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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 2020
** indicates teaching Spring 2021
*** indicates teaching Summer 2021

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

Derrick Carpenter (**), Client Executive, Sirius Computer Solutions (website)

Jeffrey K. Cooper (**), Cooper Law Office (website)
Workers' Compensation

Emily Donaldson (*), Partner, Stevens and Brand, LLP (website)
Elder Law

David A. Fenley (**), Counsel, Dentons (website)
Law and Accounting

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

Christopher Gunn (*), Managing Attorney, Beck & Gunn Law Office, LLC (website)
Election Law

Danielle M. Hall (*), Executive Director, Kansas Lawyers Assistance Program (website)
Trial Advocacy Competition

Jay R. Hall (*), General Counsel and Legislative Policy Director, Kansas Association of Counties (website)
Trial Advocacy Competition

Emily A. Hartz (*), Of Counsel, Sloan Law Firm (website)
Domestic Violence

Allan A. Hazlett (*), Of Counsel, Adoption Services Law Group (website)

Michael R. Heim (***), Senior Assistant Revisor of Statutes, Kansas Office of Revisor of Statutes (website)
Local Government Law

Marshall Honeyman (*), Shareholder, Erise IP, P.A. (website)
Patent Prosecution

Jacy J. Hurst (*), Partner, KutakRock, LLP (website)
Health Care Law

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

Christina M. Kerls (*), Assistant Appellate Defender, Kansas Appellate Defender Office (website)
Trial Advocacy Competition

Jared S. Maag (**), Assistant U.S. Attorney, Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas
Fundamentals of Oral Argument

Glen McBeth (**), Instructional Technology Librarian, Washburn Law Library
Law Practice Technologies

Marcos A. Mendoza (**), Assistant Director, Legal & Regulatory Affairs and Coverage Counsel, Texas Association of School Boards, Inc.
Insurance Law

Creighton Miller (*), Research and Bibliographic Instruction Librarian, Washburn Law Library
Legal Research for Legal Scholars

Donald L. Moler (***), formerly League of Kansas Municipalities, Legal Department
Local Government Law

Timothy O'Sullivan (**), Foulston Siefkin LLP (website)
Estate Planning

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

The Honorable Rachel Pickering (**), District Court Judge, Shawnee County (Kansas) District Court (website)
Fundamentals of Oral Argument; Moot Court

Anna Quinn (*), Principal, Avant Law Group (website)
Patent Prosecution

Tracie Ransom (*), Founder, Ransom Strategies Group, LLC (website)
Race and the Law

William K. Schmidt (**), Director, Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic, Kansas Legal Services (website)
Tax Procedure

Duston J. Slinkard (* and **), First Assistant U.S. Attorney, Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas
Pretrial Advocacy-Civil

The Honorable Sarah E. Warner (* and **), Judge, Kansas Court of Appeals (website)
Conflict of Laws, Appellate Practice

Pretrial Advocacy-Civil Workshop (*)

  • Stacy R. Bond, Assistant General Counsel, Kansas Board of Healing Arts
  • Lisa M. Brown, Associate, Foulston Siefkin LLP (website)
  • Gregory A. Lee, Of Counsel, Sloan Law Firm (website)
  • Kelly J. Trussel, Of Counsel, Sloan Law Firm (website)