Calvin Rider’s practice is devoted to Education and School Law; Business and Corporate Law (including the formation of corporations and other entities, asset and stock purchase, and sale agreements, mergers, and acquisitions); Estate Planning and Probate; Guardianship and Conservatorship; and Real Estate Law. Mr. Rider is a frequent speaker on education and business topics at seminars sponsored by community and professional organizations.
Mr. Rider was born in Hays, Kansas. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Fort Hays State University in 1981. In 1985, Mr. Rider received his Juris Doctor degree from Washburn University. He is admitted to appear in the state and federal courts of Kansas, as well as the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Rider is a Fellow of the Kansas Bar Association and a member of the Wichita Bar Association and Kansas Bar Association (Board of Governors 2009–2015). He is a member of the Wichita Bar Association Probate Committee, Building Management Committee, and Lawyers Assistance Committee. Mr. Rider is a past recipient of the President’s Award from the Wichita Bar Association and the Pro Bono Award from the Kansas Bar Association. Mr. Rider is also a member and a former board member of the Kansas School Attorneys Association and a member of the National School Board Association Council of School Attorneys.
Mr. Rider is active in a variety of community organizations and activities. He is a board member of the Health Concepts Foundation and the Weeks Charitable Foundation.