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Sanders Warren Russell & Scheer LLP
40 Corporate Woods
9401 Indian Creen Parkway, Suite 1250
Overland Park, Kansas 66210Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 913-234-6100
Fax: 913-234-6199
E-Mail: b.sanders@swrllp.com
E-Mail: r.warren@swrllp.com
E-Mail: b.russell@swrllp.com
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Established: 1999

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Business Law
  • Automobile
  • Property
  • Homeowners
  • Life Insurance
  • Commercial Law
  • Professional Liability
  • Municipal Law
  • Employment Law
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Comprehensive General Liability
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bad Faith
  • Construction Litigation
  • Governmental Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Truck Liability
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About Us
SANDERS WARREN RUSSELL & SCHEER LLP is a mid-sized law firm with offices in Kansas City, Missouri, Overland Park, Kansas and Springfield, Missouri. The firm has primary concentrations in litigation and business services. Our litigation practice handles a wide variety of claims and suits throughout Missouri and Kansas, representing companies, governmental entities and carriers providing coverage in all insurance lines. Our business services practice includes comprehensive services for small businesses and specialized services for large corporations. The firm was founded in April 1999 by former members of a large Kansas City law firm with the goal of providing excellent legal representation at affordable rates.

Sanders Warren Russell & Scheer represents over 50 different insurance carriers. We have handled a wide variety of suits and claims throughout western Missouri and Kansas and have expertise representing companies providing coverage in all lines, including commercial, business, automobile, property, homeowner, life, professional liability, municipality, employment, workers' compensation and comprehensive general liability. The firm also represents insurance carriers directly on uninsured motorist claims and declaratory actions, coverage issues, bad faith claims, arbitrations and mediations.

Our attorneys attempt to determine as soon as possible which cases should settle and which cases should be tried while maintaining close coordination with claims managers and representatives. We understand the needs of our clients for timely and complete information, as well as the need to follow uniform company policies with respect to early claim analysis, follow-up reporting, and billing practices and procedures.
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Additional Locations
Kansas City, Missouri
420 Nichols Road, Suite 200
Kansas City, Missouri 64112
Telephone: 913-234-6100
Fax: 913-234-6199
Springfield, Missouri
American National Center 2-102
1949 East Sunshine
Springfield, Missouri 65804
Telephone: 417-281-5100
Fax: 417-281-5199
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
AAO Services, Inc.ALLIED Mutual Insurance Company
Allstate Insurance CompanyAmerican Family Insurance Company
Atlantic Mutual Insurance CompanyBar Plan Group
Berkley Risk Administrators Company, LLCBerkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies
Brotherhood Mutual Insurance CompanyCarolina Casualty Insurance Company
Chartis InsuranceChurch Insurance Company
Clarendon National Insurance CompanyCornerstone National Insurance Company
Empire Fire and Marine Insurance CompanyEmployers Mutual Companies
Essex Insurance CompanyFireman's Fund Insurance Company
First Mercury Insurance CompanyFounders Insurance Company
Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.GAN North America Group
Great American Insurance CompaniesGreat West Casualty Company
Harco National Insurance CompanyThe Hartford Insurance Group
Hertz Claim ManagementHousing Authority Insurance, Inc.
Kansas Medical Mutual Insurance Company (KaMMCO)Lexington Insurance Company
Markel Southwest Underwriters, Inc.Medmarc Insurance Company
Mid-Continent Assurance CompanyNational American Insurance Company
National Indemnity CompanyNational Security Fire and Casualty Company
Nationwide InsuranceNCMIC Insurance Company
North American Insurance CompanyNorth American Risk Services
Oak River Insurance CompanyScottsdale Insurance Company
Shand Morahan & Company, Inc.SISCO Self Insured Services Company
Specialty Risk Services, Inc. (SRS)Travelers Insurance Company
United Fire & Casualty CompanyUnitrin Specialty Insurance
U.S. Risk Insurance Group, Inc.Utica Mutual Insurance Company
Vesta Insurance Group, Inc.Western Litigation Specialists, Inc.
Non-Insurance Clients
Avis CorporationCertainTeed Corporation
Commerce BankHarmon Construction Company
Metcalf BankOff Broadway Shoes
Payless ShoeSourcePhoenix Building Group, Inc.
Rack Room Shoes, Inc.Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Walton Construction Company, LLC
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William H. Sanders, Jr.
