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Richard W. Scarritt, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Real and Personal Property Law, Real Property and Business Financing Law, Business Acquisitions and Dispositions Law. Member of Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP.


Scarritt, Richard Winn was born on December 13, 1938 in Enid, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Nathan Spencer and Rilla Fayette (Winn) Scarritt.


Oklahoma University (Bachelor of Arts, 1960). Harvard Law School (Juris Doctor, 1963).


Worked at Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP (Kansas City, Missouri) specializing in General Civil and Trial Practice. Banking, Business and Finance, Business Litigation, Communications and Media, Creditors' and Debtors' Remedies, Employee Benefits, Environmental, Estate Planning and Trusts, Health Care, Intellectual Property and Technology, International, Labor and Employment, Public Utilities and Energy, Real Estate, Tax Transactions and Planning, Tort and Insurance, Trade Regulations, White Collar Defense. Admitted to the bar, 1963, Missouri.

1971, United States. Supreme Court. Co-Author: "Missouri Real Estate Forms Practice," Aspen Publishing Company, 1988 and Supplements, Michie Publishing, 1989-1996. Member: American College of Real Estate Lawyers (Member, Opinions Committee).

Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP has gained prominence over the years through its general business practice and that practice continues in all respects today. The firm's general business practice includes all areas of trial and appellate work in state and federal courts throughout the country, as well as matters involving corporate transactions, employee benefits, employment law and environmental concerns. The firm's clients conduct their business in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Arkansas, Oklahoma and the rest of the country, as well as throughout the world.


Member Clay County Economic Development Council. Director Brookside Roller Hockey League, Kansas City Junior Blades Amatuer Hockey Association. Fellow American College Real Estate Lawyers (attys.' opinions committee).

Member American Bar Association (real property, probate and trust law section, loan documentation, real estate financing and commercial finance services, environmental law committee subcommittee energy law and real property, corporation, banking and business law section, commercial finance services committee), Missouri Bar Association (property law committee, advisory council, energy law committee), Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (real estate law committee, chairman committee council), Lawyers Association Kansas City, Missouri Chamber of Commerce, Kansas City Club, Sons of the American Revolution, Mensa, Phi Delta Theta.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, collecting art, pocket billiards, electronics, computers. E-mail: rws@spencerfane.com.


Married Gloria June Gaba, November 7, 1966 (divorced November 1971). Married Deborah Louise Guillemot, September 3, 1986. 1 child, Nathan Spencer IV.

Ward, Samantha Jo Wickizer.