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Richard (Dick) Rhyne

Areas of Expertise:
Business Litigation, Construction, Contracts, Insurance
Mediator, Arbitrator
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Professional Experience:

Dick Rhyne has more than 40 years of experience representing clients in complex commercial law and business litigation matters in state and federal courts around the country and in arbitrations. He has built upon that experience and now focuses a large portion of his practice on alternative dispute resolution, where he has participated in over 150 arbitrations as either counsel or arbitrator and over 150 mediations as mediator.

Dick is still deeply entrenched in the construction industry, where he regularly represents owners, general contractors, architects, engineers, sureties, subcontractors and suppliers in matters involving a wide variety of complex construction, design and insurance coverage issues.


  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, J.D., with distinction, 1974
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, B.S., Business Administration, 1969


  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit


  • Construction Lawyers Society of America, Charter Fellow, 2017
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2011-2021; Lawyer of the Year - Kansas City, MO Litigation - Construction, 2013
  • Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers, 2006 - 2020

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