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Stephen H. Netherton  |  Associate

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Stephen Netherton is an associate with Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P.  He is admitted in Kansas and concentrates his practice on:

  • Civil litigation defense
  • Medical malpractice defense

He is a member of the Wichita, Kansas and American Bar associations.

Stephen received a B.A. in organizational leadership magna cum laude with minors in business administration and legal studies from Mid-America Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas, in May, 2009.  Stephen obtained his J.D. from Baylor University School of Law in Waco, Texas, graduating cum laude in May, 2013.

While in law school, Stephen served as an associate editor for the Baylor Law Review.  He was also a research assistant for Rory Ryan, Professor of Law, and served on the Law Board of Barristers.  Prior to joining Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P., Stephen was a student clerk for Judge Eric Melgren for the U.S. District Court, District of Kansas.

Stephen joined Hite, Fanning & Honeyman L.L.P. in 2013.

Areas of Concentration
  • Civil litigation
  • Medical malpractice defense

Court Admissions

  • Kansas, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 2013
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2014
  • Dean's Academic Excellence Full Scholarship
  • NITA Mock Trial Team, National Champions, Best Advocate, 2012
  • Baylor Law "Top Gun" Mock Trial Champion, 2012
  • American Board of Trial Advocates Award
  • Louis S. Muldrow Jury Argument Award
  • National Order of Barristers

Professional Memberships

  • Wichita Bar Association (2013-Present)
  • Kansas Bar Association (2013-Present)
  • American Bar Association (2013-Present)
  • Kansas Association of Defense Counsel (2013-Present)
  • Defense Research Institute (2013-Present)


  • Mid-America Nazarene University, B.A., magna cum laude 2009
  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., cum laude 2013

Community Involvement

  • Ballplayers Under Christ Youth Baseball
  • Athletes in Action Baseball New York
  • Quakerhaven Youth Camp