Tom Barnes II has been named President Elect of the Kansas Bar Association Bankruptcy and Insolvency Section for 2021.
Stumbo Hanson, LLP has been named a Best Law Firm for 2021 by U.S. News and World Report, in its’ Metro Tier 1 rankings by state.
In its Annual List of Top Attorneys, Super Lawyers named Tom R. Barnes II in the field of Bankruptcy: Business and Lee Hendricks in the field of State, Local and Municipal Law.
The American Bankruptcy Institute reports that 6,327 bankruptcy cases were filed in Kansas in 2018. Of these cases, 54% were filed under Chapter 7 and 45% were filed under Chapter 13. This means bankruptcy filings were up 3% in 2018 over 2017 filings. With a total population of 2,818,747 (2009 U.S. Census Bureau), Kansas saw 2.45 filings per 1,000 people.
Stumbo Hanson, LLP, is honored that Tom Barnes, Todd Luckman, Lee Hendricks, and Kathryn Sheedy are listed among the 12 Top Rated Bankruptcy Lawyers in Topeka, Kansas by Super Lawyers. Additionally, Gary Hanson and Lee Hendricks are named as Top Rated State, Local & Municipal Attorneys in Topeka, Kansas. If you…
Topeka’s and Shawnee County’s legal offices spent more than half a million dollars on outside counsel in 2014 alone. The bulk of payments stem from wrongful death suit against county jail.
Public water supply is a 24/7/365 business. Larger systems have employees on the job at all times, but for the vast majority of systems in Kansas, nights, weekends, and holidays are covered by employees on call.Federal wage and hour laws regulate on call time for public employees. These rules can be complicated, and do not apply the same to everyone.
The list goes on and on – people across the state who serve on boards or in positions of power who embezzle or steal.
In an age of increasing speed of communication and technology, the basics of the business haven’t changed: listening to the client’s concerns and fighting to give them a chance.
One of the many products of the 2008 housing crash and resulting recession was the passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in 2010. While other provisions of the Act garnered headlines, a less well-known part contained a change to existing statutes and regulations to provide new duties for “municipal advisors”.