When you walk into the office of Scott Mann you’re instantly greeted with comfortable chairs and family pictures. In a basketball team photo from the past there’s a determined, smiling young man looking back at us. He may have traded in his jersey for a suit and tie, but Scott Mann hasn’t lost any of the determination that continues driving him forward. Scott is the founder of Mann, Wyatt & Tanksley, which bears his name, but his clients see him differently: “Scott is a friend first and a lawyer second.” It’s a truth that encompasses Scott’s personal approach and the overall philosophy of his entire legal practice. The motivation for Scott’s desire to practice law was the result of his architect father’s tragic death due to an accident: “I felt that if I had the right training and my heart was in the right place,” Scott says, “I could help other families who were going through the same thing as mine.”
Scott was born and raised in Hutchinson, which solidified his strong ties to the community. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Kansas State University in 1983, and graduated from the University of Kansas Law School in 1986 with his Juris Doctorate. Scott decided to form Mann, Wyatt & Tanksley after a 15-year term as a partner in a prestigious Hutchinson law firm. Scott noticed the majority of Kansas law firms focused on their specific regions and communities. He saw the greater Kansas area, including Salina, was in desperate need of help from qualified attorneys to represent their cases.Mann, Wyatt & Tanksley fulfilled the demands of the people and began serving the larger Kansas region, as well as surrounding states. As a result, the growth of Mann, Wyatt & Tanksley Law Offices has exceeded beyond even Scott’s personal expectations.
Scott Mann is Your Local Kansas Attorney Ready to Lend a Friendly Hand
The greatest professional satisfaction for Scott comes from helping people reclaim their livelihoods after an injury. He works around the clock to help restore their self-esteem, and get their lives back on track. “My goal is to help individuals who are struggling to support themselves and their families,” Scott says. “It’s not about the money. It’s about helping people and treating them like individuals.” The long-term relationships that Scott shares with clients are something he cherishes and doesn’t take lightly. Scott Mann is always here to answer a call, listen to questions or even see a client who doesn’t have an appointment. You could say that’s what being friends are all about — looking out for one another.