MRSB News

Michael E. Griffin Joins MRSB Corporate & Business Transactions, Real Estate, and Tax Law Groups

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KANSAS CITY, Missouri (March 19, 2018) McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan, PC, is pleased to announce that Michael E. Griffin joined the Firm as a Shareholder. Mr. Griffin is a member of the Firm’s Corporate & Business Transactions Group, Tax Law Group, and Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning Group, and brings more than 25 years o...

KCMBA 2018 Leadership Appointments – Business Law Section –

Congratulations to Rebecca D. Martin on her election as President-Elect of the Business Law Section. KCMBA’s Business Law Section encompasses a variety of committees that are dedicated to addressing issues and topics relevant to the practice of certain specific areas of business law including Business Law (Corporate Law), Construction Law, Corpo...

CERTAIN UNPAID TAXES CAN RESULT IN REVOCATION, DENIAL OR LIMITATION OF YOUR PASSPORT

By Rebecca D. Martin The Internal Revenue Service is now authorized under Section 7345 of the Internal Revenue Code to certify seriously delinquent tax debt to the State Department for action with respect to denial, revocation, or limitation of a passport. Seriously delinquent tax debt is an individual’s unpaid, legally enforceable tax debt t...

Mindfulness for the Ethical Practice of Law Presented by Rebecca D. Martin

On February 9, 2018, Rebecca Martin presented a one hour Continuing Legal Education program titled Mindfulness for the Ethical Practice of Law to the Johnson County Bar Association. She has presented similar CLE’s to the Kansas Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Association of Women Lawyers and Kansas Women Attorneys Associ...

William Odle Presents at UMKC CLE Film and the Law Series: Concussion and CTE Litigation

Bill Odle was a featured speaker and panelist for “Concussion: Litigating Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Cases,” at an all-day CLE seminar on January 24, 2018 at Screenland Armour Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Odle, as one of the expert panelists, discussed the ethical and legal conflicts in handling CTE cases, dealing with victims...


KCMBA 2018 Leadership Appointments – Sports and Entertainment Law – Bill Odle and Corby Jones

Congratulations to William C. Odle on his appointment as Chair of the Sports and Entertainment Law Committee, and to Corby W. Jones on his appointment as Vice Chair. The Sports and Entertainment Law Committee keeps up to date on current developments in the law affecting amateur, collegiate, and professional sports and the entertainment field. T...

2017 Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars® Lists

Congratulations to the following McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan lawyers who have been selected to the 2017 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars® Lists in their Primary practice area. The announcement will appear in the 2017 Super Lawyers® Magazine for Missouri & Kansas, published November 14, 2017: Super Lawyers® List: Thomas R....

SUSAN SAPER GALAMBA AND KAY L. McCARTHY JOIN MRSB FAMILY LAW & DIVORCE GROUP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – KANSAS CITY, Missouri (November 7, 2017) – The Law Firm of McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan, PC, announced that it has expanded its Family Law & Divorce Group with the addition of Susan Saper Galamba and Kay L. McCarthy, joining Pete Smith and Tiffany McFarland, providing representation in high net-worth dissolutions of marria...

Pete Smith Selected to Serve as 2017-2018 Campaign Chair of United Way of Wyandotte County

McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan is proud to announce that Pete Smith has been selected to serve as the 2017-2018 Campaign Chair of the United Way of Wyandotte County (UWWC), and was recently honored at the Campaign Kick-Off Breakfast at Children’s Mercy Park. Mr. Smith has a long-standing history with Wyandotte County, having been born and raised ...