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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. ...

Patrick Guinness Scores Significant Settlement for Client in Non-Compete and Defamation Case

After eighteen months of highly contested litigation, McDowell Rice successfully obtained a settlement in excess of one million dollars for its client in a non-compete and defamation case against former employees who started a competing business. McDowell Rice immediately obtained injunctive relief for its client, barring the former employees from...

Tiffany McFarland is CLE Presenter at KCMBA and JOCO Bar Family Law Programs

KCMBA CLE: Beyond the Basics: Unique Issues in Family Law, October 10, 2018 - Presentation: How to Ethically and Effectively Approach Cases with Pro Se Litigants Hon. Janette Rodecap,16th Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri, Jackson County Tiffany A. McFarland, McDowell, Rice, Smith & Buchanan, P.C https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/kcmba/CLE/201...

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/ ...