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John R. Hamilton - Topeka, KS

3649 SW Burlingame Rd. Topeka, KS 66611 - 2051

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Topeka Eminent Domain Lawyer

Overview

John R. Hamilton, born January 8, 1940, El Dorado, Kansas, is a member of our firm and has been engaged in the practice of law since 1965. He received his Juris Doctorate in 1965 from the Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas. He completed his undergraduate studies at Union University in 1962...

John R. Hamilton, born January 8, 1940, El Dorado, Kansas, is a member of our firm and has been engaged in the practice of law since 1965. He received his Juris Doctorate in 1965 from the Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas. He completed his undergraduate studies at Union University in 1962. John authored: "Eminent Domain-Practice and Procedure," chapter, Kansas Real Estate Practice and Procedure Handbook, Kansas Bar Association, 2009, and co-authored the Kansas Chapter "Law and Procedure of Eminent Domain in the 50 States," Condemnation Land Use and Zoning Committee, Litigation Section, American Bar Association (2009).

John is a current member of the Topeka, Kansas, American Bar Associations, Kansas Association for Justice (Member 1975-; Vice President for Legislation, 1981), the American Board of Trial Advocates, Washburn School of Law Board of Governors, and Owners' Counsel of America.

John is listed in Ingram's "Best Lawyers in America" under the field of Eminent Domain. He has also been named a "Super Lawyer" from 2009-2012. This distinction recognizes him as one of the top 5% of all attorney's in Kansas and Missouri in the field of Eminent Domain.

His practice areas include Eminent Domain, Condemnation, and Trial Practice.

About John R. Hamilton

Practice Areas

  • Eminent Domain
  • Condemnation
  • Trial Practice

Litigation

  • 90%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel

Year Joined Firm

  • 1985

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Kansas, 1965
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1965
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 1965
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1965

Other Affiliations

  • Topeka Bar Association (Member)
  • Kansas Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Kansas Association for Justice, 1975 (Member)
  • Kansas Association for Justice, 1981 (Vice President for Legislation)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Washburn School of Law (Board of Governors)
  • Owners' Counsel of America

Education

  • Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas
    B.S., Bachelor of Science
  • Union University, Jackson, Tennessee

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About John R. Hamilton

Included on the 2011 Missouri and Kansas list


Past Lists

  • 2010 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers list

View the profile for John R. Hamilton on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Listed in Ingram's "Best Lawyers in America" under the field of Eminent Domain
  • Named a "Super Lawyer" from 2009-2012

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Office Information

Address

3649 SW Burlingame Rd. Topeka, KS 66611 - 2051

Fax

  • (785) 267-2942

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Articles

  • Author, “Eminent Domain-Practice and Procedure,” chapter, Kansas Real Estate Practice and Procedure Handbook, Kansas Bar Association, 2009
  • Co-authored the Kansas Chapter “Law and Procedure of Eminent Domain in the 50 States,” Condemnation Land Use and Zoning Committee, Litigation Section, American Bar Association (2009)

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