Kathryn Starrett Rickley

Employment Lawyer

Employment Lawyer Kathryn Starrett Rickley

Wage & Hour Employment Lawyer Kathryn Starrett Rickley

8500 W. 110th St., Ste 330
Overland Park, KS 66210
Telephone: (913) 667-WAGE (9243)
Fax: (866) 470-WAGE (9243)


Katie Rickley joined Osman & Smay LLP in January 2012.  Ms. Rickley litigates both individual and collective/class action employment cases seeking to recover unpaid overtime and minimum wages.  Prior to joining Osman & Smay LLP, Ms. Rickley worked for an education law firm where she gained experience in education law, labor and employment law, insurance defense and litigation.

The illegal employment practices challenged by Ms. Rickley include:

  • Refused Overtime Compensation for Non-Exempt Workers
  • Unauthorized and Illegal Deductions from Earned Wages
  • Misclassification of Salaried Workers as Exempt from Overtime
  • Forced “off the clock” work without pay
  • Unlawful Attempts to Substitute “Compensatory Time Off” for Overtime Pay

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Kansas (2007)
  • United States District Court for the District of Kansas (2007)
  • Supreme Court of Missouri (2007)
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri (2007)
  • Supreme Court of Oregon (2004) (Inactive)

Education & Biography

  • J.D., University of Iowa (2004)
  • B.A., French, Kansas State University (2000)
  • Attorney, Guin, Martin, & Mundorf LLC (2009-2011)
  • Contract Specialist, University of Kansas (2008-2009)
  • Contract Attorney, The Mergis Group (2007)
  • Contract Legal/Interim Disability Services Manager, Knowledge Learning Corporation (2005-2006)

Born: Topeka, Kansas

Practice Areas

Wage & Hour Law
Fair Labor Standards Act Litigation
Collective & Class Actions Involving Unpaid Wages
Wrongful Termination
Employment Law & Litigation