Located in the south central part of Kansas, Wichita is the largest city in the state with approximately 360,000 people. The Wichita Metropolitan Statistical Area has an estimated population of approximately 596,450. There are 714,790 people who reside within 50 miles of Wichita. Wichita offers its residents a quality of life that is clean, safe, and growing. Wichita is a three-time All-American City award-winner. In July 2006, CNN/Money and Money Magazine ranked Wichita 9th on its list of 10 best U.S. big cities in which to live.
There is no shortage of things to do. Wichitans take advantage of all the outdoors has to offer as well as the outstanding attractions that educate and enhance the city's quality of life. Wichita is home to a world class zoo and a wealth of museums, theaters and other attractions for all ages. Old Town is one of Wichita's premiere entertainment districts with distinctive restaurants, live concerts, nightclubs, specialty shops and a Saturday farmer's market. Wichita’s continued commitment to quality of life is illustrated by new projects such as Water Walk and Water Front developments as well as its new 15,000 seat arena, which opened in 2010.
Wichita has an impressive business and industrial base, affording excellent opportunities for a thriving local legal practice not found many other Kansas cities or towns. In addition to being a highly respected community, Wichita enjoys a low cost-of-living, safe neighborhoods to raise families in and many of the attractions you can only find in world-class cities. Here, you will enjoy a quality practice and quality lifestyle, with the opportunity to take on early professional and civic responsibility. So, if you are a law student with an outstanding academic and personal background who is interested in enjoying a quality law practice with a superior lifestyle, consider Hite, Fanning & Honeyman.