8th Annual Government Legal Careers Forum - March 2, 2015


The Forum brings together legal professionals working in a variety of government positions to visit with each other and Washburn Law students about the advantages and disadvantages of pursuing a career in the government. Both practicing attorneys and professionals who use their legal education in a non-practice setting are encouraged to participate in this event.

The Forum will facilitate easy networking and conversation, and refreshments will be served. We hope to have a wide variety of representatives on hand to network with each other and with students interested in government careers. This will be an interesting and enjoyable event for everyone involved.

Government representatives attending the Forum also are invited to attend a complimentary hour of continuing legal education immediately prior to the Forum.

Participating in both the Forum and the CLE is free of charge to employees of government agencies and Washburn Law students.


Government agency representatives interested in participating in the Forum: please register online.

Washburn Law students interested in attending the event, please sign up in Symplicity (under "Events" tab).

Contact Margann Bennett, Director of Professional Development, at (785) 670-1703 or margann.bennett@washburn.edu with questions.

Please register by Monday, February 23, 2015.


2:00 p.m. — CLE Registration
Washburn University School of Law
Robinson Courtroom and Bianchino Technology Center
17th Street & MacVicar Avenue

2:30-3:20 p.m. — Ethics CLE
Annual Ethics Cases Update
Robinson Courtroom and Bianchino Technology Center
Accreditation: pending.


  • Kimberly L. Knoll, Deputy Disciplinary Administrator, Office of the Kansas Disciplinary Administrator

4:00-5:30 p.m. — Government Legal Careers Forum
Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center
17th Street & Jewell Avenue

Agencies who participated in last year's' forum include:

  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives
  • City of Emporia
  • City of Lawrence
  • City of Topeka - Legal Department
  • Douglas County Attorney's Office
  • Douglas County District Court
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • Kansas African American Affairs Commission
  • Kansas Army National Guard JAG
  • Kansas Association of School Boards
  • Kansas Attorney General's Office
  • Kansas Board of Healing Arts
  • Kansas Corporation Commission
  • Kansas Department for Aging & Disabilities
  • Kansas Department for Children & Families
  • Kansas Department of Commerce
  • Kansas Department of Corrections
  • Kansas Court of Appeals
  • Kansas Department of Corrections
  • Kansas Department of Revenue
  • Kansas Department of Transportation
  • Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism
  • Kansas Legislative Post Audit
  • Kansas Public Defender's Office – Junction City Office
  • Kansas State Department of Education
  • Kansas Supreme Court
  • League of Kansas Municipalities
  • Leavenworth County Attorney's Office
  • National Labor Relations Board
  • Shawnee County Counselor's Office
  • Topeka Public Schools
  • U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • U.S. District Court

Schedule and times are subject to change.


Registration is free.
Pre-register by Monday, February 23, 2015.

Government agency representatives: register online.

Washburn Law students: register in Symplicity (under "Events" tab).



General Information

Monday, March 2, 2015
  » CLE Registration: 2:00 p.m.
  » Ethics CLE: 2:30-3:20 p.m.
  » Careers Forum: 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Sponsored by:
Washburn University School of Law Professional Development Office and Center for Law and Government, and the Topeka Bar Association Government Lawyers Committee.

Dress: Business formal.

Assistance for Special Needs:
If you require any special services or auxiliary aids to assist you while attending this event, please contact Margann Bennett at margann.bennett@washburn.edu or (785) 670-1703.

Washburn University School of Law
Robinson Courtroom and
Bianchino Technology Center
Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center
17th & MacVicar
Parking is available north and south of the School of Law.

See also Directions to the School of Law (includes parking).