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Why Wichita?

Located in the south central part of Kansas, Wichita is the largest city in the state with approximately 360,000 people.  The Wichita Metropolitan Statistical Area has an estimated population of  approximately 596,450.  There are 714,790 people who reside within 50 miles of Wichita.  Wichita offers its residents a quality of life that is clean, safe, and growing.  Wichita is a three-time All-American City award-winner.  In July 2006, CNN/Money and Money Magazine ranked Wichita 9th on its list of 10 best U.S. big cities in which to live.

There is no shortage of things to do.  Wichitans take advantage of all the outdoors has to offer as well as the outstanding attractions that educate and enhance the city's quality of life.  Wichita is home to a world class zoo and a wealth of museums, theaters and other attractions for all ages.  Old Town is one of Wichita's premiere entertainment districts with distinctive restaurants, live concerts, nightclubs, specialty shops and a Saturday farmer's market.  Wichita’s continued commitment to quality of life is illustrated by new projects such as Water Walk and Water Front developments as well as its new 15,000 seat arena, which opened in 2010.

Wichita has an impressive business and industrial base, affording excellent opportunities for a thriving local legal practice not found many other Kansas cities or towns.  In addition to being a highly respected community, Wichita enjoys a low cost-of-living, safe neighborhoods to raise families in and many of the attractions you can only find in world-class cities.   Here, you will enjoy a quality practice and quality lifestyle, with the opportunity to take on early professional and civic responsibility.  So, if you are a law student with an outstanding academic and personal background who is interested in enjoying a quality law practice with a superior lifestyle, consider Hite, Fanning & Honeyman.

 

HFH Attorneys Named in 2020 Best Lawyers
Eight lawyers of the Wichita law firm of Hite Fanning & Honeyman LLP are recognized in the Best Lawyers of America 2020. Additionally, Lawyer of the Year awards are presented annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area. HFH’s F. James Robinson was named the 2020 Lawyer of the Year in Wichita in Bet-the Company litigation; Jim was also recognized for commercial litigation, and banking & finance litigation. Other HFH attorneys recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2020 edition are Don Gribble (medical malpractice-defense), Richard Hite (bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, mediation and personal injury litigation-defense), Richard Honeyman (personal injury litigation – defense), Jon Newman (employment law-individuals, employment law-management./insurance and workers’ compensation-employers), Linda Parks (bankruptcy creditor and debtor rights, insolvency and reorganization law and commercial litigation), Gaye Tibbets (employment law-individuals, employment law management and labor and employment litigation), and Randy Troutt has been ( medical malpractice defense litigation). , Best Lawyers is a peer review publication, seeking the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of colleagues in the same practice area.
F. James Robinson is recognized by legal professionals.
F. James Robinson was inducted into the Warren E. Burger Society. named after the former Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, the Burger Society honors individuals who have used their time, talent and support to further the mission of the National Center for State Court's in exceptional ways.
Court Rules Against Proposed Wind Farm in Northern Sumner County
On September 21, a Sumner County judge issued a ruling in a zoning appeal case that blocks the construction of a proposed wind farm in northern Sumner County.