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John Joseph Westerhaus

John Joseph Westerhaus

Practice areas:

Employee Benefits, Contracts & Agreements

About Me

John has B.B.A. degrees in Economics and Business Management from Washburn University (Topeka, KS), a J.D. from Washburn University School of Law, and a LL.M. from University College London (UCL). He is a member of the American, Kansas, and Missouri Bar Associations, and is a member in good standing of the Missouri (2012) and Kansas (2015) bars.


 


While in law school, John worked for a year as an intern to David J. Waxse, a Magistrate Judge for the United States District for the District of Kansas in Kansas City. While at UCL, he studied under Dr. Cheryl Thomas, a noted judical studies scholar, and wrote his dissertation on judicial analytics.


 


Prior to law school, John worked in both retail and food-service management, logistical operations, and human resources departments, and in a wide variety of environments including Fortune-500 companies, mid-sized firms, and small companies.


 


John is an Eagle Scout and native Kansan.


 


Hobbies:


--Kansas Jayhawk athletics


--Playing and refereeing recreational soccer (Level 8 referee)


--Reading political-, world-, and business-related news, as well as non-fiction writing


--Continuing education (Coursera, EdX, MIT OpenCourseware)


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2012

  1. Employee Benefits: 99%
    1 year
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 1%
    3 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($185-225/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Arnold Newbold Winter & Jackson, P.C.

1100 Main St Ste 2001
Kansas City, MO, 64105

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
KSAuthorized to practice law201507/27/2015
MOGood Standing, Active201201/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Business ContributorAvvo2014
Top Business ContributorAvvo2013
InductionThe Order of Barristers2012
Dean's HonorsWashburn University School of Law2012
Certificate: International LawWashburn University School of Law2012
Certificate: Business/Transactional LawWashburn University School of Law2012
International Intellectual PropertyCALI (Top Paper)2012
Real Estate TransactionsCALI (Top Paper)2011
Eagle ScoutBoy Scouts of America1996

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AbstractorCollective Brands (via Kelly Services)2012 - 2012
Counselor & AttorneyLaw Office of John J. Westerhaus2012 - Present
Legal Intern to U.S. Magistrate Judge David J. WaxseUnited States District Court for the District of Kansas2011 - 2012
Statutory ResearcherKansas Board of Pharmacy2011 - 2011

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Kansas Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
Johnson County Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Earl E. O'Connor American Inn of CourtAssociate2014 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Missouri State BarMember2012 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Niere v. SchochN/A

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
University College London -- Faculty of Laws LL.M. Programme"PECOTA, POLITICS, AND POKER: HOW JUDICIAL STUDIES SCHOLARS CAN USE BIG DATA TECHNIQUES TO ADAPT IN THE MONEYBALL ERA"2013

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University College LondonBusiness/Commercial LawLL.M - Master of Laws2013
Washburn University School of LawBusiness/Transactional LawJD - Juris Doctor2012
Washburn UniversityEconomics; Business ManagementBBA - Bachelors of Business Administration2006