Recent News About Kansas Supreme Court
JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) — Kansas City attorney Edward Francis Walsh IV has been reinstated following an Oct. 1 Missouri Supreme Court order and his reciprocal suspension more than a decade ago over alleged dishonest behavior in a real estate transaction.
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Missouri Supreme Court reciprocally suspends Kansas City attorney over estate planning and probate case complaints
JEFFERSON CITY – Kansas City attorney David Preston Crandall has been reciprocally suspended following a Sept. 3 Missouri Supreme Court order and his suspension by a split Kansas Supreme Court in November 2018.
Kansas high court ruling to strike cap on damages in personal injury cases could affect forum shopping in Missouri
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas Supreme Court recently ruled to strike the state's cap on noneconomic damages in a personal injury case and that decision may affect forum shopping between Kansas and Missouri courts.
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Kansas attorney reciprocally disciplined in Missouri following multiple allegations of professional misconduct
JEFFERSON CITY – Attorney Brandon W. Deines of Lawrence, Kansas has been reciprocally suspended following a July 22 Missouri Supreme Court order regarding disciplinary proceedings against him in Kansas.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (St. Louis Record) — Attorney L. J. Buckner Jr. of Lenexa, Kansas, has been reciprocally disbarred following an Oct. 22 Missouri Supreme Court order after a similar discipline handed down in a split Kansas Supreme Court proceeding last summer.
JEFFERSON CITY (St. Louis Record) — Suspended Gladstone attorney Kenneth J. Geniuk has again been indefinitely suspended following an Aug. 21 Missouri Supreme Court order and his disbarment earlier this year in Kansas.
JEFFERSON CITY – Lawrence, Kansas attorney Brandy L. Sutton has been suspended indefinitely following a May 16 Missouri Supreme Court order following her suspension in Kansas over allegations that she mishandled an employee's retirement account.
Liberty attorney voluntarily disbarred in 2 states after conviction on attempting to sexually exploit child
Liberty attorney Jerome M. Patience has been voluntarily disbarred following a Feb. 23 Missouri Supreme Court order after he was sentenced last month to 6 years in prison for attempted sexual exploitation of a child.
Jefferson City attorney Joseph Jacob Esther's reinstatement to practice law and being placed on probation after being suspended for almost 17 years and a Kansas attorney's reciprocal disbarment were among three disciplines handed down recently by the Missouri Supreme Court.
Attorney Troy D. Renkemeyer of Overland Park, Kansas, has been reinstated to practice law in Missouri following a Dec. 5 Missouri Supreme Court order after his 2015 suspension in Kansas over fraud allegations arising from the sale of a trucking company eight years earlier.
Attorney Jeffrey A. Sutton of Basehor, Kansas, was reciprocally reprimanded by Missouri after receiving a public censure in Kansas over allegations by a "difficult" client
Attorney Robert Adam Mintz of Leawood, Kansas, who in 2014 was ordered by a judge to pay the mother of a friend $300,000 after Mintz failed to tell police about his role in the friend's death, has been reinstated to practice law in Missouri following a recent order.
Kansas City attorney reciprocally suspended in Missouri for representing clients on inactive license
Kansas attorney Kenton M. Hall, has been reciprocally suspended following an Oct. 2 Missouri Supreme Court order after his suspension in Kansas late last summer over allegations he represented clients there when his Kansas law license was inactive.
Leawood, Kansas, attorney Mark J. Schultz has been disbarred by order of the Missouri Supreme Court following a guilty plea on conspiracy allegations that he and his former law partner tried to steal money from an area health care facility.