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:b.sanders@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
Admitted
  • Missouri, 1977
  • Kansas, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 1977
Memberships:
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
Education:
  • Washington and Lee University, B.A. (cum laude), 1974
  • The University of Kansas, J.D., 1977
Born:1952
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Roger W. Warren
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:r.warren@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Construction Law
Admitted
  • Missouri, 1988
  • Kansas, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 1989
Memberships:
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
Education:
  • Kansas State University, B.S., 1973
  • Washburn University, J.D. (with honors), 1988
Born:1951
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Bradley S. Russell
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:b.russell@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation
Admitted
  • Kansas, 1988
  • Missouri, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 1989
Memberships:
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
Education:
  • Kansas State University, B.S. (with honors), 1985
  • The University of Kansas, J.D., 1988
Born:1963
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Partners
Jana V. Richards
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:j.richards@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation
  • Product Liability
Admitted
  • Kansas, 1990
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
Memberships:
  • American and Kansas Bar Associations
  • The Missouri Bar
Education:
  • The University of Kansas, B.A., 1987
  • The University of Kansas, J.D., 1990
Born:1965
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Michael C. Kirkham
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:m.kirkham@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation
Admitted
  • Missouri, 1994
  • Kansas, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 1994
Memberships:
  • The Missouri Bar
Education:
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, B.A., 1991
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, J.D., 1994
Born:1969
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John E. Bordeau
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:j.bordeau@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
Admitted
  • Kansas, 1996
  • Missouri, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 1997
Memberships:
  • Kansas and Johnson County Bar Associations
  • The Missouri Bar
Education:
  • Sacred Heart University, B.S., 1990
  • The University of Kansas, J.D., 1996
Born:1968
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Curtis O. Roggow
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:c.roggow@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation
Admitted
  • Kansas, 1991
  • Missouri, 1992
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2001
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2012
Memberships:
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
Education:
  • Augustana College, B.A., 1975
  • Drake University, J.D., 1991
Law Review:
Drake Law Review
Honors:
Order of the Coif
Born:1953
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Jeffrey C. Baker
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:jc.baker@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation
Admitted
  • Missouri, 1998
  • Kansas, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 1999
Memberships:
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
Education:
  • The University of Kansas, B.A., 1994
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City, J.D., 1998
Born:1972
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Sean P. Edwards
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:s.edwards@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation
  • Product Liability
Admitted
  • Missouri, 2000
  • Kansas, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2000
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 2001
Memberships:
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
Education:
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University, B.A. (with honors), 1993
  • The University of Oklahoma, J.D., 2000
Born:1971
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William P. Denning
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:w.denning@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Law
Admitted
  • Missouri, 2003
  • Kansas, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 2004
Memberships:
  • Kansas, Johnson County and Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Associations
  • The Missouri Bar
Education:
  • Pittsburg State University, B.S., 1999
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City, J.D., 2003
Born:1974
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Sean M. Sturdivan
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:s.sturdivan@swllrp.com
Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Personal Injury
Admitted
  • California, 2002
  • Kansas, 2003
  • Missouri, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Memberships:
  • American, Kansas, Johnson County and Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Associations
  • The Missouri Bar
Education:
  • Baker University, B.S., 1999
  • University of Oregon, J.D., 2002
Born:1977
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Randy P. Scheer
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:r.scheer@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Product Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Medical Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Trucking
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Defense
  • Construction Litigation
  • Business Litigation
Admitted
  • Missouri, 1987
  • Kansas, 1988
  • Nebraska, 1996
Memberships:
  • Nebraska State, Kansas and Springfield Metropolitan Bar Associations
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
Education:
  • The University of Kansas, B.A. (cum laude), 1982
  • Washburn University School of Law, J.D. (with honors), 1987
Born:1959
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Brian L. Burge
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:b.burge@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Tort
  • Family Law
Admitted
  • Missouri, 2003
  • Kansas, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
Education:
  • Rockhurst College, B.A., 2000
  • The University of Kansas, J.D., 2003
Born:1974
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S. Jacob Sappington
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:j.sappington@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Product Liability
  • Business Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
Admitted
  • Missouri, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Memberships:
  • The Missouri Bar
Education:
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1999
  • University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, J.D., 2002
Born:1977
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Associates
Tracy M. Hayes
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:t.hayes@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
Admitted
  • Missouri, 2006
  • Kansas, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 2007
Memberships:
  • American and Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Associations
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Association of Women Lawyers of Kansas City
Education:
  • Florida State University, B.S. (magna cum laude), 2003
  • University of Missouri, J.D., 2006
Born:1980
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Kenneth A. Sprenger
