About Scott B. Poor

Wichita Attorney & Advisor

Attorney Scott B. Poor has experience and expertise in business, agriculture, energy, real estate and government programs.

Career Highlights:

  • Corporate Counsel/Director of Investor Relations, Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: GPRE) – 2007-2010.

  • Assistant Attorney General, State of Kansas – 2000-2003

Scott B. Poor was Corporate Counsel, Assistant Secretary and Director of Investor Relations for Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc., the nation’s largest publicly traded ethanol company. He served as Corporate Counsel and Director of Government Affairs for Bio Process Algae LLC, an ARRA-funded algae technology firm.

Scott B. Poor worked for the Kansas City real estate law firm of White Goss Bowers Marsch Schulte and Weisenfels LLP. He was an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Kansas. Scott B. Poor served one term as Executive Director and General Counsel for the Republican Party of Kansas. In 2004, the National Journal named him a “Rising Star” in Kansas politics. He is former Chairman of the Kansas Real Estate Appraisal Board.

Scott B. Poor resides in Eastborough KS with his wife, Tonya, and two daughters. He is a graduate of the Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership (KARL) program.


  • University of Tulsa College of Law, J.D. – 1999

  • Kansas State University, M.R.C.P. – 1997

  • Southern Metodist University, B.A. English – 1993


  • American Bar Association

    • Member – 1999-present

    • Chairman, Young Government Lawyers Committee – 2002

    • Vice-Chairman, Young Government Lawyers Committee – 2001

  • Kansas Bar Association – 2000-present

  • Missouri Bar Association – 2007-present


  • Kansas Real Estate Appraisal Board

    • Member – 2010-2013

    • Chairman – 2012-2013

  • Topeka Planning Commission

    • Member – 2002-2005

  • Topeka Landmarks Commission

    • Member – 2000-2003

    • Chairman – 2003

  • Topeka Board of Zoning Appeals

    • Member – 2000-2002

Scott B. Poor is licensed to practice law in the State of Kansas, State of Missouri, Federal District of Kansas, Federal District of Western Missouri and the US Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Direct 316.267.2315 Mobile 913.620.2240
Fax 316.262.5754 Email scott@hartensteinpoor.com

Why Choose Us?

  • Over 40 years of experience
  • Former corporate executives and senior government officials
  • Support of entrepreneurship and economic development