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100 N. Broadway Street, Suite 950, Wichita, KS 67202

We are business-minded and trial-ready attorneys with decades of success.

Premier business and litigation law firm

Experienced

&

knowledgeable

Litigation

Long known for our experience in general and complex litigation, clients trust our knowledge and experience. We are a trial-ready firm focused on successful and more cost-efficient results. We identify key issues early in the case and then leverage that knowledge throughout the litigation. We excel in state and federal court, arbitration, and across the bargaining table.

Business Law

Our lawyers cover a broad spectrum of issues important to business, including transactions, planning, disputes, contracts, and corporate governance.  Attention to detail and building relationships ensures that our attorneys will guide you in the right direction.  When needed we pair our business lawyers with our litigators for the benefit of our clients.

Motivated

&

dedicated

Employment Law

We regularly represent both employers and employees in addressing various human resource and employment situations. For employers, our lawyers can assist with your back-end litigation needs as well as front-end training and policy development. For employees, we work with you in addressing wrongful employment practices and prosecuting claims.

Family Law

Hite, Fanning & Honeyman knows families need attorneys who understand the issues they are facing and can find a resolution to their problems. Family law requires an attorney who takes the time to listen with compassion, as well as having a clear understanding of the law.  It’s an emotional and difficult time for families, but our attorneys will thoroughly explain the process and work for the best resolution for our client

All Walks of Life

DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE

We view a diverse workforce as an industry advantage. Our attorneys bring skill and talent to each meeting, conference, and courtroom. We seek out the best people who will bring unparalleled skill to the workplace. As a result, Hite, Fanning & Honeyman can better serve our diverse clients and businesses.

Our firm treats everyone with respect and dignity, and in doing so, creates an atmosphere in which our attorneys can achieve their best for our clients.
  • Attorney Spotlight

    Mackenzie Maki Baxter

    Associate
    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.
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    Tracie R. England

    Partner
    Tracie provides thorough assessments of her clients' legal matters in a cost effective, efficient and timely fashion. She has built an excellent reputation in the legal profession by being diligent, respectful and ethical. Tracie prides herself on practicing law by the "Golden Rule."
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  • H. W. Fanning
    Attorney Spotlight

    H. W. "Bud" Fanning,

    Retired
    Bud Fanning is a Wichita native with a storied career as a trial lawyer and one of the original partners for Hite, Fanning & Honeyman. He was awarded the Bill Kahrs Lifetime Achievement Award by the Kansas Association of Defense Counsel in 2010.
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  • Attorney Spotlight

    Kim Donica Farha

    Partner
    Kim devotes a portion of her practice to handling insurance defense cases on behalf of several leading insurance carriers. In this capacity, she has represented clients in automobile accidents, slip and fall claims, and personal or property damage cases.
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  • Attorney Spotlight

    Jennifer L. Goheen

    Partner
    Jennifer devotes a significant portion of her practice to helping clients navigate the complicated areas of family law and domestic relations. With over 15 years of experience, Jennifer maintains a strong focus on the needs of her clients and how to best resolve issues with their children’s best interests in mind.
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  • Attorney Spotlight

    Don D. Gribble II

    Partner
    Don routinely handles multi-million dollar claims and has primary responsibility for several of the firm’s largest clients. Don has been involved in 60 jury trials and has handled multiple appellate matters establishing a significant precedent in Kansas law.
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    Jerry D. Hawkins

    Partner
    A seasoned litigator, Jerry has also handled several matters on appeal. He has practiced since 1997 and has an AV® Peer Review Rating in the distinguished legal directory, Martindale-Hubbell®.
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  • Attorney Spotlight

    Scott M. Hill

    Partner
    Scott's ability to efficiently and effectively focus on his clients’ business decisions makes him a valuable resource in determining the course of action to pursue in their transactional matters.
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  • Attorney Spotlight

    Richard C. "Dick" Hite

    Partner
    Dick Hite is a founding member and senior partner in the law firm of Hite, Fanning & Honeyman, L.L.P. Dick also serves as an arbitrator and mediator in business, contract, environmental and professional liability disputes.
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  • Attorney Spotlight

    Richard L. "Dick" Honeyman

    Partner
    Dick is a founding partner in the firm of Hite, Fanning & Honeyman, L.L.P. and practices principally in the area of civil litigation. He frequently serves as an ADR mediator for cases pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas and the Eighteenth Judicial District of the State of Kansas.
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  • Attorney Spotlight

    Bradley J. LaForge

    Partner
    Brad has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in complex matters before juries, judges and appellate courts at both the state and federal levels. This unique perspective repeatedly translates into favorable results for his clients.
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  • Attorney Spotlight

    Stephen H. Netherton

    Partner
    Stephen's practice focuses on advocating for clients in state and federal  court. At each stage of litigation, from the inception of a claim to trial, and on appeal, Stephen works to efficiently and effectively advance his client's interest.
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  • Attorney Spotlight

    Jon E. Newman

    Partner
    Jon practices in the areas of employment law, civil litigation, and workers' compensation. He was also named Best Lawyer's 2014-15 Wichita Workers Compensation - Employers Lawyer of the Year.
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  • Attorney Spotlight

    Linda S. Parks

    Partner
    Linda Parks serves as managing partner at Hite, Fanning & Honeyman, L.L.P., a position she has held since the inception of the firm. Her approach to the practice of law is to go the extra mile to understand clients’ businesses, goals, and challenges.
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  • Attorney Spotlight

    Jim Robinson

    Partner
    Jim Robinson is a senior partner in the law firm of Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P. Jim is a seasoned litigator with 35 years of experience. He  is listed in the Best Lawyers in America in the areas of "Bet-the-Company Litigation," "Commercial Litigation" and "Litigation - Banking and Finance."
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  • F. James Robinson
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    Kelly J. Rundell

    Of Counsel
    As a former Deputy City Attorney for the City of Wichita, Kelly spent over 20 years litigating municipal liability, in addition to employment and labor law issues in the government sector. She is regarded as a resource for presentations, publications, and continuing legal education materials on the issues of employment law, ethics, and trial litigation practice.
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  • Attorney Spotlight

    Gaye B. Tibbets

    Partner
    Gaye is an experienced civil trial lawyer, having tried more than 40 cases to verdict in state and federal courts. She also has nearly 30 years of experience in representing parties in administrative proceedings and has represented both employees and employers in commercial arbitration.
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  • Attorney Spotlight

    Randy J. Troutt

    Partner
    With over 35 years of experience, Randy routinely handles multimillion-dollar claims and has primary responsibility for several of the firm's largest clients.
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Invested in our Community

We believe that being an active part of community, through professional and philanthropic organizations, is a strength for our firm. Our attorneys serve on numerous boards and committees that help create strategic plans, serve children and families, and much more. Active community involvement is beneficial for the community in which we serve and ultimately, our clients.

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