Photograph: James M. Concannon.

James M. Concannon

Senator Robert J. Dole Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus
B.S., University of Kansas, 1968
J.D., University of Kansas, 1971
Contact Information:
Room 307
"The faculty considers the professor/student relationship to be long term. Our students become our colleagues. We have the privilege of maintaining professional relationships with them throughout their careers as we work together to improve the law and participate in bar activities. We enjoy being able to follow the successes of our students."
Professor Concannon served as Dean of Washburn University School of Law from 1988-2001. He is licensed to practice in state courts in Kansas, the U.S. District Court for Kansas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. He served as Research Attorney for the Kansas Supreme Court and was a Visiting Professor at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. He was a Senior Contributing Editor of Evidence in America: The Federal Rules in the States and serves on the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws.
Teaching Responsibilities
  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Procedure
  • Evidence
Support Staff
Shirley Jacobson
Room 302
Library Faculty Liaison