Tom Adrian

Thomas A. Adrian

Tom Adrian is a co-founder of the firm and has practiced law for over 40 years. He is known for top-notch service to clients, ranging from non-profit and for-profit businesses to individuals needing estate planning. Tom has also dedicated himself to bettering the surrounding community through leadership on a variety of civic and church organizations.

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  • Washburn University, B.S., Business Administration, 1966
  • Washburn University School of Law, J.D., 1969

Professional Background

  • President of Solo and Small Firm Section of Kansas Bar Association, 1996-1997
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
  • Kansas Bar, 1969
  • “AV” Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell, the highest possible rating in both legal and ethical standards
  • Listed as among the Best Lawyers in America
  • Member
    • American Bar Association
    • Kansas Bar Association
    • Wichita Bar Association
    • Task Force of Kansas Bar Association and Professional Insurance
    • Committee on Continuing Legal Education of Kansas Bar Association
    • Harvey County Bar Association
    • American Health Law Association
    • Kansas Association of Hospital Attorneys
    • Wichita Estate Planning Council

Civic Involvement

  • Chairman, Board of Trustees, Newton Medical Center, 1987-1993
  • President, Harvey County Bar Association, 1990-1991
  • Member, Council on Finance and Administration, Kansas West United Methodist Conference, 1992-1998
  • President, Council on Finance and Administration, Kansas West United Methodist Conference, 1998-2000
  • Trustee of the Year, Kansas Hospital Association, 1994
  • President, Kansas Hospital Association, 1997
  • Member, Board of Directors, Central National Bank, 1994 -2016
  • Outstanding Citizen of the Year, Newton Area Chamber of Commerce, 1998
  • Kansas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees, 1999-2005
  • President, Kansas Bar Foundation, 2004
  • Outstanding Service Award, Kansas Bar Association, 2001


Reported Case

  • Estate of Pallister, 13 Kan. App. 2d 337 (1989)