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Rick Smith,

Rick is a Washburn Law alumnus and a communicator and teacher by training. He and his wife are portrait artists, musicians, and the parents of six children. Rick enjoys helping clients through the legal process.


My Legal Practice Areas

Helping with some of life’s biggest changes.

Estate Planning

Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Living Will Declarations, etc.

Probate Estates

Real estate transfers, small-estate transfers, filing & probating Wills


Step-parent, independent, agency, adult

Guardianship & Conservatorship

Minors and adults, special needs, etc.

What People Say About Us

Client Testimonials

Learning Center

Learning the
legal process


My goal is to help clients understand the legal process, and thus feel more confident and informed as I work with them to achieve their goals.

Insights & Perspectives

Attorney Blog

Starting a Business in Kansas

What is legally required to start a business in Kansas?  Not much (especially for a sole proprietor)—but if the goal is to have a successful

Inspired by Courage

I am impressed by the courage of my clients. I think it is the best part of my job! I was nervous the first time