Rick Davis named American Bar Foundation Fellow

We are excited to share that Rick Davis has been selected as Fellow of the American Bar Foundation in recognition of his outstanding achievement and dedication to the welfare of the community and to the highest principles of the legal profession.

Established in 1955, Fellows encourage and support the research program of the ABF.   Membership is limited to no more than one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction.  In order to be selected, an attorney must be nominated by another American Bar Fellow located in Kansas and approved by the American Bar Foundation board.

The American Bar Foundation is the preeminent resource for lawyers, scholars and policymakers who seek insightful analyses of the theory and functioning of law, legal institutions and the legal profession.  The ABF’s work is supported by the American Bar Endowment, by The Fellows of the ABF, and by grants for particular research projects from private foundations and government agencies.

The American Bar Foundation (ABF) seeks to expand knowledge and advance justice through innovative, interdisciplinary, and rigorous empirical research on law, legal processes, and legal institutions. Read the ABF mission statement»

The American Bar Foundation is the nation’s leading research institute for the empirical study of law. An independent, nonprofit organization for more than sixty years, the ABF seeks to advance the understanding and improvement of law through research projects of unmatched scale and quality on the most pressing issues facing the legal system in the United States and the world.

The Foundation is committed to broad dissemination of research findings to the organized bar, scholars, and the general public. The results are published in a wide range of forums, including leading academic journals, law reviews, and academic and commercial presses.

The ABF is recognized as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The ABF does not provide external grants; in the course of collaborative research efforts with other institutions, the ABF does not pay indirect costs. Primary funding for the ABF is provided by the American Bar Endowment.

For more information about the American Bar Foundation, please visit their website located at http://www.americanbarfoundation.org/fellows/index.html.

About the author

Rick Davis is an attorney with Levy Craig Law Firm in Kansas City Missouri. Rick's practice focuses primarily on the areas of real estate and construction law and he regularly represents parties in all facets of the real estate industry. His past and current clients include real estate investors, developers, brokers and agents, contractors, homeowners, lenders, and others in the real estate industry. He serves clients in both Kansas and Missouri. Mr. Davis is a member of the Kansas Bar Association, the Missouri Bar, the American Bar Foundation, the American Bar Association Real Property Trust and Estate Law Section, and the Construction Lawyer Society of America. He graduated with his B.G.S. degree from the University of Kansas and earned his J.D. degree from Washburn University School of Law. Rick has received numerous awards, including an Martindale-Hubbel AV peer rating (the highest available) and being selected as a fellow to the American Bar Foundation. To schedule a consultation with Rick, call (816) 460-1819