Philosophy of Practice

We are committed to advocacy with compassion, and with the intent to develop long-term relationships, we serve and treat our clients as people rather than merely an assigned file number. With this in mind, we established a general-based practice and believe that communication is the cornerstone to every attorney-client relationship. This model allows us to serve our clients with greater flexibility, reliability and personal contact.

Our office focuses on providing legal services with a value-based legal fee structure. We provide high quality legal services at competitive and reasonable rates and fees. A fee structure can easily be arranged that works best for you.

Licensure and Geographic Practice Area

Colby L. Rieke is licensed to practice in Kansas, Missouri, and the United Federal District Court - State of Kansas. Our firm primarily serves the greater Kansas City metropolitan area including Johnson County, Wyandotte County, Jackson County, Clay County and the surrounding municipalities (cities), including Fairway, Independence, Kansas City, Lenexa, Merriam, Mission, Overland Park, Shawnee and Westwood. However, depending on the case, we also handle cases in Leavenworth County and Cass County.

Legal Experience

Colby L. Rieke has practiced for more than FOURTEEN years in private practice. Our office has extensive Family Law experience and has successfully represented hundreds of clients in divorce, paternity, child custody, child support and maintenance (alimony) cases, for both mother and father.

Our office can assist you in your Estate Planning and Probate needs. We can assist you help you prepare and plan for the future and assist you through the probate process when a loved one has passed away. The probate process can be stressful, timely, and expensive. Let our firm help you navigate through the probate process with compassionate and effective advocacy.

Professional Affiliations

Our attorneys are members of the following bar associations which include:

The Kansas Bar Association
The Missouri Bar Association
The Johnson County Bar Association
Johnson County Family Law Inns of Court
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
The Catholic Lawyers Guild of Kansas City
Wealth Counsel Member


Kansas & Missouri Super Lawyer Rising Star - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018


Colby L. Rieke earned his degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, graduating in 2004. Colby earned his B.A. in Business Adminstration with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Kansas School of Business in 2001.

Volunteer Work

Snow Ball Patron Committee Member, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, September 2016 - Present
Catholic Charities Golf Classic Committee Member, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, February 2015 - Present