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Denise Farris, WIPP National Partner, Selected as 2009 Kansas Women Business Advocate of the Year

Saturday, September 26, 2009  
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Kansas city Attorney denise farris RECEIVES KANSAS women business advocate honor

Kansas City, MO (October 22, 2009) –  Kansas City attorney, Denise Farris, owner and managing partner of Farris Law Firm, LLC, Stilwell, Kansas and Kansas City was recently honored as the 2009 Kansas Women Business Advocate of the Year by the Kansas Department of Commerce Office of Minority and Women Business Development, according to Becky S. Wilson, Kansas City Council of Women Business Owners, who nominated Farris for the award.

            Farris was recognized during Minority Enterprise Development Week for her continued advocacy on behalf of woman-owned businesses through her leadership in local and national organizations and her public policy participation.

            Farris is a member of Unified Government Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas Fairness in Contracts Board representing metro women-owned businesses and contractors concerning the WBE goals for Unified Government projects. Farris was also recently appointed to the Board of Directors of Women Impacting Public Policy, a national bipartisan public policy organization with a membership of more than 500,000 members advocating on behalf of women and minorities in business.

Denise Farris has been admitted to the State courts of Missouri and Kansas; the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, the United States District Court, District of Kansas; 8th and 10th Circuit Court of Appeals; and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. The firm is a member of the Kansas City, State of Missouri, State of Kansas and United States bar associations. 

The Farris Law Firm, LLC is an AV rated law firm providing legal services including risk management and general contract litigation; government contracting, minority / women business enterprise certification, affirmative action compliance in government contracts; surety bonds, federal Miller Act and state bond disputes, prompt payment issues, and mechanics liens.

The Farris Law Firm, LLC is located at 20355 Nall Avenue, Stilwell, KS and1600 Genessee, Suite 433, in Kansas City, MO. The firm’s web address is Denise Farris can be reached at  (816) 842-0800, or by email at

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