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Fisher, Patterson, Sayler & Smith, L.L.P.

3550 SW 5th Street P.O. Box 949
Topeka, KS, 66601


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2008
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2007
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2006
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2005
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2004
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2003
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2002
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2001
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2000
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America1999
ward for Lifetime Contribution to the ProfessionDefense Research Institute1997
Yancey Memorial AwardInternational Association of Defense Counsel1996
ListedBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
American College of Trial LawyersFellow1975 - Present
Topeka Bar AssociationPresident1974 - 1975
Kansas Association of Defense CounselPresident1973 - 1974
Kansas Association of Defense CounselSecretary1966 - 1973
Topeka Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Defense Research Institute, Products Liability CommitteeMemberN/A
Defense Research Institute, Current Trends in Judicial DecisionsChairmanN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
International Association of Defense Counsel Trial AcademyMemberN/A
International Association of Defense CounselMemberN/A
Kansas College of Trial AdvocacyMemberN/A
Kansas Association of Defense CounselCharter MemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Kansas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
American Journal of Trial AdvocacyThe When, If and How of Challenging Expert Testimony2005
Defense Counsel JournalThe Citadel Reburied: Restatement of the Law Third Torts: Products Liability1996
Defense Research InstituteDefense of Product Liability Action: Infeasiblity of Alternative Design Proposed by Plaintiff1988
Defense Research InstituteExpert TestimonyN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1950
University of NebraskaPolitical ScienceA.B.1947
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
International Association of Defense CounselChallenges to Expert Testimony Pre- and Post- Daubert Chapter2000