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Thompson Presents at Annual Meeting of the Association of Judicial Disciplinary Counsel

Todd Thompson was invited to present on July 23rd at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Judicial Disciplinary Counsel.  Todd’s presentation was in the section of the program that discusses recent cases of interest.  Todd focused on the ruling of the Kansas Supreme Court in February, 2021 in the case of In re Cullins, 481 P3d 774...
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Hall Attends DRI Seminar on Insurance Bad Faith

Adam Hall attended the Defense Research Institute seminar on Insurance Bad Faith and Extra-Contractual Liability in Chicago on July 22-24.  The seminar addressed the latest trends and developments in bad faith litigation; insight from policyholder attorneys on litigation strategies and themes that succeed in bad faith cases; strategies for discovery, witness preparation, and the use of...
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Court of Appeals Affirms Summary Judgment Obtained by Thompson in Case Alleging Insurance Agent Malpractice

The Kansas Court of Appeals affirmed last week a district court’s previous grant of summary judgment in favor of a Thompson-Hall client in a case involving allegations of malpractice by an insurance agent and brokerage. Todd Thompson successfully argued the case before the Douglas County District Court and again in June of this year before...
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Thompson–Hall attorney Karen Ebmeier featured in the Law and Policy Newsletter of the Legal Assistance for Victims (“LAV”)

Thompson–Hall attorney Karen Ebmeier is featured this month in the Law and Policy Newsletter of the Legal Assistance for Victims (“LAV”).  Karen is recognized for the stellar work she does for victims of sexual assault, domestic vio­lence, and stalking.  Here is a link to the article.
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Todd Thompson will be presenting at the Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s Office Continuing Legal Education seminar

On September 15th, Todd Thompson will be presenting at the Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s Office Continuing Legal Education seminar.  Todd’s presentation is titled: The Lowdown on Recent Disciplinary Highlights.  Todd will focus on attorney discipline actions from 2019 and 2020.  Other speakers at the seminar include Attorney General Schmidt, Solicitor General Toby Crouse, and Kansas...
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Thompson to Present at National College on Judicial Ethics and Conduct

On October 24 and 25, Todd Thompson will be presenting at the National College on Judicial Ethics and Conduct. The College is sponsored by the National Center for State Courts, and is in Chicago this year. Todd’s presentation is on Investigating and Prosecuting Sexual Misconduct Charges against Judges. Allegations of sexual misconduct pose special challenges...
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Thompson Introduces Warner at Official Swearing-in Ceremony

With mixed emotions, Todd Thompson introduced Sarah Warner on August 8th for her official swearing-in to the Kansas Court of Appeals. The ceremony was conducted in the courtroom of the Kansas Supreme Court, with a standing room only crowd on hand to congratulate Sarah. Todd was joined in making the introduction by Sarah’s brother, Jeff...
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Warner to take seat on the Kansas Court of Appeals

The Kansas Senate has confirmed Sarah Warner as the next judge of the Kansas Court of Appeals. Sarah takes the seat of Hon. Patrick McAnany, who retired earlier this year. Sarah will begin her duties with the Court of Appeals on July 1. Her official swearing-in ceremony will occur in early August. She leaves the...
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Landmark Parentage Act Ruling

On April 19th the Kansas Court of Appeals issued a landmark decision under the Kansas Parentage Act as it applies to same-sex relationships.  In Case No. 119,536, Adam Hall and Sarah Warner successfully represented Thompson Warner’s client in a matter involving both statutory and constitutional claims about joint custody of children.  In this instance, the person...
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Warner Being Considered for Court of Appeals

The firm is proud to announce that Governor Laura Kelly’s judicial nominating committee has selected Sarah Warner as one of three finalists for the next judge of the Kansas Court of Appeals. Governor Kelly has until March 15—60 days from the retirement of Hon. Patrick McAnany—to make her appointment, subject to confirmation by the Kansas...
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