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Adjunct Faculty

The Washburn curriculum is enhanced by area practitioners with expert knowledge and experience in specialized areas. These practitioners teach one or more courses per year either in a specialized substantive area or to small groups of students in trial advocacy.

* indicates teaching Fall 2013
** indicates teaching Spring 2014

Thomas Beall (*), Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice
Advanced Trial Advocacy

Joseph W. Booth (**), Law Offices of Joseph W. Booth (website)
Financial Issues in Divorce

Michelene L. Brassel (**), Assistant District Attorney, Shawnee County, Kansas
Juvenile Offender

The Honorable David E. Bruns (**), Kansas Court of Appeals (website)
Directed Study in Complex Litigation

Jeffrey K. Cooper (*), Cooper & Lee, LLC
Workers' Compensation

Ronald Dees (* and **), Director of Bar Services, Washburn University School of Law
Mastering Legal Analysis

Alice “Allie” Devine (*), Partner, Devine & Donley, LLC (website)
Agricultural Law

Jan L. Fisher (*), McCullough, Wareheim & LaBunker, P.A. (website)
Workers' Compensation

Amy L. Glaser (*), Associates in Dispute Resolution, LLC (website)

Danielle Hall (*), Cooper & Lee LLC
Trial Advocacy Competition

Jay Hall (*), KRGC Counsel, Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission
Trial Advocacy Competition

Amy Hanley (*), Assistant Attorney General, Kansas Attorney General's Office
Advanced Trial Advocacy

Allan Hazlett (*), Private Practice (Topeka, Kansas)

Bernard J. (B.J.) Hickert (*), Newbery, Ungerer & Hickert, LLP (website)
Taxation of Gratuitous Transfers, Estates and Trusts

Jason Howard (**), Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (website)
Patent Prosecution

Katharine Jackson (*), Department of Political Science, Kansas State University (formerly Manhattan, Kansas, City Attorney)
Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing for the Government Client

Shawn Leisinger (* and **), Executive Director of the Centers for Excellence & Externship Director, Washburn University School of Law
Externship I & II; Interviewing & Counseling; Client Counseling Competition; Negotiation Competition

Glen McBeth (*), Washburn Law Library
Law Practice Technologies

Sue McKenna (*), Child Welfare Law Specialist (formerly Assistant Director of Children and Family Service, Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services)
Children in the Law

The Honorable Carl William “Bill” Ossmann (**), Shawnee County District Court
Trial Advocacy; Trial Advocacy Competition

William Pitsenberger (*), Of Counsel, Newbery, Ungerer & Hickert LLP (website)
Health Care Law and Policy

Ronald P. Pope (**), Ralston, Pope & Diehl (website)
Litigation Strategies

Leland Rolfs (**), Private Consulting; formerly Kansas Department of Agriculture
Water Rights

Larry N. Zimmerman (*), Valentine, Zimmerman & Zimmerman (website)
Law Practice Technologies

Pretrial Advocacy-Civil Workshop

  • Jared S. Maag, Chief of Criminal Division, Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas
  • Duston J. Slinkard, Special Assistant, Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas
  • Ronald E. Wurtz, Retired (formerly Assistant Public Defender and Acting Federal Defender, Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas)