Mr. Hinkle is a founding member of Hinkle Elkouri. A lifelong Kansas resident, he... more
Mr. Hinkle is a founding member of Hinkle Elkouri. A lifelong Kansas resident, he earned his undergraduate degree with honors from Emporia State University. He followed with his law degree magna cum laude from the Washburn University School of Law, where he also served as editor-in-chief of the Washburn Law Journal. As senior counsel with Hinkle Elkouri, he holds bar admissions in the State an... view profile
I am a former financial advisor who represents investors and financial advisors in... more
I am a former financial advisor who represents investors and financial advisors in securities arbitration, litigation, and mediation. I also represent clients in civil and commercial litigation, and provide estate planning and business formation services to clients. I enjoy sports, reading, and and spending time with my family. I also like to travel. I am currently licensed in Missouri and Ka... view profile
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