MRSB News

Rebecca Martin Nominated as Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

McDowell Rice congratulates Rebecca Martin on her nomination to become a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Selection as a Fellow is recognition of a lawyer whose career has demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of society. Membership is limited to one percent of the lawyers a...

Hugh Marshall Obtains New Judgment in Irrevocable Testamentary Trust Matter

Congratulations to Hugh L. Marshall for obtaining the termination of an irrevocable testamentary trust, allowing him to procure nearly nine hundred thousand dollars for a client who was otherwise locked into receiving a mere fraction of that amount over his lifetime. The obstacles were considerable. There was a judgment over six decades old that in...

Greg Spies Selected as Fellow of Construction Lawyers Society of America

McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan congratulates Greg Spies on being selected as a fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America for top construction lawyers. The Construction Lawyers Society of America is an invitation-only, selective and limited membership international association of the world’s best construction lawyers. The composition of...

Mike Griffin, Jonathan Margolies and Pete Smith Named to 2019 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

McDowell Rice Smith & Buchanan congratulates Mike Griffin, Jonathan Margolies, and Pete Smith for once again being named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the following practice areas: -Michael E. Griffin: Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) -Jonathan A. Margolies: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Ri...

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...

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 ...