MRSB News

LOUIS J. WADE RECOGNIZED BY NATIONAL PUBLICATION FOR EXCELLENCE IN CREDITORS’ RIGHTS

Collection Advisor Magazine’s September/October 2018 publication named Lou Wade as one of the nations’ “Top Attorneys in Collections” for his work in collections, including defense of attorneys and collection agencies. Mr. Wade’s quote from the article when asked to identify the biggest challenge for collection attorneys today: “One word: compli...

The Role of the Accountant in the Divorce Process

By R.Pete Smith: https://ingrams.com/article/the-role-of-the-accountant-in-the-divorce-process/ ...

Tiffany McFarland Honored Again by Missouri Lawyer’s Media

McDowell Rice is proud to announce that Tiffany A. McFarland was named as a recipient of the 2018 Litigation Practitioner Award. Litigators in this category have made their careers in the courtroom--criminal or civil, representing plaintiff or defense. Missouri Lawyers Weekly will be publishing a 20th Anniversary Commemorative Issue for Women's J...

Court Grants MRSB Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings in Highly Contested Dissolution of Marriage Case

On April 5, 2018 after a one-year highly contested post dissolution matter, the Circuit Court of Jackson County, Missouri granted McDowell Rice’s Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings. On the eve of the one-year deadline, Petitioner sought to set aside the Judgment and Decree of Dissolution of Marriage which incorporated an agreed Separation and Pro...

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...