MRSB News

Rebecca Martin is Panelist at CLE Attorney Wellness Seminar

Rebecca Martin, former Executive Director of KALAP, the Kansas Lawyers Assistance Program, will participate as a panelist at the Johnson Country Bar Association’s CLE seminar, entitled “Attorney Wellness” on May 1, 2019. Ms. Martin is also the Co-Chair of McDowell Rice’s Tax Law Practice Group. Please click on the link below for registration inf...

2018 Executive Board Members and Shareholders Announced at Annual Meeting

At its 2018 Annual Meeting, McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan, PC, announced the re-election of Kristie Remster Orme as President, and the re-election of R. Pete Smith as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Also re-elected were Thomas R. Buchanan and Greg T. Spies, and Charles W. Smiley was newly elected to serve on the Board of Directors. It was a...

Pete Smith Recognized by Ingram’s Magazine as a “Kansas City Legend”

McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan proudly congratulates its Chairman, the “Legendary Pete Smith”, for being recognized as a Kansas City Legend in Ingram’s 45th Anniversary January 2019 edition of the magazine. Click on “Kansas City Legends” link below to read full article. https://ingrams.com/article/cliff-illig-co-founder-of-cerner-to-retire/k...

William Odle Guest Speaker at KCMBA’s CLE Sports & Entertainment Law Event

Bill Odle, KCMBA Chair of the Sports and Entertainment Law Committee, will be the guest speaker at a CLE event entitled, “Fixing College Basketball: The Rice Commission Report One-Year Later”, to be held on May 22, 2019. The program will recap the fallout from the shoe scandal on college basketball, discuss the Commission’s recommendations, expla...

Tiffany McFarland Named 2019 KCMBA President of Family & The Law Section and Member of Board of Directors

McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan is pleased to announce that Tiffany McFarland has been named the 2019...

Rebecca Martin Named 2019 KCMBA President of Business Law Section and Member of Board of Directors

McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan is pleased to announce that Rebecca Martin has been named the 2019 Pr...

Ania Moncrief Completes the KCMBA 2018 Bar Leadership Academy Program

McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan congratulates Ania Moncrief for completing the 2018 KCMBA Bar Leadership Academy Program and becoming a graduate of the Academy’s most recent graduating class. The Bar Leadership Academy is a selective program designed to help emerging leaders of the legal profession in Kansas City develop the skills, knowledge, and ...

2019 Executive Board Members and Officers Announced at Annual Firm Meeting

KANSAS CITY, Missouri (January 23, 2019) – At its 2019 Annual Meeting, McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan, PC, announced the re-election of Kristie Remster Orme as President, and the re-election of R. Pete Smith as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Also re-elected were Thomas R. Buchanan and Greg T. Spies, and Jonathan A. Margolies was newly elected...

Mike Gorman wins $1.2 million Summary Judgment for Floor Plan Lender in New York Federal Court “Out of Trust” case

Lender floor planned an auto dealer in New York. Dealer sold cars out of trust and diverted $1.2 million of vehicle proceeds to personal use. Floor Plan Lender, represented by Gorman, sued Dealer in New York Federal Court for Replevin and Breach of Contract, and sued Dealer’s Guarantors for Breach of Contract. Dealer filed bankruptcy, and the Fe...

2018 Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars® Lists

Congratulations to the following McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan lawyers who have been selected to the 2018 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars® Lists in their primary practice area. The announcement will appear in the 2018 Super Lawyers® Magazine for Missouri & Kansas, published November 14, 2018. Super Lawyers® List: Thomas R. ...