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:k.sprenger@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Business Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Trucking
  • Transportation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
Admitted
  • Missouri, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Memberships:
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association
Education:
  • Harding University, B.A., 2002
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, J.D., 2005
Born:1979
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Douglas P. Hill
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:dp.hill@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
Admitted
  • Missouri, 2010
  • Kansas, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 2012
Memberships:
  • American Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
Education:
  • Southern Methodist University, B.A. (with honors), 2007
  • Southern Methodist University, J.D., 2010
Born:1984
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Joshua D. Scott
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:j.scott@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
Admitted
  • Missouri, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2012
Memberships:
  • American Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
Education:
  • University of Missouri, B.A., 2000
  • University of Missouri, J.D. (cum laude), 2011
Born:1978
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Ryan R. Cox
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:r.cox@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Professional Liability
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Personal Injury
Admitted
  • Missouri, 2004
  • Kansas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
Memberships:
  • Kansas, Johnson County and Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Associations
  • The Missouri Bar
Education:
  • Ripon College, B.A., 1995
  • Drake University, J.D., 1998
Born:1972
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Tyler C. Hibler
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:t.hibler@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Professional Liability
Admitted
  • Kansas, 2008
  • Missouri, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2009
Memberships:
  • American, Kansas, Johnson County and Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Associations
  • The Missouri Bar
Education:
  • Baker University, B.A., 2005
  • The University of Kansas, J.D., 2008
Born:1983
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Matthew D. Quandt
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:m.quandt@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Litigation
Admitted
  • Missouri, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Education:
  • Baker University, B.S., 2009
  • Washburn University, J.D., 2012
Born:1986
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Kaitlin M. Marsh-Blake
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:k.marsh-blake@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
Admitted
  • Missouri, 2013
Memberships:
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Education:
  • Washburn University, B.A., 2010
  • Washburn University, J.D., 2013
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Jordon T. Stanley
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:j.stanley@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Personal Injury
Admitted
  • Missouri, 2004
Memberships:
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Education:
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, B.A., 1998
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City, J.D., 2004
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Elizabeth A. Evers
Overland Park, KS
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
Admitted
  • Missouri, 2006
  • Kansas
Memberships:
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas, Kansas City Metropolitan, Johnson County and Wyandotte County Bar Associations
  • Earl E. O'Connor American Inn of Court
Education:
  • The University of Kansas School of Law
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Joe McGreevy
Overland Park, KS
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Negligence
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • Mechanics Liens
Admitted
  • Kansas, 2013
  • Missouri
Memberships:
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas Bar and Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Associations
Education:
  • The University of Kansas, B.A., 2009
  • The University of Kansas School of Law, J.D., 2012
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Kayla Campbell
Overland Park, KS
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
Admitted
  • Missouri, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri
Memberships:
  • American and Springfield Metropolitan Bar Associations
  • The Missouri Bar
Education:
  • Drury University, B.A., 2008
  • University of Arkansas, J.D., 2014
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Nickolas C. Templin
Overland Park, KS
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
Admitted
  • Kansas, 2013
  • Missouri
Memberships:
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas, Kansas City Metropolitan and Johnson County Bar Associations
Education:
  • The University of Kansas, B.A., 2010
  • Washburn University, J.D., 2013
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Josh Becker
Overland Park, KS
Admitted
  • Missouri, 2015
Memberships:
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Education:
  • The University of Kansas, B.S., 2012
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City, J.D., 2015
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Of Counsel
William F. High
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:w.high@servantchristian.com
Practice Areas
  • Litigation
Admitted
  • Missouri, 1988
  • Kansas, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Memberships:
  • Kansas and Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Associations
  • The Missouri Bar
Education:
  • University of Missouri, B.S., 1984
  • The University of Kansas, J.D., 1988
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Terri Z. Austenfeld
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:t.austenfeld@swrllp.com
Practice Areas
  • Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Workers' Compensation
Admitted
  • Kansas, 1986
  • Missouri
Memberships:
  • Kansas and Johnson County (Past Chair, Workers' Compensation Committee) Bar Associations
  • Association of Women Lawyers
Education:
  • The University of Kansas, B.S., 1981
  • Washburn University, J.D., 1985
Born:1958
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Gregg C. Yowell
Overland Park, KS
E-Mail:g.yowell@swrllp.com
Admitted
  • Kansas, 1981
  • Wisconsin, 1982
  • Missouri, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 1981
Memberships:
  • Kansas and Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Associations
Education:
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, B.S., 1977
  • The University of Kansas, M.B.A., 1996
  • University of Wisconsin, J.D., 1981
Born:1955
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Casey Housley
Overland Park, KS
Admitted
  • Kansas, 1996
  • Missouri
  • Oklahoma
  • Texas
  • Iowa
Memberships:
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas, Kansas City Metropolitan and Johnson County Bar Associations
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)
Education:
  • The University of Kansas, B.S., 1992
  • The University of Kansas, J.D., 1996
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Service Areas
Kansas City, Kansas13 miles
Lawrence, Kansas42 miles
Leavenworth, Kansas36 miles
Olathe, Kansas12 miles
Topeka, Kansas65 miles
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