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  • "Who Needs Social Networking,” Kansas Defense Journal (Fall 2011)
  • “Challenges to Independent and Open Courts,” Kansas Defense Journal
  • “2011 Legislative Update,” Kansas Defense Journal  (Summer 2011)
  • “Pleading Affirmative Defense to Comply with the Twombly/Iqbal Standard,” Kansas Defense Journal  (Winter 2011)
  • “Funding Judicial Elections,” Kansas Defense Journal (2007)
  • “Contorts for Busted Business Deals,” Journal of the Kansas Bar Association (2003)
  • “Protecting Trade Secrets in the Record,” Kansas Defense Journal (2001)
  • “If Wishes Were Horses: The Economic Waste Doctrine in Construction Litigation,” Journal of the Kansas Bar Association (2001)
  • Co-editor, Kansas Bankruptcy Handbook, Kansas Bar Association, 2009.
  • Comment Published in Spring 2007 Volume of the Washburn Law Journal:   "Precedent Versus Plain Meaning: Resolving the CERCLA § 107 Controversy After Cooper Indus., Inc. v. Aviall Servs., Inc. [E.I. DuPont De Nemours & Co. v. United States, 460 F.3d 515 (3d Cir. 2006)]"
  • “The Pot Calls the Kettle Black:  A Rebuttal to ‘Cutting the Hedge: Reforming Comparative Fault in Medical Malpractice’,” KADC Legal Letter (Spring 2007)
  • Co-Author, “An Argument that the KCPA Does Not Apply to the Practice of Law or Medicine,” KADC Legal Letter (2004)
  • “Challenging the Reasonableness of the Plaintiff’s Expert’s Fee,” KADC Legal Letter (2001)
  • Co-Author, “Are Confidential Settlement Agreements Enforceable?” KADC Legal Letter(March 1999)
  • KBA Annual Survey, Insurance Law 2000-present
  • KBA Young Lawyers’ Newsletter, 2010 “Tips for Dealing with Difficult Counsel in a Deposition"
  • KBA Annual Survey, Employee Relations Law, 2006
  • “Dennis Rodman and Title VII,” Vol. 3, Issue 4, July 1996, Kansas Employment Law Newsletter, M. Lee. Publishers
  • “Having Your Cake and Eating it Too: Is Filing a Claim for Disability Benefits a Bar to A Later ADA Lawsuit?” Vol. 2, Issue 6, September 1995, Kansas Employment Law Newsletter, M. Lee. Publishers
  • “Potential Effect of Recent Employment Legislation on Rights of Pregnant Employees” Vol. 2, Issue 6, September 1995, Kansas Employment Law Newsletter, M. Lee. Publishers
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.
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.
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.