Richard A. Samaniego

Top rated Family Law attorney in Wichita, Kansas

Gibson Watson Marino LLC
Richard A. Samaniego
Gibson Watson Marino LLC

Practice Areas: Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Estate Planning & Probate view more

Licensed in Kansas since: 2007

Education: Washburn University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2015
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Gibson Watson Marino LLC

301 North Main Street
Suite 1300
Wichita, KS 67202 Phone: 316-252-3768 Email: Richard A. Samaniego Visit website


Richard A. Samaniego is a member of Gibson Watson Marino LLC. Richard graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in Government and a minor in Business. Richard received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas and licensed to practice law in Texas in 2006 and in Kansas in 2007. Richard has represented clients and organizations in various matters before Kansas Municipal Courts, Kansas District Courts, the Kansas Court of Appeals, the Kansas Supreme Court, the Kansas Legislature, and Kansas Administrative Agencies. Richard currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Wichita Bar Association; Chair of the Wichita Bar Association Legislative Committee, past Chair of the Kansas Bar Association Legislative Committee; past board member of the Wichita Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, member of the Family Law Committee, and Probate Committee. 

Richard was appointed by Attorney General Derek Schmidt and confirmed by the Kanas Senate to serve as the Chair of the Crime Victims Compensation Board. Richard was also appointed by the Kansas Supreme Court to serve on the Kansas Child Support Guidelines Committee. Richard also serves on the Judicial Council Family Law Advisory Committee. 

Richard is a member of the American Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, Wichita Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, and East Wichita Rotary.

Richard provides legal services throughout central Kansas including: Butler County, Harvey County, Reno County, Sedgwick County and Sumner County. 

His practice areas include: Adoption Law, Appellate Law, Alimony, Annulments, Business Law, Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody, Child Support, Criminal Law, Mediation, Settlement Agreements, Cohabitation Agreements, Contract Law, Domestic Relations, Family Mediation, Father's Rights, Felony, Grandparents Rights,  Guardianships, Interstate Child Custody and Support, Juvenile Law, Mediation, Military Divorces, Misdemeanor, Municipal Law, Name Change, No Fault Divorce, Parenting time, Paternity, Postmarital Agreements, Premarital agreements, Probate, Qualified Domestic Relations Orders, Restraining Orders, Spousal Support, Termination of Parental Rights, Trusts, and Wills.  

Practice areas

Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Estate Planning & Probate, Legislative & Governmental Affairs, State, Local & Municipal

First Admitted: 2006, Texas

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Chair, Kansas Crime Victims Compensation Board
  • Chair, Wichita Bar Association Legislative Committee 
  • Chair, Kansas Bar Association Legislative Committee
  • Board of Governors, Wichita Bar Association
  • Member, Kansas Judicial Council Family Law Advisory Committee
  • Member, Kansas Child Support Guidelines Committee
  • Rotary Club of East Wichita (Past Board Member)
  • Wichita Crime Commission Member, 2014
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Wichita Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Treasurer, 2013
  • Wichita Bar Association Legislative Committee Chair, 2015
  • Wichita Bar Association Legislative Committee Chair, 2014
  • Wichita Bar Association Family Law and Probate Committee Member, 2015
  • President's Award, Wichita Bar Association , 2017

Office location for Richard A. Samaniego

301 North Main Street
Suite 1300
Wichita, KS 67202


1 Year Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015

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