Hinkle Law Firm LLC celebrates Best Doctors

Last Thursday evening, Hinkle Law Firm was proud to help celebrate and recognize the Best Doctors recipients in the Wichita area. Member Chris Arellano shares why it was important to us to recognize those in the medical community who do exceptional work. Best Doctors  

Hinkle Law Firm LLC bankruptcy practice scores victory

Martin R. Ufford, a Member in Hinkle Law Firm’s bankruptcy practice, scored a major victory last week on behalf of client American Enterprise Bank based out of Chicago. Martin was able to win a summary judgment motion that he filed for his client, which resulted in a money judgment of nearly $1.7 million. He also Continue Reading

2016 Hinkle Law Firm Employment Law & Employee Benefits Seminar

Hinkle Law Firm LLC is pleased to invite you to its 2016 Employment Law & Employee Benefits Seminar. Presented by our experienced employment law and employee benefits attorneys, this full-day seminar is jam-packed with current, practical, and detailed information.  Sign up now to reserve your seat. Topics to be Covered 2016 Employment Law Roundup: What Continue Reading

Hinkle Law Firm Opens New East Office

Hinkle Law Firm LLC, one of the state’s preeminent law firms with offices in Wichita and Overland Park, is pleased to announce that their new office in the Hinkle Law Building, located at 1617 N. Waterfront Parkway, is open for business. “The uniqueness of the building coupled with its location make it one of the Continue Reading

Hinkle defense team gets solid win

On Tuesday, September 13, 2016, the Hinkle Law Firm LLC defense team of Mark R. Maloney and Gregory S. Young obtained a defense verdict on behalf of two general surgeons in a medical malpractice lawsuit.  The case was tried in Saline County, Kansas. The Plaintiff alleged both defendants deviated from the accepted standards of care Continue Reading

The NEW Student Loan Assistance Program – Everyday Scams

The NEW Student Loan Assistance Program – Everyday Scams My client received a check about student loan assistance in the mail, unsolicited, for $18,000! My client is an elderly woman, in her late 70’s. Her life is like a lot of my clients – filled with ups and downs. That’s why she’s my client. But she’s Continue Reading

The New Overtime Exemption Regulations: What Employers Need to Know – October 3 & 11

Millions of employees will be affected by the Department of Labor’s new Overtime Exemption Regulations that become effective December 1, 2016. To help employers figure out how to deal with these regulations, our experienced wage/hour attorneys will be hosting two seminars in October.  Each seminar will consist of a presentation that covers the new regulations and Continue Reading


Hinkle Law Firm has thirteen Attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 Publication. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a peer-review survey of 1.8 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country. They are reviewed on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are Continue Reading

Hinkle Continues to Grow with the Addition of New Attorney

Hinkle Law Firm LLC is proud to announce attorney Mark Maloney has joined the firm as a Member. Mark has 25 years of experience representing hospitals, assisted living/long term care facilities, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and other health care providers before the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts,   in malpractice actions, and in other legal Continue Reading

Independent Oil Companies Have Opportunity for Estate and Succession Planning

Laura Mossman, Hinkle Law Firm LLC Mitch Caddell, BKD With recent declines in oil and gas prices, owners of family-owned, closely held energy companies have the opportunity to transfer significant wealth to the next generation or to key employees at reduced prices. Whether you’re transferring entity interests and individual holdings or funding trusts for the Continue Reading

Hinkle Attorneys Receive 2015 Super Lawyers Designation

Hinkle Law Firm is pleased to congratulate the 15 attorneys named 2015 Super Lawyers, and the 7 attorneys named Rising Stars. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding Continue Reading


Hinkle Law Firm is pleased to invite you to its 2015 Employment Law & Employee Benefits Seminar. Presented by our experienced employment law and employee benefits attorneys, this full-day seminar is jam-packed with current, practical, and detailed information. Sign up now to reserve your seat. Topics to be Covered The Latest on the New IRS Healthcare Coverage Continue Reading

Hinkle Law Firm Is Moving To Waterfront

Hinkle Law Firm has announced it will consolidate its two Wichita offices, consisting of 40 lawyers and 70 employees, into a new facility in Wichita’s Waterfront development. Hinkle will occupy three of the building’s seven floors and will have naming rights.  The new Hinkle Law Firm Building is being developed by Murfin, Inc.   “Although saddened Continue Reading

If You Want To Have A Chance To Discharge Your Income Tax Liability, You Must File Your Tax Returns On Time

In some circumstances, it is possible to discharge in bankruptcy certain income tax liabilities, including the taxes themselves, penalties and interest. However, in a decision handed down on December 29, 2014 by the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (which is binding precedent for bankruptcy courts in Kansas), the court ruled that Continue Reading

13 Hinkle Law Firm Attorneys Named to 2016 Best Lawyers® in America List

Hinkle Law Firm  is pleased to announce that 13 lawyers have been named to the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers. Lawyers on the Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure Continue Reading

Hinkle Attorney Gives Welcome In Kansas Connects Magazine

Trinidad Galdean, Kansas SHRM President, authors message in Kansas Connects Magazine. The magazine is supplied to over 2,600 human resources professionals in the Mid-West.  Trinidad frequently advises human resource professionals and management on a daily basis.  As President of the Kansas SHRM State Council, he assists human resource professionals on key trends and issues. To read the Continue Reading

Steven Smith Listed As A Presenter At The 2015 Kansas SHRM Annual Conference.

Steven P. Smith will speak at the 2015 Kansas SHRM Annual Conference in Overland Park, Kansas. On September 24th, Smith will present on “Keeping up with the ACA: What employers need to know.” There are only a few select attorneys asked to speak at the Conference. It is attended by 500+ human resource professionals and Continue Reading

Michelle Stewart Named Fellow Of Litigation Counsel Of America

Kansas City attorney Michelle R. Stewart, has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Ms. Stewart is a leader in the litigation practice group and is the Member in charge of the firm’s Overland Park office. A 1996 graduate of the Kansas State University, she received her Juris Doctor degree from Continue Reading

J. Philip Davidson Named Fellow Of Litigation Counsel Of America

Attorney J. Philip Davidson, has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Mr. Davidson leads Hinkle’s litigation practice group. A 1987 graduate of the University of Kansas, he received his Juris Doctor degree from Washburn University School of Law in 1990. Mr. Davidson regularly represents both regional and national enterprises in Continue Reading

Firm Announces New Managing Members

The firm is pleased to announce the election of Michael Herd, Eric Namee, and Edward Nazar as managing members.  They will jointly manage the firm’s day-to-day operations and strategic planning.  Michael Herd has practiced in the Wichita community for over 30 years. He has been in the Firm’s corporate and real estate department since 1999 Continue Reading