SPEER & HOLLIDAY, LLP
As a small firm we are committed to a personal experience of working one on one with each client, to give your case the attention it deserves. Our firm practices in a variety of areas. Practice areas include: appellate practice, family law, business law, estate planning, civil/commercial litigation, DUI/DWI, and juvenile offenders.
Barry D. Martin
- Estate of Ethel F. Draper v. Bank of America, 288 Kan. 510 (2009). Recovery in excess of $1,000,000 for Estate on theory of constructive fraud.
- Craven v. L&F, Inc., 132 P.3d 501 (Kan.App.2006). Case setting aside trial court's order confirming redemption of foreclosed real estate.
- Estate of Shirley Gamble, 209 P.3d 214 (Kan.App. 2009). District Court interpreted will of decedent to find vast majority of estate was to benefit decedent's grandchildren. Barry D. Martin appointment by trial court to administer estate.
- Kaplin v. Board of County Commissioners, 269 Kan. 122 (2000). Case interpreting historic fencing law in Kansas. Prevailed in position that "fence viewers" decision was final and could not be appealed.
- Board of County Commissioners v. Kearney, 8 Kan.App.2d 534 (1983). Successful in convincing trial court to set aside a Sheriff's tax foreclosure sale of real estate that had been in client's family for over 60 years.
- Rajala v. Doresky, 233 Kan.App.440 (1983). Successfully argued the Worker's Compensation Act precluded a supervisor from suing an employee who intentionally assaulted and injured the supervisor at work. Still the leading case on this issue in Kansas.
Admitted to practice:
- United States Supreme Court
- United States Tax Court
- United States Court of Claims
- United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
- United States District Court for Kansas and W.D. of Missouri
- United States Bankruptcy Court for Kansas and W.D. of Missouri
- University of Missouri-Kansas City, LL.M, Taxation - 1979
- Washburn University School of Law, J.D. - 1976
- University of Kansas, B.S. Accounting - 1973
- Johnson County Bar Association (Past President and Treasurer)
- Kansas Bar Association
- Missouri Bar Association
Johnson County Bar Foundation (Past Director)
Jadh J. Kerr
Direct Dial: 913-747-1808
- In re: Estate of Kenneth Lee Butler, 301 Kan. 385 (Kan. 2015).
Admitted to Practice:
- Kansas, 2007
- United States District Court for Kansas, 2007
- Missouri, 2015
- New York, 2008
- United States Court of Appeals for Veteran's Claims, 2009
University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Law, Kansas City, MO, J.D., 2007
- Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY, B.A., 2003
Kansas Bar Association
Johnson County Bar Association
American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association