Bryan W. Smith: Lawyer with Smith Law Firm

Bryan W. Smith

Topeka,  KS  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Land Use
  • Zoning Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Business Transactions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Contracts
University University of Central Florida, B.S., 1989
Law SchoolWashburn University of Topeka, J.D., cum laude, 1992
Admitted1992, Kansas; 1993, Missouri
Memberships Topeka (President, Young Lawyers Section, 1993-1994), Kansas and American Bar Associations; The Missouri Bar; American Inns of Court; Sam A. Crow Inn; Kansas Association for Justice (Board of Governors, Eagle Member, Legislation Committee); American Association for Justice.
BornLakeland, Florida, January 24, 1967

Order of Barristers; Phi Kappa Phi. Recipient, Judge Foth Writing Award, 1990. Associate Editor, Washburn Law Journal, 1991-1992. Vice President, Washburn Moot Court Council, 1991-1992. Author: "Construction Insurance," Chapter 13, Kansas Construction Law, 2nd Edition 2006; "Construction Insurance," Chapter 16, Kansas Construction Law, 1st Edition, 2000; "Is Your Lawsuit Properly Commenced?," Journal of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, vol. II, No. 1, September, 1997; "How to Prevent the Discovery of Opinions Held by Nontestifying Experts," Journal of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Assoc., Vol. 19, No. 4, March 1996; "Using the Deposition of a Party at Trial," Journal of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Assoc., Vol. 19, No. 2, November 1995; "The Decline and Fall of the Collateral Source Rule," American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Litigation Committee Newsletter, Vol. 7, No. 1, 1993. Note, "Kansas Tort Reform: Did It Really Work?" 31 Washburn Law Journal 106, 1991; Comment, "Recovery of Wrongful Birth Damages in Kansas," 30 Washburn Law Journal 566, 1991. Topeka-Shawnee County Metropolitan Planning Commission (Member, 1995-1999; Chairman, 1997-1999).

Reported CasesThompson v. KFB Insurance Company, 252 Kan. 1010, 850 P.2d 773 (1993); Fiegener v. Freeman-Oak Hill Health System, et al, 996 S.W. 2d. 767 (Mo. App.S.D. 1999); Sports Unlimted, Inc. v. Lankford Enterprises, Inc., 93 F. Supp. 2d, 1164 (D. Kan. 2000); Wilson v. Kansas State University, 273 Kan. 584, 44 P.3d 454 (2002); TFM Comm., Inc. v. Dultmeier Development Company, 206 WL 2443940, 140 P. 3d 453 (Kan. App. 2006); Hutton Contracting Company v. Stanion Wholesale Electric Company, 487 F. 3d 772 (10th Cir. 2007); Skiles v. County of Rawlins, 2007 WL 983123 (D. Kan. 2007); David Young v. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, 2011 WL 3236555 (D. Kan. 2011).

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Bryan W. Smith

5930 SW 29th Street, Suite 200
TopekaKS 66614


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