Richart, R. Scott

311 West Kansas AvenueIndependence, MO 64050- 3715

Updated: 03/07/2017

Overview

Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Member

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Juvenile Law

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1993

Other Affiliations

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Diplomate)
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, 2002 - 2003 (Chairman, Family Law Committee)
  • Eastern Jackson County Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)

Honors

  • BV Rated
  • American Institute of Legal Counsel, Top 10 Attorney
  • The National Advocates, Top 100 Lawyers
  • 2016 Centennial Lion Award, Greater Kansas City Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Classes and Seminars

  • Bumps in the Road to Margaritaville: Issues in Dividing Retirement Plans in Divorce, 2017 Missouri Advanced Family Law Symposium
  • When is a Judgment Final in Family Law?, 2016 Missouri Bar Annual Meeting
  • Co-habitation Agreements, 2015 Family Law Conference, Missouri Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Executive Director, National Board of Anesthesiology, Inc.
  • Military Order of World Wars

Past Positions

  • Cpt. U.S. Army Reserve, Armor Officer

Education

  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska, 1992
    J.D.
  • University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, 1985
    B.A.

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information

Address

311 West Kansas AvenueIndependence, MO 64050- 3715

Fax

  • 816-836-8953

Email

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