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February 28, 2017

Morris, DiVita and Wieland Obtain Federal Court Dismissal for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction

Berkowitz Oliver partners Jeff Morris, Nick DiVita and Jennifer Wieland recently obtained a complete dismissal of their clients from a lawsuit filed in federal court in Kansas. The Court held there was no personal jurisdiction in Kansas over non-residents Smaller Earth, Inc. and Camp Leaders USA. The Court considered whether the non-resident defendants had “minimum contacts” with Kansas and concluded they did not. For an analysis of the Court’s dismissal order, click here.