. Collins Hovey Williams LLP Thomas Luebbering

Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights

Andrew G. Colombo Patents and Trademarks

Tom has bachelor’s and master’s degrees

Mike advises companies and organizations

and prepares, files, and prosecutes patent

involving

in engineering as well as a law degree applications for large and small companies

in various of fields. He also negotiates and drafts technology license agreements and

advises clients on patentability, infringement, and related issues. Andrew Michael Elbein

John M. Collins

Trademarks and Copyrights

Patents

10801 Mastin Blvd., Ste. 100 84 Corporate Woods Overland Park, KS 66210 Tel: (913) 647-9050 Fax: (913) 647-9057 hoveywilliams.com

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specializes

in

preparing

and

prosecuting patent applications, particularly in the areas of electric motors, agricultural

equipment, medical products, and other complex mechanical technologies. He also assists clients with pursuing trademark protection,

and

provides

counsel

in

transactional matters and dispute resolution in all areas of intellectual property.

of all sizes as well as individuals in matters trademark

and

copyright

clearance, registration, licensing, policing and enforcement, allegations of deceptive or

unfair advertising and marketing practices, and unfair competition.

John works in the firm’s patent prosecution

practice and client counseling in all areas of intellectual property. Specialties include patent

prosecution,

trade

secrets,

and

licensing. His current work primarily focuses

on extrusion technology, pharmaceutical chemistry,

magnetic

induction

heating

technology, and the full spectrum of mechanical and chemical arts.


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Litigation and Controversy - Tax William B. Prugh Polsinelli Jason A. Reschly Husch Blackwell William J. Sanders Polsinelli John W. Simpson Shook, Hardy & Bacon David N. Zimmerman Spencer Fane Britt & Browne

Douglas R. Dalgleish Stinson Leonard Street Peter F. Daniel Lathrop & Gage Dennis J. Dobbels Polsinelli David R. Erickson Shook, Hardy & Bacon Harvey L. Kaplan Shook, Hardy & Bacon James P. Muehlberger Shook, Hardy & Bacon Thomas P. Schult Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt James T. Seigfreid Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice Thomas Sterchi Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs

Mark P. Johnson Dentons Mediation Jay A. Daugherty Shaffer Lombardo Shurin John R. Phillips Husch Blackwell Richard H. Ralston The Ralston Law Group

P. John Brady Polsinelli Thomas P. Cartmell Wagstaff & Cartmell S. Russell Headrick Lathrop & Gage Robert A. Henderson Polsinelli Thomas G. Kokoruda Polsinelli William A. Lynch Husch Blackwell Larry L. McMullen Husch Blackwell Medical Malpractice Law Plaintiffs

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Scott S. Bethune Davis, Bethune & Jones Grant L. Davis Davis, Bethune & Jones George A. Hanson Stueve Siegel Hanson Thomas C. Jones Davis, Bethune & Jones Derek H. Potts The Potts Law Firm Media Law

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Scott S. Bethune Davis, Bethune & Jones Thomas P. Cartmell Wagstaff & Cartmell Samuel K. Cullan The Law Offices of Cullan & Cullan M.D., J.D. Grant L. Davis Davis, Bethune & Jones Lynn R. Johnson Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman Thomas C. Jones Davis, Bethune & Jones Timothy W. Monsees Monsees & Mayer Derek H. Potts The Potts Law Firm William Dirk Vandever The Popham Law Firm Mergers and Acquisitions Law James W. Allen Stinson Leonard Street James M. Ash Husch Blackwell Robert M. Barnes Bryan Cave Mark A. Bluhm Lathrop & Gage Craig L. Evans Stinson Leonard Street G. Robert Fisher Dentons James G. Goettsch Husch Blackwell John A. Granda Stinson Leonard Street Gregory G. Johnson Bryan Cave Mike W. Lochmann Stinson Leonard Street Joseph W. Medved Lathrop & Gage C. Robert Monroe Stinson Leonard Street James A. Polsinelli Polsinelli James P. Pryde Bryan Cave James S. Swenson Stinson Leonard Street

