Monthly Archives: August 2013

Summary Judgment

  mike-norris melissa-hillman Mike Norris and Melissa Hillman successfully defended a local School District, a principal and a teacher against recent claims of student-on-student bullying and sexual harassment asserted by a student pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 and the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Mr. Norris and Ms. Hillman filed a Motion for Summary Judgment on behalf of the Defendants in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, arguing that the Plaintiff could not meet his burden of proof under either Title IX or the...
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Harvesters4Each year Norris & Keplinger closes its doors for one day and donates its time to a local non-profit organization.  This year the firm chose Harvesters of Kansas City. For those who have never heard of Harvesters, it is a community food bank that serves as many as 66,000 people every week. Utilizing a network of more than 620 emergency food pantries, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, children’s homes, homes for the mentally disabled and shelters for battered persons, Harvesters distributes more than 35 million pounds of food to 26 different counties throughout Kansas.  Harvesters relies mostly on volunteers to accomplish this amazing work which is why...
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