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Mackenzie M. Baxter  |  Associate

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Mackenzie Maki Baxter is an associate with Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P.  She is admitted in Kansas and concentrates her practice on:

  • Civil litigation defense
  • Medical malpractice defense
  • Consumer protection litigation

Mackenzie focuses on efficiently and effectively advancing her client's interests.  She ensures she fully understands a client’s concerns and issues, while fervently advocating for them in state and federal courts. 

Mackenzie grew up in and loves the Wichita area. She received her B.S., cum laude, in Biology, with a Minor in Chemistry, from Wichita State University, and her J.D., with honors, from Washburn University School of Law.  In college, Mackenzie competed in Division I cross-country and long-distance track, and worked in a reproductive hormone lab. In law school, Mackenzie was a member of the mock trial team that participated in the National American Association of Justice’s Trial Advocacy Competition.  She also gained valued trial experience at the Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office. During her two semesters as an intern, she sought resolutions for misdemeanor traffic and domestic issues through plea negotiations, bench trials, and jury trials.  Additionally, she spent a semester working for the Kansas Bureau of Investigation’s Legal Department and a summer clerking at Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P.
Mackenzie is a member of the American Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, and Wichita Bar Association. She is also a member of the Wichita and Kansas Women Attorney’s Associations. 

Areas of Concentration
  • Civil litigation
  • Medical malpractice defense
  • Health care law
  • Consumer protection litigation

Court Admissions

  • Kansas, 2018
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 2018
  • Justice Alex M. Fromme Memorial Scholarship awarded by the Kansas Bar Foundation.
  • Case, Moses, & Zimmerman P.A. Law Student Scholarship awarded by the Kansas Bar Foundation.
  • Kansas Prosecutors Foundation Scholarship.
  • Washburn’s Women’s Alliance Scholarship.

Professional Memberships

  • Wichita Bar Association (2018-Present)
  • Kansas Bar Association (2018-Present)
  • American Bar Association (2018-Present)
  • Wichita Women Attorneys Association
  • Kansas Women Attorneys Association


  • Wichita State University, B.S., cum laude 2014
  • Washburn University School of Law, J.D., Dean’s Honors 2018
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.
Super Lawyers list includes HFH attorneys
Attorneys of Hite Fanning & Honeyman have been selected for inclusion in the latest issue of Super Lawyers. Richard Hite is included in the category of general litigation, Richard Honeyman and Jim Robinson are in the business litigation category and Art Chalmers is in the defense litigation category. Linda Parks is recognized in the area of business and corporate work and Gaye Tibbets is included in the category of Employment and Labor. Additionally, Don Gribble and Randy Troutt are included in the list of attorneys defending medical malpractice cases. Finally, Scott Hill was selected to be included in the list of Rising Stars in the area of business and corporate work. Super Lawyers’ annual process for identifying attorneys include independent research and peer review. No more than 5% of the attorneys in the state can be included in the Super Lawyers listing.