Ms. Ricke is a member of the firm's litigation group. She is lead counsel and responsible for her own book of business and litigation docket, including investigation of claims and defenses, discovery, depositions, motion practice, alternative dispute resolution, trial and appeal. Ricke has successfully litigated a wide variety of matters, including products liability, electrical contact and professional liability cases. She has successfully defended hundreds of cases involving claimed medical and personal injury, and resulting damages, either by settlement or trial.
Ms. Ricke has both first and second chair trial experience and has argued before the Kansas Supreme Court and the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District of Missouri. Ms. Ricke is a graduate of the International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy. Ms. Ricke also regularly provides strategic legal advice and risk minimization strategies to businesses and individuals.
Honors and Awards:
J.D. with Dean's Honors, Washburn University, 1994
B.S. Journalism, University of Kansas, 1990
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, 1997
United States District Court for the District of Kansas, 1994