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AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell: Representing the highest ethical and legal standards in commercial construction, equine and veterinary law.

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell: Representing the highest ethical and legal standards in commercial construction, equine and veterinary law.

Awards

Corporate Vision Magazine

American Law Firm of the Year: KS

Fortune Magazine

National Female Leaders in Law

Martindale-Hubbell

AV Rating

KC Business Journal

Best of the Bar, Construction Law

Equus Magazine

National Leaders in Equine Law

About Farris Legal Services, LLC

Denise is the Founder and Managing Member of Farris Legal Services LLC, practicing general business, commercial construction and equine law. Farris Legal Services LLC emphasizes small business training, risk management, government contracting and minority/women business certification issues at the local, state and national levels.

Denise Farris, Managing Member

Denise is the Founder and Managing Member of Farris Legal Services LLC, practicing general business, commercial construction and equine law. Trained in the city’s largest law firms, Denise opened her own practice in 1996 and has been consistently AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mediation & Arbitration

In 2013, Denise Farris, Managing Member of Farris Legal Services LLC, launched Perspective Dispute Resolution LLC. Using the training and practice guidelines of the American Arbitration Association, Perspectives offers arbitration, mediation and conflict resolution services for general business, commercial construction, and equine and veterinary law disputes. Click the button below to learn more about Perspectives Dispute Resolution LLC.

Recent Articles

The Five Commandments of Equine Sales Contracts
Horses sell every day, but when it comes right down to it, most people involved in a horse sale are not sure what facts the seller must disclose. Likewise, there are certain
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Shut Your Mouth – And Computer: Defamation in the Internet Age
You’ve heard the old adage – “Telegraph, Tell-a-Farrier”. While intended as a joke, the equine world is famous for rapid transmission of gossip. While much of this is harmless, occasionally gossip spreads
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Disclosure Requirements in a Horse Sale
Horses sell every day, but when it comes right down to it, most people involved in a horse sale are not exactly sure what facts the seller must disclose. The law creates
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Client Testimonials

Denise is a jewel, a very kind and knowledgeable person concerning construction legal matters. I would recommend her legal services.
Carol Taylor
President
A Clean Slate LLC
Denise thinks out of the box and is eager to help me implement my ideas. Her help with my architect-led design-build company has been very valuable. She helps me grow my business by supporting me in offering expanded services to my clients.
Mary Cyr
Executive Director
Downtown Overland Park Partnership
I’ve found Denise to be thorough and adept at immediately identifying and understanding the legal issues involved in a matter. She has an excellent reputation in the legal community, as well as among charitable and service-oriented groups. She cares about every project she gets her hands on, and I would recommend her without reservation.
Tracy Bornman
Partner, Patent Attorney
Hovey Williams LLP
Denise came highly recommended as a national expert in the field of WBE and MWBE certifications. Denise has a no-nonsense approach to getting the task completed on schedule. Denise is extremely thorough and systematic in her approach. I was able to obtain certification with the City within 90 days because of the preparation I received from Denise. She is exemplary in her field and is the consummate advocate for women in business.
Angela Brown
Trainer, Coach & Speaker
Brown & Brown Group LLC
Our firm has referred business to Denise a number of times over the last decade. She has also contributed several articles to our website at www.insureyourhorse.com. We've been very pleased with the work Denise has done for our clients and recommend her as an expert in equine-related legal matters.
Evan Beauchamp
Member/Owner
Equine Insurance Specialists, LLC
Denise is tireless in her advocacy for Women and Minority Owned businesses. Her advocacy is well respected at all levels of government. I am honored to have worked with her on issues that will transform government and provide better pathways to equity in procurement for women and minority owned businesses. When advocating for better policies in the area of construction-based procurement, you could not choose a better person.
Lazone Grays Jr.
Instructional Facilitator, Streets University
IBSA Inc.