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Victoria R. Westerhaus Stinson Leonard Street Kip A. Wiggins Stinson Leonard Street Municipal Law Gary A. Anderson Gilmore & Bell Stephen P. Chinn Stinson Leonard Street Patricia Jensen White Goss Bowers March Schulte & Weisenfels Neil R. Shortlidge Stinson Leonard Street Non-Profit / Charities Law Douglas K. Anning Polsinelli Bruce C. Davison Dentons Virginia C. Gross Polsinelli Bruce R. Hopkins Polsinelli Russell D. Jones Lathrop & Gage Thomas J. Schenkelberg Polsinelli Gino R. Serra Bryan Cave Oil and Gas Law Steven G. Emerson Stinson Leonard Street Patent Law Kyle L. Elliott Spencer Fane Britt & Browne William B. Kircher Husch Blackwell Penny R. Slicer Stinson Leonard Street Personal Injury Litigation Defendants Robert T. Adams Shook, Hardy & Bacon Lee M. Baty Baty Holm & Numrich & Otto Dale L. Beckerman Deacy & Deacy John S. Black Polsinelli James R. Borthwick Husch Blackwell R. Dan Boulware Polsinelli P. John Brady Polsinelli Spencer J. Brown Deacy & Deacy David R. Buchanan Brown & James Thomas P. Cartmell Wagstaff & Cartmell Wm. Clayton Crawford Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper & Hofer Douglas R. Dalgleish Stinson Leonard Street

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W. James Foland Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper & Hofer James D. Griffin Scharnhorst Ast Kennard Griffin Daniel E. Hamann Deacy & Deacy Robert A. Henderson Polsinelli Casey O. Housley Armstrong Teasdale Thomas G. Kokoruda Polsinelli William A. Lynch Husch Blackwell Richard E. McLeod The McLeod Law Firm Larry L. McMullen Husch Blackwell Joseph J. Roper Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper & Hofer Thomas A. Rottinghaus Wagstaff & Cartmell Scott W. Sayler Shook, Hardy & Bacon Todd A. Scharnhorst Scharnhorst Ast Kennard Griffin Thomas P. Schult Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt Andrew See Shook, Hardy & Bacon J. Stanley Sexton Shook, Hardy & Bacon Walter R. Simpson Sanders & Simpson Thomas W. Wagstaff Wagstaff & Cartmell R. Lawrence Ward Polsinelli W. Russell Welsh Polsinelli Paul L. Wickens Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper & Hofer Personal Injury Litigation Plaintiffs Louis C. Accurso Accurso Law Firm Victor A. Bergman Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman Scott S. Bethune Davis, Bethune & Jones Jeffrey A. Burns Dollar, Burns & Becker Thomas P. Cartmell Wagstaff & Cartmell Samuel K. Cullan The Law Offices of Cullan & Cullan M.D., J.D. Grant L. Davis Davis, Bethune & Jones Tim E. Dollar Dollar, Burns & Becker J. Kent Emison Langdon & Emison W. James Foland Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper & Hofer Stephen M. Gorny The Gorny Law Firm Gene P. Graham, Jr. White, Allinder, Graham, Buckley

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& Carr R. Denise Henning The Henning Law Firm Rick Holtsclaw Holtsclaw Firm Lynn R. Johnson Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman Thomas C. Jones Davis, Bethune & Jones Nancy Kenner Kenner Nygaard DeMarea Kendall John M. Klamann The Klamann Law Firm John W. Kurtz Hubbard & Kurtz Robert Langdon Langdon & Emison Brian J. Madden Wagstaff & Cartmell Brian F. McCallister The McCallister Law Firm Kenneth B. McClain Humphrey Farrington & McClain Richard E. McLeod The McLeod Law Firm Stephen B. Millin, Jr. Law Firm of Stephen B. Millin, Jr. Scott E. Nutter Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman John M. Parisi Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman Derek H. Potts The Potts Law Firm Kirk R. Presley Presley & Presley Paul L. Redfearn III The Redfearn Law Firm Gary C. Robb Robb & Robb Anita Porte Robb Robb & Robb Walter R. Simpson Sanders & Simpson John E. Turner Turner & Sweeny William Dirk Vandever The Popham Law Firm Steven W. White White, Allinder, Graham, Buckley & Carr Michael T. Yonke Yonke Law Product Liability Litigation Defendants Robert T. Adams Shook, Hardy & Bacon Jack T. Bangert Kutak Rock David R. Buchanan Brown & James Walter L. Cofer Shook, Hardy & Bacon Christopher V. Cotton Shook, Hardy & Bacon John W. Cowden Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice Steven G. Emerson Stinson Leonard Street W. James Foland Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper & Hofer Karen R. Glickstein Polsinelli

