Richard L. Honeyman


Hite, Fanning & Honeyman
100 N. Broadway St.
Suite 950
Wichita, KS 67202

Tel: +1 316 265 7741
Fax: +1 316 267 7803


Throughout his 50+ year career, Dick has represented clients in a wide range of industries in civil litigation and personal injury defense. Dick has remained active in the legal community since his admission to the bar in 1964. He has also been recognized for his many contributions to the field, being named a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL).

Dick is a founding partner in the firm of Hite, Fanning & Honeyman, L.L.P. He practices principally in the area of civil litigation with an emphasis on disputes. He frequently serves as an ADR mediator for cases pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas and the Eighteenth Judicial District of the State of Kansas. Dick is admitted to practice in Kansas state and federal courts, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th District.

He has been listed in Chambers U.S.A, an independent guide to leading business lawyers. He has received an AV® Peer Review Rating in the distinguished legal directory, Martindale-Hubbell®,* and has been selected for inclusion in Missouri & KansasSuper Lawyers®, 2007-2011 Editions.

He is a member of the Wichita and Kansas Bar associations, and Kansas Association of Defense Counsel (KADC), all for which he has served previously on the board of governors. Dick is also a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) and was selected to be the Wichita member for the Association of Defense Trial Lawyers, a role he has held since 1998. He has taken on numerous leadership roles over the years, including serving as president of the Kansas Bar Association’s (KBA) Litigation Section and the Wichita Bar Association (WBA). Dick is a frequent lecturer at CLEs on litigation topics. He received his A.B. from Wichita State University and his LL.B. from Washburn University.

Hite Fanning is a premiere litigation and business law firm committed to helping our clients be successful and solving their toughest problems. This firm’s mission is to provide superior counsel, responsive client care, creative, pragmatic, timely, and cost effective solutions to our clients. We aim to earn our clients’ loyalty by recognizing their goals and working with them to achieve those goals.


“Richard Honeyman enjoys a solid standing in the Kansas market thanks to his representation of clients in sophisticated personal injury and civil litigation. Market sources confirm that he has an “excellent reputation” and is “very well respected.”
Chambers & Partners, 2017