Kristie Remster Orme

Executive Board Member
(816) 960-7309
(816) 753-9996

Kristie Orme practices with McDowell Rice’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution and Banking and Financial Services Groups. She is an experienced litigator, focusing on complex commercial litigation and representation of banking and financial service providers.  Ms. Orme has extensive litigation experience in the state courts of Missouri, Kansas, and Iowa, in federal courts across the nation, including the Bankruptcy Courts of both Missouri and Kansas, and before arbitration panels. She also has appellate experience in both state and federal courts.  She makes it a priority to work with clients to develop early litigation strategies which are designed to maximize results while minimizing costs.

Ms. Orme represents individuals and business clients from the private sector as well as governmental agencies in complex contract, antitrust, tax, real estate, RICO claims, alter ego/successor liability, business torts, defamation, malicious prosecution/abuse of process and other commercial disputes nationwide.  She also represents banks and individuals in loan enforcement workout and litigation matters. She is a former assistant attorney general and also represents businesses and individuals responding to regulatory inquiries and investigations by governmental agencies.

Ms. Orme is a Litigation Counsel of America Fellow, and has been named to the Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers® list for the past four years, and the Rising Star® list for three years.  She is AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and is also listed on the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers.  She is also a member of the Kansas Bar Association, the Missouri Bar Association, the Iowa Bar Association, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, and the Johnson County Bar Association. 

Ms. Orme earned her J.D., from the University of Kansas School of Law, where she was Order of the Coif, a member of the National Moot Court Team and a Teaching Assistant for both Trial and Appellate Advocacy courses.  She earned her B.A., cum laude, from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa, where she was a Presidential Fellow.  She is admitted to practice in Missouri, Kansas and Iowa, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th and 10th Circuits, the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Missouri and the District of Kansas. 

Distinction selection information

Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers, Business Litigation: 2014 to the present, Rising Star, 2008 to 2010
AV® Preeminent™ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers

Kansas Bar Association
The Missouri Bar
Iowa Bar Association
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Johnson County Bar Association

Kristie volunteers for Boy Scout Troop 136 in Lenexa, Kansas.