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Kim Donica Farha  |  Partner

T 316-265-7741F 316-267-7803E farha@hitefanning.com

Kim Farha is a partner in the firm of Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P. She concentrates her practice in the areas of:

  • Business litigation
  • Real estate litigation
  • Civil litigation
  • Electronic discovery

She also devotes a portion of her practice to handling insurance defense cases on behalf of several leading insurance carriers. In this capacity, she has represented clients in automobile accidents, slip and fall claims, and personal or property damage cases.

Kim is admitted to practice in the Kansas, Oklahoma and Florida (inactive) state courts, and the U.S. District Courts for the District of Kansas and Western District of Oklahoma. She is a member of the Wichita, Kansas, Oklahoma, Florida and American Bar associations; Kansas Association of Defense Counsel; and the Kansas and Wichita Women Attorneys Association.

Prior to joining the firm, Kim was a staff attorney for the “Put Something Back Pro Bono Project” of Miami, Florida, a legal aid program that continues to thrive today. In this capacity, she was responsible for recruiting and training attorneys to provide pro bono legal services to low-income clients. She was also an associate with firms in Florida and Oklahoma.

Kim received a B.B.A. in management from the University of Oklahoma and her J.D., with distinction, from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where she received the American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Procedure II and was a member of the Luther Bohanan American Inns of Court. While attending law school, she clerked for the Honorable Charles Johnson of the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals and the Honorable George Lindley of the Stephens County, Oklahoma District Court.

Kim joined Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P. in 2003 and began practicing law with the firm in 2010. Among her community commitments, she has served on the board of directors for Music Theatre for Young People, is council member of St. George Parish and volunteers with Wichita Scottish Rite Signature Theatre. Kim has volunteered in the past with the Junior League of Wichita and Junior League of Miami.

She enjoys watching OU football and Miami Heat basketball, scrapbooking, and music theatre.

Areas of Concentration
  • Business Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Civil Litigation
  • E-Discovery

Court Admissions

  • Kansas, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 2010
  • Florida, 1995
  • Oklahoma, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma, 1994

Professional Memberships

  • Wichita Bar Association (2010-present)
  • Kansas Bar Association (2010-present)
  • Florida Bar Association (1995-present)
  • Oklahoma Bar Association (1994-present)
  • American Bar Associations (2010-present)
  • Kansas Association of Defense Counsel (2010-present)
  • Kansas Women Attorney’s Association (2010-present)
  • Wichita Women Attorney's Association (2010-present)
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity (1993-present)
  • Dade County Bar Association (1996-2000)
  • Liaison, Young Lawyers Board, (1996-2000)

Education

  • University of Oklahoma, B.B.A., 1986
  • University of Oklahoma, J.D., with distinction, 1993

Community Involvement

  • The Treehouse (Board of Directors, 2018 - present)
  • Music Theatre for Young People (Board of Directors, 2010-2011)
  • Junior League of Wichita (2000-2001)
  • Dade County Alliance Against Domestic Violence (Chair, 1999; Chair, Walk Committee, 1998; Liaison to Coalition Against Violence Against the Aging and Judges Standing Committee on Domestic Violence, 1999-2000)
  • Domestic Violence Fatality Review Board (1999-2000; Education Committee, 1999-2000)
  • Junior League of Miami (1997-2000)
  • Delta Delta Delta Alumnae Group – Life Member
Court Rules Against Proposed Wind Farm in Northern Sumner County
On September 21, a Sumner County judge issued a ruling in a zoning appeal case that blocks the construction of a proposed wind farm in northern Sumner County.
Hite, Fanning & Honeyman lawyers recognized as Best Lawyers in America
Linda Parks was named the 2018 Lawyer of the Year in the area of bankruptcy and creditor rights/insolvency and Gaye Tibbets was named the 2018 Lawyer of the Year in the area of employment and labor litigation, by Best Lawyers in America. The following lawyers from Hite, Fanning & Honeyman have also been recognized as Best Lawyers in America 2018: Other HFH attorneys are included in the Best Lawyers in America 2018 edition. The attorneys selected were Art Chalmers (insurance law), Don Gribble (medical malpractice-defense), Jim Robinson (commercial litigation, bet-the-company litigation, banking & finance litigation), Jon Newman (workers’ compensation-employers), Randy Troutt (medical malpractice-defense), Richard Honeyman (personal injury litigation – defense) and Richard Hite (bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, personal injury litigation-defense). Best Lawyers is a peer review publication, seeking the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of colleagues in the same practice area. For more information, https://www.bestlawyers.com/Search?query=hite%2C%20fanning%20%26%20honeyman
The Kansas Bar Association named F. James Robinson the 2017 recipient of the Phil Lewis Medal of Distinction. He was also presented with the 2017 Kahrs Lifetime Achievement Award by the Kansas Association of Defense Counsel.
The Kansas Association of Defense Counsel presented F. James Robinson with the Kahrs Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is the KADC’s highest honor, given only to those individuals with a distinguished legal and public service career. Aside from being a highly regarded attorney, Jim serves as a leader in the educating others of the role of an independent judiciary. The award was presented during the KADC's annual conference in December 2017.