Robert A. Henderson Polsinelli Casey O. Housley Armstrong Teasdale Harvey L. Kaplan Shook, Hardy & Bacon Matthew D. Keenan Shook, Hardy & Bacon James C. Morrow Morrow Willnauer Klosterman Church John F. Murphy Shook, Hardy & Bacon Craig S. O'Dear Bryan Cave David F. Oliver Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt William R. Sampson Shook, Hardy & Bacon Thomas P. Schult Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt Andrew See Shook, Hardy & Bacon Patricia A. Sexton Polsinelli J. Stanley Sexton Shook, Hardy & Bacon John W. Shaw Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt Thomas Sterchi Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice W. Russell Welsh Polsinelli Marie S. Woodbury Shook, Hardy & Bacon Heather S. Woodson Stinson Leonard Street Product Liability Litigation Plaintiffs Louis C. Accurso Accurso Law Firm Jack T. Bangert Kutak Rock Victor A. Bergman Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman Scott S. Bethune Davis, Bethune & Jones Grant L. Davis Davis, Bethune & Jones W. James Foland Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper & Hofer Stephen M. Gorny The Gorny Law Firm Lynn R. Johnson Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman Thomas C. Jones Davis, Bethune & Jones David M. Mayer Monsees & Mayer Kenneth B. McClain Humphrey Farrington & McClain Scott E. Nutter Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman Craig S. O'Dear Bryan Cave Gary C. Robb Robb & Robb John E. Turner Turner & Sweeny


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Professional Malpractice Law Defendants Timothy K. McNamara Lathrop & Gage Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Lynn R. Johnson Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman Project Finance Law David W. Frantze Stinson Leonard Street Webb R. Gilmore Gilmore & Bell Public Finance Law Christopher D. Ahrens Gilmore & Bell Gary A. Anderson Gilmore & Bell Thomas B. Becker Gilmore & Bell James G. Caldwell Gilmore & Bell E. Sid Douglas III Gilmore & Bell Webb R. Gilmore Gilmore & Bell Marcus C. McCarty Gilmore & Bell Michael D. McRobbie Gilmore & Bell Lynd K. Mische Gilmore & Bell David W. Queen Gilmore & Bell Stephen S. Sparks Bryan Cave Richard M. Wright, Jr. Gilmore & Bell Railroad Law Douglas R. Dalgleish Stinson Leonard Street Kendall Paul Day Lathrop & Gage Thomas C. Jones Davis, Bethune & Jones Robert Langdon Langdon & Emison Real Estate Law Stephen T. Adams Husch Blackwell Thad D. Batson Law Offices of Thad D. Batson Rudolf H. Beese Dentons Ralph E. Bellar, Jr. Lewis, Rice & Fingersh Irwin E. Blond Polsinelli William E. Carr Lewis, Rice & Fingersh John C. Craft Lathrop & Gage John M. Crossett Withers, Brant, Igoe & Mullenix

