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2020 Super Lawyers – Rick Morefield, Stan Bachman, Andrew Speicher

Morefield Speicher Bachman’s founding members Rick Morefield, Stan Bachman and Andrew Speicher were once again named to Super Lawyers’ Annual List of Top Attorneys in Kansas and Missouri for 2020. Rick and Andrew earned Super Lawyer distinction in the area of personal injury. Stan was honored in the area of construction law. Rick has been …

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When Convenience Has a Human Cost

Home Delivery Services – Mini Series Home Delivery Services –  The Human Cost Amazon has single-handedly changed the way we shop. Americans love the convenience of ordering something online and having it delivered to their doorstep the next day. Last year alone, Amazon shipped over 2.3 billion packages. This convenience comes with a real human …

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3 Ways Attorney Stan Bachman’s Unique Approach to Construction Law Helps His Clients

If you’ve worked with Stan before, you probably know that his background is actually in construction – which is a perfect fit, considering he’s a construction lawyer. His 25 years of experience as a general contractor and business owner brings a unique perspective for a construction lawyer. Not only does he understand the legal aspects, …

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MSB ALERT: New Ordinance on Employer’s use of Criminal Records

MSB ALERT: The City Council for Kansas City, Missouri recently passed restrictions on the ability of employers to inquire about and use a job applicant’s criminal history. Taking effect June 9, 2018, the city ordinance limits an employer’s ability to use criminal record information. Under this ordinance, employers will no longer be able to inquire …

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Richard Morefield Appointed to Chair TIPS Trial Techniques Committee

Attorney Richard Morefield has been appointed as Chair of the TIPS Trial Techniques Committee for the 2017-2018 membership year.  As chair, Rick will lead a diverse group of trial attorneys and law students from across the United States toward the goal of enhancing trial and advocacy skills for the more than 2000-member committee. The Trial Techniques Committee …

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MSB Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers List of Top Attorneys

Morefield Speicher Bachman’s founding members Rick Morefield, Andrew Speicher, and Stan Bachman were named to Super Lawyers’ Annual List of Top Attorneys in Kansas and Missouri for 2016.   Rick earned Super Lawyer distinction in the area of personal injury.  Andrew and Stan were honored as Rising Stars in the areas of personal injury and construction …

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A Paralegal Perspective: Is a Career as a Personal Injury Paralegal Right for You?

Thinking about working as a personal injury paralegal but wondering if it is a good fit for you?  Here’s my perspective on what it takes to work in this area of law. I have worked for personal injury and wrongful death attorneys Rick Morefield and Andrew Speicher for the past twelve years, representing people in …

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Appeals: Kansas Supreme Court

Next in Morefield Speicher Bachman’s series on law for non-lawyers, is a discussion about appeals in Kansas.  This article will look at what the appellate courts do and the differences between the two levels of appellate courts. On March 9, 2016, Kansas residents will get the opportunity to attend a session of the Kansas Supreme Court at historic Topeka High School. …

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