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  1. Ethics: 25%
  2. Litigation: 25%
  3. Employment: 25%
  4. Civil Rights: 25%

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

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


KSAuthorized to practice law197607/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Super LawyerMissouri/Kansas Super LawyersN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
Kansas Association of Defense Counsel, Amicus Curiae CommitteeChairman1999 - Present
Kansas Bar Association, Legislative CommitteeMember1997 - Present
Kansas Bar Association, Employment Law SectionMember1995 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMember1994 - Present
Kansas Bar Association, Ethics CommitteeMember1991 - Present
Topeka Bar Association, Ethics CommitteeMember1984 - Present
Kansas Association of Defense CounselMemberN/A
Sam A. Crow American Inn of CourtMemberN/A
Kansas Association of Defense CounselPresident1997 - 1998
Kansas Association of Defense CounselPresident-Elect1996 - 1997
Sam A. Crow American Inn of CourtProgram Chair1996 - 1997
Kansas Association of Defense CounselSecretary/Treasurer1995 - 1996
Kansas Association of Defense Counsel, Amicus Curiae CommitteeChairman1991 - 1995
Kansas Association of Defense CounselBoard of Directors1991 - 1994
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washburn University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Washburn UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Kansas Bar Association SeminarGetting the Goods for the Employer: Discovery in Employment Cases2000
League of Kansas MunicipalitiesHiring and Firing: Guidelines for Avoiding Liability and Litigation1999
Kansas Association of Defense Counsel Annual SeminarBesieged: Bewildered: Defense Lawyers and Third-Party Audits1999
Kansas Bar Association Seminar MaterialsAnalysis of § 1983 Claims in Employment Cases1998
Kansas Bar Association SeminarPretrial Discovery Issues, Nuts & Bolts of Employment Law1998
Kansas Bar AssociationChecklist of Defenses to ADA Claims1995