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Ms. Fent is a business attorney practicing primarily in the areas of business and corporate law, healthcare, franchising, securities, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate. Since graduating in 1998 with a J.D. and M.B.A. from the University of Kansas, Laura has represented entrepreneurs from the inception through the merger or sale of their businesses. Among other things, this representation has included providing assistance to businesses in general business, capital raising, franchise, real estate, and intellectual property licensing transactions. Laura assists physicians in structuring their business relationships to comply with federal and state anti-kickback, self-referral, and patient privacy laws.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Health Care: 20%
  2. M & A: 20%
  3. Securities Offerings: 20%
  4. Corporate: 20%
  5. Business: 20%

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Contact info

Hinkle Law Firm LLC

8621 East 21st Street North
Suite 200
Wichita, KS, 67206-2991


KSAuthorized to practice law199807/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
40 Under 40Wichita Business Journal2010
Dean's List for Graduate StudentsUniversity of KansasN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberHinkle Law Firm LLC2008 - Present
MemberKlenda, Mitchell, Austerman & Zuercher, L.L.C.2004 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Wichita Women Attorneys AssociationBoard Member2008 - Present
The Rotary Club of Wichita, Inc.N/A2007 - Present
Phi Beta KappaN/AN/A
Wichita Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Kansas Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Health Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Sigma Delta PiN/AN/A
Phi Alpha ThetaN/AN/A
The Shocker Business Plan Competition - Wichita State UniversityJudge2010 - 2010
Wichita Bar Association Nominating CommitteeBoard Member2009 - 2010
Shocker Business Plan Competition - Wichita State UniversityJudge2009 - 2009
The 2007 Shocker Business Plan Competition - Wichita State UniversityJudge2007 - 2007
World Trade Council of Wichita, Inc.Board Member2003 - 2006
Junior League of Wichita, IncProvisional Member2000 - 2000
Silent Auction Committee for ZoobileeMember1999 - 1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Kansas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of KansasBusiness AdministrationMA - Masters1998
University of KansasHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
University of KansasSpanishBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
University of Kansas School of MedicinePhysician Employment Agreements2009
University of Kansas School of MedicineChoice of Entity2009
International Environment in BusinessInternational Business Law2009
Entrepreneurship Franchising Forum for Business Ownership SeriesFacing Your Financial and Legal Fears2006
Annual MeetingRevised Article 9 (Secured Transactions) for the Legal Assistant2001