Klenda Austerman Attorneys Selected for 2017 Super Lawyers



Three attorneys at Klenda Austerman have been named 2017 Super Lawyers by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers: Gary M. Austerman; J. Michael Morris; David W. Steed. In addition, three attorneys were recognized as Super Lawyers Rising Stars: Aaron J. Good; Chasity M. Helm; Eric W. Lomas. This is Gary Austerman’s 12th consecutive year recognized as a top rated attorney in medical malpractice defense. Mike Morris has been selected as a top rated bankruptcy attorney 11 …

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Bob Kaplan – 60 Years of Service



1957. Elvis Presley purchased Graceland. The Cat in the Hat was introduced. Teenagers danced to American Bandstand. And Robert Kaplan began practicing law. Shortly after, he opened his own practice – Kaplan, McMillan and Harris – in downtown Wichita and quickly gained a reputation as an attorney who fought hard for his clients and what was just. His generosity, dedication, honest approach and drive to help people who he thought got a bad deal, earned …

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Congratulations Linda Kizzire



Linda Kizzire, Sedgwick County Treasurer, was recently awarded the prestigious Victor E. Martinelli Outstanding County Treasurer Award, presented annually by the National Association of County Collectors, Treasurers and Finance Officers. The recipient is recognized for serving as a leader in their home state and as a professional of the highest caliber in the operation of their own County office, according to the organization. “I have had the pleasure and honor of working with Linda her …

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Klenda Austerman Law Firm Wichita, Kansas Welcomes Aaron Boswell



Klenda Austerman law firm Wichita, Kansas welcomes Aaron Boswell as Associate. Aaron’s practice focuses on general litigation. Originally from Wichita, Aaron received his J.D. from Washburn University School of Law and his B.G.S in political science and psychology from the University of Kansas. Aaron approaches his clients with a welcoming demeanor. He has a genuine interest in getting to know his clients and understanding their position. With the client’s goal in mind, he thoroughly researches …

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How Sweet It Is At Exploration Place



This weekend Klenda Austerman attorney Jeff Peier is pairing two of his favorite things – chocolate and aviation – at Exploration Place’s largest fundraiser, Death by Chocolate. While participants put themselves in a food coma with the finest chocolates, wines and foods Wichita offers, they are supporting the Sedgwick County science and discovery center. This December, Design Build Fly, a new exhibit at Exploration Place will open. Peier is chairman of the resource committee spearheading …

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Klenda Austerman LLC Announces New Member



Klenda Austerman law firm is pleased to announce the firm’s newest member Eric Lomas. Eric has been with the firm since 2010, practicing in the areas of bankruptcy, corporate reorganization and business law. “Eric is a very talented attorney with an immense intellect. He embodies our firm’s mission of providing quality legal services to our clients,” says Greg Klenda, Klenda Austerman managing member. “Eric has worked hard over several years to be an accomplished practitioner …

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Celebrating 45 Years of Service



In 1971, James Sargent and L.D Klenda founded Sargent & Klenda law firm. While the practice of law has certainly changed in 45 years, Klenda Austerman Law Firm remains dedicated to the traditions upon which the firm was built – integrity, creativity, a commitment to the community and legal profession, and a solid Midwest work ethic. Entrepreneurs, individuals, privately owned companies, foundations and large corporations trust Klenda Austerman with the strategic management of their legal …

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Help Make Wichita The Opportunity Capital



Sam Foreman is the 2016 Young Professionals of Wichita chairman. Sam was asked to share his thoughts on Wichita with the Wichita Eagle. Below is the content of the article. BY SAM FOREMAN | 2016 YPW CHAIR I dare you. Imagine a perfect Wichita community. One filled with limitless opportunities for your family, friends and business. What if I told you that image is within our reach? Skeptical? I believe it is within our reach. …

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Hesston Tragedy



As flags are lowered today around the State, our hearts remain heavy after yesterday’s tragic mass shooting in our neighboring town of Hesston, Kansas. Although the heated debate over gun control will rage on and no doubt be shoved back to center stage as a result of this event, today, we focus our attention, thoughts and prayers on the victims and families affected by this crime.

Klenda Austerman Announces New Partner – Michael Baumberger



Klenda Austerman has named Michael Baumberger as Member. Mr. Baumberger has been with the firm since 2009 and practices in the areas of commercial litigation, insurance defense, employment law and personal injury law.