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Frankie J. Forbes, JD, MBA

Practice Areas

Ambulatory Surgery Centers
​Community Mental Health Centers
Fiduciary Duties
​Long Term Care
Medical Staff Relations
​Rural Hospitals

Professional Experiences

Frankie appreciates the impact of each business decision a health care provider makes and the importance of sound advice in making that decision. Frankie offers experience in contract negotiation, regulatory compliance, dispute resolution and practical advice.

Frankie is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, its highest rating, for lawyers who have obtained a reputation among their peers for exemplary professional expertise, experience, and stature.

Frankie has been selected as a  Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Star in Healthcare every year since 2008. Frankie is the current President of the Kansas Association of Hospital Attorneys and has served as President of the Greater Kansas City Society of Healthcare Attorneys (2009-2010), President of the Kansas Bar Association, Health Care Committee (2010-2011), and as a Director of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, Heart of America Chapter (2008-2010). He is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and Missouri Society of Health Care Attorneys.



J.D., M.B.A., University of Kansas, 2001
B.A., University of Kansas, 1998

Bar Admissions

Missouri, 2002
Kansas, 2002
U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri, 2002
U.S. District Court of Kansas, 2002
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2006

Professional Affiliations

Kansas Association of Hospital Attorneys
Kansas Bar Association, Health Law Section
Healthcare Financial Management Association
Greater Kansas City Society of Hospital Attorneys
Missouri Society of Hospital Attorneys
American Health Lawyers Association