Todd N. Thompson

Thompson Warner, P.A
333 West 9th Street, Suite B, Suite B
Lawrence, KS

Phone: 7858414554
Fax: 7858414499
Firm Web Site: trqlaw.com

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Committees

State Chair 2021-

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Law
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability

Practice and Personal Background

Todd graduated from the University of Kansas (B.S.J. 1975) and the University of Kansas School of Law (J.D. 1982). He is admitted to the Kansas Bar, the Missouri Bar, and to practice in the U.S. District Court of Kansas, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He was President of the Kansas Association of Defense Counsel in 2006, and currently is chair of the KADC Amicus Committee. He has served as a leader of numerous other organizations, including the Information Network of Kansas (“Kansas.gov”) (Board Chairman); the Lawrence Rotary Club (President); the University of Kansas Law Society Board of Governors; the Judge Hugh Means American Inn of Court (President); the Douglas County United Way (2004 Drive Chair); Leadership Lawrence; Health Care Access; the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Association (President); the Hilltop Child Development Center; the Douglas County 4-H Foundation (President); and the Douglas County Extension Council (President). Todd authored “The Paper Trail Has Gone Digital: Discovery in the Age of Electronic Information”, 71 J.K.B.A. 16 (2002), and “Kansas Defamation Law: An Update”, 59 J.K.B.A. 258 (1985). He also was co-author with Fred N. Six of “Misrepresentation in the Application for Life Insurance: Lies in the Eyes of the Beholder”, Insurance Counsel Journal, p. 282 (April 1985). He has been a presenter at numerous seminars and conferences, including: “Following The Paperless Trail Without Tripping: Ethical Issues Confronting Lawyers Dealing With Discovery In The Age of Electronic Information” (Kansas Association of Defense Counsel; December, 2005); “Avoiding Bad Faith Claims” (Kansas Claims Association; April, 2005); “Bad Faith Issues” (Farm Bureau Financial Services Field Adjusters Seminar; October, 2004); “Discovery in the Age of Electronic Information” (State of Kansas Department of Administration Legal Section CLE seminar; October, 2003); “The State of Civil ADR in The New Millennium” (K.B.A.; May, 2002); “Alternate Dispute Resolution: Strategic Planning for Clients” (K.B.A.; March, 2001); “Hot Topics In Internet Law” (KBA Annual Meeting; June, 2001); “Internet Law - Webs and Nets Set Traps for the Unwary Attorney” (K.B.A.; February, 2000); “Pattern Instructions: P.I.K.ing Your Jury” (K.B.A.; June, 1998); “Real Life Ethics in Personal Injury Practice” (K.B.A.; April, 1995); “Ethical Considerations in Fiduciary Fees” (Kansas Bankers Association CE seminar; June, 1994) “Insurance Law” (K.B.A.; November, 1993); “Effective Appellate Practice” (KBA Annual Meeting; June, 1988); “High Technology in Litigation” (K.S.A.; April, 1988); “Arbitration – Procedures, Pros and Cons” (K.B.A.; April, 1988). Todd has served as President of the Douglas County Bar Association and as a member of the Seventh Judicial District Nominating Commission. He has also served on the local Ethics & Grievances Committee, the Bench-Bar Committee, the Local Rules Revision Committee, and several KBA Committees, including: Nominating; Continuing Legal Education; and Ethics & Grievance. Todd has successfully tried dozens of jury trials, prosecuted and defended arbitrations and bench trials, and handled numerous appeals, with an increasing involvement in appellate work during the past ten years. The primary areas of Todd’s litigation practice involve insurance coverage disputes and bad faith claims; bodily injury; commercial disputes; professional negligence; real estate broker/agent malpractice litigation; and land use and zoning matters. In recent years Todd has litigated significant intellectual property disputes.

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