Month: April 2016

J.R. Boyd Becomes a Fellow in the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

We are honored to announce that J.R. Boyd, our colleague and partner at Boyd Kenter Thomas & Parrish was inducted as a Fellow in the College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in New Orleans on March 12, 2016. The College celebrates those attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice in the field of workers’ compensation.

Members are nominated for the outstanding traits they have developed in their practice of 20 years or longer. These individuals have convinced their peers, the bar, bench and public that they possess the highest professional qualifications and ethical standards, character, integrity, professional expertise and leadership. They have a commitment to fostering and furthering the objectives of the College and have shown significant evidence of scholarship, teaching, lecturing, and/or distinguished published writings on workers’ compensation or related fields of law.

There are three additional Fellows at Boyd Kenter Thomas & Parrish, including John Boyd, Jerry Kenter and Dennis Horner. This accolade is given to less than 300 workers’ compensation attorneys in the entire nation. Congratulations to J.R.!

LEAP Helps to Support Operation Breakthrough

Through his association with Lawyers Encouraging Academic Performance (LEAP), attorney Mark Parrish supports Operation Breakthrough. Operation Breakthrough provides education and social services daily to over 400 of Kansas City’s impoverished children and their families. More information regarding Operation Breakthrough can be found at Please find LEAP at

JR Boyd Discusses Opt-Out Legislation, Employee Misclassification and Fraud Cases on Ringler Radio

Boyd Kenter Thomas & Parrish Partner, J. R. Boyd, who also serves as the Vice President of Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG), recently gave a thought-provoking interview with Ringler Radio, emphasizing the havoc created by Opt-Out legislation, employee misclassification and large employee/employer fraud cases. Click to watch the interview video, including J.R.’s segment from time stamp 4:57 – 5:54.