Clark, Mize & Linville Announces Three New Shareholders

Clark, Mize & Linville, Chartered is pleased to announce that Jared T. Hiatt, Joshua C. Howard, and Aaron O. Martin have become shareholders in the firm.

Jared Hiatt’s practice emphasizes employment law, civil litigation, workers compensation and insurance defense.  Jared advises clients on a full range of employment law issues and represents employers in the defense of employment related claims. He also represents a variety of individuals, businesses and insurance companies in all forms of litigation.  Jared, a Salina native, is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law and has been with the firm since 2008.  He is a member of the Kansas Association of Defense Counsel, Defense Research Institute, Association of Defense Trial Attorneys and Society for Human Resource Management.  Locally, Jared is a member of the Saline-Ottawa County bar association and is currently president of the board of directors of the Salina Community Theatre.  He and his wife, Alison, have a 16-month-old daughter, Caroline. 

Josh Howard concentrates his practice in estate planning, estate and trust administrations. He also practices in business and commercial law, real estate transactions, taxation, and agricultural law.  He enjoys working with clients to construct and implement trusts, wills, and estate plans to best meet their needs.  Josh also assists clients with the formation and ongoing operations of corporations, limited liability companies, and related businesses.  Josh has been with the firm since 2009 after graduating with Highest Distinction from the University of Nebraska College of Law.  Josh is on the board of directors of the Ashby House and is a member of First Covenant Church.  He and his wife, Jill, have a 3-year-old daughter, Elizabeth, and a five-month-old son, Luke.

Aaron Martin, a Salina native, joined the firm in 2010.  He has a diverse practice and represents individuals and entities in a variety of matters involving real estate, business, banking, and municipal law.  Aaron is a 2009 magna cum laude graduate of Washburn University School of Law and a former editor of the Washburn Law Journal.  He received his undergraduate degree, with an emphasis in finance, from Kansas State University.  Aaron enjoys calling Salina home with his wife, Jessica, and serves as a member of the board of directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Salina, Inc. and the Salina Family YMCA, Inc.