Foulston Siefkin LLP Attorneys Named to 2023 Best Lawyers Lists

A total of 66 Foulston Siefkin attorneys have been recognized in the 2023 Editions of The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, including 7 honored as “Lawyer of the Year” in a specific practice area and city. First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is a well-known reference work which uses peer feedback to develop… Read more »

Smithyman & Zakoura attorneys join Foulston Siefkin’s Overland Park office

Foulston Siefkin LLP is expanding its energy and public utilities practice with the addition of three attorneys from Smithyman & Zakoura, Chartered, effective Aug. 1, 2022. Founded in 1986, for more than 35 years Smithyman & Zakoura has represented the business, medical, government, and faith communities throughout Kansas and metropolitan Kansas City. Attorneys Lee M…. Read more »

Olathe Public Schools Receives $1.5 Million in Grant Funds for Safety, Mental Wellness and Early Childhood

In the last month, Olathe Public Schools received $1.5 million total from different organizations for safety resources, mental health positions and early childhood development. The Safety and Security Department was awarded a Safe and Secure Schools grant from the Kansas Department of Education (KSDE) for $421,700 for two separate projects – the implementation of Centegix… Read more »

MNU Awarded $2 Million Mabee Foundation Challenge Grant

MidAmerica Nazarene University announced the award of a $2 million challenge grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation toward the construction of a new athletic stadium and several athletic facility upgrades. The project is the third phase of capital improvements in the Bright Futures campaign which so far has raised nearly $27 million in… Read more »

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Ranked Fourth Best Large Community Hospital on Fortune/Merative Top 100 Hospitals List

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission has been ranked as the fourth best large community hospital in the U.S. by the 2022 Fortune/Merative 100 Top Hospitals® list. This is the sixth time AdventHealth Shawnee Mission has been recognized on the annual list published by Fortune. Merative, a data, analytics and technology partner for the health industry, has identified the top… Read more »

Attorney Maria Drouhard Joins Foulston’s Kansas City Office

Associate attorney Maria Drouhard has joined law firm Foulston Siefkin LLP’s employment and litigation practice group. She is based in the firm’s Overland Park office, where she works with clients in the areas of commercial disputes and employment. Prior to Foulston, Drouhard gained experience in the judicial system as a law clerk for the Hon…. Read more »

Chambers USA 2022 awards Foulston Siefkin top rankings

Foulston Siefkin LLP and its attorneys have again received top-tier rankings in the London-based Chambers USA 2022 Guide. Chambers USA ranks the top lawyers and law firms in all states across the U.S. using independent research. Leading law firms and individual lawyers are ranked based on the quality of technical legal ability, client service, depth… Read more »

Multiple Benton House communities receive national recognition

Multiple local Benton House communities were recently awarded with a US News and World Report “Best Assisted Living” and/or “Best Memory Care” award. Four local communities were recognized, but the company had 20 communities honored overall. The award was based on recent resident and family satisfaction surveys. Over 3,000 communities participated nationally, with the top… Read more »

Creek Named Chief People Officer for AdventHealth Mid-America Region

AdventHealth recently named Gina Creek as chief people officer for the Mid-America Region. In her new role, Creek will lead human resources at AdventHealth’s hospitals and clinics in Kansas and Wisconsin, including AdventHealth Shawnee Mission, AdventHealth South Overland Park, AdventHealth Ottawa and AdventHealth Durand. Creek has been with AdventHealth since 2011, having first worked in… Read more »