Case, Moses & Zimmerman partners go separate ways; Moses & Pate LLC forms
04/07/2014 5:00 AM
06/25/2014 5:53 PM
WICHITA — Last month, Medical Development Management announced it will be moving into the 6,500-square-foot space that Case, Moses & Zimmerman occupies at the Garvey Center, and the law firm's partners said they were exploring alternatives.
"Sometimes firms split up because there's animosity,” Moses says. “That's not the case here."
Here's what they've decided: Attorneys David Moses and Chris Pate are forming Moses & Pate LLC. Attorney Linda Priest, who is currently with Case, Moses & Zimmerman, is joining them in the approximately 2,300 square feet MDM currently occupies next door.
Bankruptcy attorney Bill Zimmerman is moving to Eron Law, a firm that has an emphasis in bankruptcy.
"It's a perfect fit for Bill," Moses says. "He'll be continuing to provide his bankruptcy specialty."
Attorney Mike Case, who has had the firm's Kansas City office, will be of counsel with Moses & Pate as he transitions to retirement.
"He'll be working towards retirement," Moses says.
Attorney Susan Saidian is retiring as of April 11.
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