Graves Garrett LLC is pleased to announce four total recognitions for the firm in the 2019 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firm rankings, including one at the national level.
For the first time, Graves Garrett received a national ranking in Litigation. Additionally, the firm maintained its Kansas City Metropolitan rankings in Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense:... Read More
Graves Garrett is honored to have partners Todd Graves and Nathan Garrett named to the Kansas City Business Journal’s 2018 Best of the Bar list, the publication’s 17th annual compilation of the metro area’s top lawyers in private practice. Both have been repeat honorees.
For the second straight year, a panel of five judges selected the attorneys for the list,... Read More
Missouri Lawyers Weekly recently published an article detailing Graves Garrett partner Nathan Garrett’s intersecting roles as an attorney, former law enforcement officer and current president of the Kansas City (Mo.) Board of Police Commissioners.
The full story can be read at this link.
Prior to entering private practice in 2008, nearly Garrett’s entire professional career was associated with law enforcement, including... Read More
More than 100 people registered to take part in an online tax presentation featuring Graves Garrett attorney Benjamin Tompkins.
The Knowledge Group brought together a panel of thought leaders, including Tompkins, to provide the audience an in-depth analysis of the standards, procedures and defenses involving civil and criminal tax penalties. Speakers presented trends and developments surrounding this significant topic in... Read More
The National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) selected Graves Garrett partner Kathleen Fisher to teach a program on deposition skills. She instructed a group of lawyers in August on the campus of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
NITA is the nation’s leading provider of legal advocacy skills training. A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in Boulder, Colorado, NITA pioneered the legal... Read More
Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer’s campaign team hired Graves Garrett partner Todd Graves to work on a highly publicized and contested election matter.
Graves provided legal counsel in the review and recount process of the Republican primary for Kansas governor earlier this month. Colyer trailed by a slim margin in the days after the Tuesday, Aug. 7, voting before eventually conceding... Read More
Three attorneys from Graves Garrett were featured speakers at the Republican National Lawyers Association’s 2018 National Election Law Seminar held last weekend in St. Louis, Missouri. Founding partner Todd Graves moderated a panel, while partner Eddie Greim and associate Alan Simpson delivered a presentation during the two-day event.
As the principal national organization of Republican lawyers, the RNLA has a... Read More
Graves Garrett partner Nathan Garrett recently appeared on a Facebook Live video with members of the Kansas City Star’s editorial board to discuss matters associated with the Kansas City (Mo.) Police Department and the recent surge in violent crime. Garrett currently serves as president of the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners.
The full video can be viewed at this... Read More
Graves Garrett attorney Benjamin Tompkins will serve as subcommittee chair for Cryptocurrency on the Criminal Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association’s Litigation Section. He was appointed to a 2018-19 term, which started last week.
“I’m honored to accept this position and start work with a new subcommittee for the Criminal Litigation Committee,” Tompkins said. “This is a unique opportunity... Read More