Newton attorney twice honored at the KBA annual meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Newton attorney twice honored at the KBA annual meeting TOPEKA, Kansas (Oct. 8, 2014)— In late September during its annual meeting at the Maner Conference Center in Topeka, Newton attorney Thomas A. Adrian was honored by both the Kansas Bar Association and Kansas Bar Foundation for his service to the profession. The KBA recognized Adrian with his second Outstanding Service Award for his service to the legal profession. He first received this award in 2001. The KBF honored him with the Robert […]

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Adrian and Wilder attend national meeting in New York

Local attorneys Tom Adrian and Marilyn Wilder attended the American Health Lawyers Association Annual Meeting in New York, New York June 30 to July 2.  The event held each year provides continuing education opportunities on a variety of topics in the area of healthcare law.  Attorneys from Adrian & Pankratz, P.A. have been attending this event each year for well over fifteen years.  The attorneys attended sessions on new developments in business relationships among healthcare providers, medical staff issues, physician compensation and many others.  Speakers included […]

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Pankratz attends Midwestern Estate Planning Institute

Randy Pankratz recently took part in the Midwestern Estate, Tax and Business Planning Institute, held June 12 and 13 in Indianapolis.  Several hundred attorneys and other Midwestern estate planning professionals participated in the meetings.  Subjects covered included changes in recommended provisions and procedures for revocable trusts, retirement assets, and advance directives. Pankratz said the subject matter of the institute was especially applicable to central Kansans who are planning ahead for their family’s interests.  “Almost every working or retired Kansan over the age of 40 is […]

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Adrian attends estate planning conference

Tom Adrian recently attended the 48th Annual University of Miami Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, held in Orlando, Florida. The Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning is the nation’s leading conference for estate planning professionals. It is designed for attorneys, trust officers, accountants, insurance professionals and financial planners who, through years of experience and practice, are familiar with the principles of estate planning. The week-long program covered the latest developments in estate, gift, income taxation and estate planning techniques. Much of the discussion focused on new […]

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Wilder appointed to rights commission

Marilyn Wilder, Hesston, is being appointed to serve a four year term on the Kansas Human Rights Commission by Gov. Sam Brownback. The mission of the Kansas Human Rights Commission is to prevent and eliminate discrimination, assure equal opportunities in all employment relations, eliminate profiling and segregation and assure equal opportunities in all places of public accommodations and in housing.  Six of the seven member board are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the senate for four year terms.  No more than four members […]

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