John C. Crossley Husch Blackwell Don F. Dagenais Lathrop & Gage Peter M. DiGiovanni Lewis, Rice & Fingersh David A. Fenley Husch Blackwell Robert E. Fitzgerald, Jr. Polsinelli David W. Frantze Stinson Leonard Street H. Steven Graham Lathrop & Gage Lisa M. Haines Polsinelli Catherine M. Hauber Stinson Leonard Street Sandra T. Hawley Shook, Hardy & Bacon John C. Hickey Lewis, Rice & Fingersh Charles Christian Kirley Husch Blackwell Todd A. LaSala Stinson Leonard Street Scott McCandless Shook, Hardy & Bacon Michele M. McCue Lewis, Rice & Fingersh Maribeth S. McMahon Polsinelli Charles F. Miller Lewis, Rice & Fingersh Stephen G. Mitchell Lathrop & Gage William B. Moore White Goss Bowers March Schulte & Weisenfels David B. Raymond Husch Blackwell Jerome D. Riffel Lathrop & Gage Richard W. Scarritt Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Lonnie J. Shalton Polsinelli John L. Snyder Dentons Kenneth W. Spain Seigfreid Bingham Spencer R. Thomson Thomson Walker Paul B. Torline Lewis, Rice & Fingersh Securities / Capital Markets Law James W. Allen Stinson Leonard Street Craig L. Evans Stinson Leonard Street Gary D. Gilson Husch Blackwell Jeffrey T. Haughey Husch Blackwell Gregory G. Johnson Bryan Cave Carl W. Struby Lathrop & Gage Securities Regulation James W. Allen Stinson Leonard Street

John A. Granda Stinson Leonard Street Jeffrey T. Haughey Husch Blackwell Gregory G. Johnson Bryan Cave

I. Edward Marquette Kutak Rock Trusts and Estates

Securitization and Structured Finance Law Kraig M. Kohring Polsinelli Maribeth S. McMahon Polsinelli Patrick J. Respeliers Stinson Leonard Street Sports Law John S. Black Polsinelli Tax Law Bruce C. Davison Dentons Mischa Buford Epps Shook, Hardy & Bacon Ernest M. Fleischer Husch Blackwell Mark H. Gilgus Seigfreid Bingham Ben W. Hobert Stinson Leonard Street Christopher R. Hoyt University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law Russell D. Jones Lathrop & Gage H. Elvin Knight, Jr. Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Ronald L. Langstaff Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Paul E. McLaughlin Stinson Leonard Street Thomas J. McMahon Lathrop & Gage William B. Prugh Polsinelli Jason A. Reschly Husch Blackwell William J. Sanders Polsinelli Myron E. Sildon Sildon Law Group John W. Simpson Shook, Hardy & Bacon David N. Zimmerman Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Technology Law Stephen J. Cosentino Stinson Leonard Street Timothy J. Feathers Stinson Leonard Street I. Edward Marquette Kutak Rock William A. Rudy Lathrop & Gage Trademark Law

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Christopher J. Anderson Armstrong Teasdale Larry J. Bingham Seigfreid Bingham Scott E. Blakesley Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Heywood H. Davis Davis, Sands & Collins Richard L. English Stinson Leonard Street Buford L. Farrington Humphrey Farrington & McClain Gretchen M. Gold Lathrop & Gage Christopher R. Hoyt University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law Roger T. Hurwitz Slagle, Bernard & Gorman Robert K. Kirkland Kirkland Woods & Martinsen H. Elvin Knight, Jr. Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Maurice J. O'Sullivan, Jr. Lathrop & Gage B. John Readey III Bryan Cave Nancy Schmidt Roush Lathrop & Gage John S. Schmidt Polsinelli Myron E. Sildon Sildon Law Group Kent V. Stallard Stinson Leonard Street Byron A. Stewart, Jr. Stewart, Cook, Constance & Minton Lisa A. Veselich Lewis, Rice & Fingersh Joel B. Voran Lathrop & Gage Venture Capital Law Robert C. Hunter Stinson Leonard Street Water Law Parthenia B. Evans Stinson Leonard Street James T. Price Spencer Fane Britt & Browne Workers' Compensation Law Employers Kip A. Kubin Bottaro, Morefield, Kubin & Yocum â–

Timothy J. Feathers Stinson Leonard Street William B. Kircher Husch Blackwell

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