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Lawrence L. Tenopir - Topeka, KS

1610 SW Topeka Boulevard Topeka, KS 66612

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Updated: 04/05/2017

Topeka Probate (Wills, Trusts, Estates) Lawyer

About Lawrence L. Tenopir

Practice Areas

  • Probate (Wills, Trusts, Estates)
  • Real Estate
  • Landlord Law
  • Small Business
  • Collections

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner


Bar Admissions

  • Kansas, 1982

Other Affiliations

  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Topeka-Shawnee County Riverfront Authority, 6-member, 2007


  • University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas, 1982
  • University of Kansas, 1972
    Major: Language Arts (English-Speech-Theatre) Education
    Minor: French
  • KU Graduate School in secondary Curriculum and Instruction, 1978
    Honors: State certification as a Developmental and Remedial Reading Specialist
  • Marysville High School, 1968

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Phi Delta Kappa

Past Positions

  • Manhattan Holiday Inn, Auditor
  • Topeka Downtown Holiday Inn, Auditor and Evening Shift Manager
  • Kansas Democratic Party, Assistant to the State Chairman
  • Kansas State Fire Marshal, Counsel
  • KS Securities Commissioner, Part-Time Administrative Judge
  • KS Division of Worker's Compensation, Special Administrative Judge
  • State Board of Tax Appeals, 1992
  • Kansas Insurance Department, Special Administrative Law Judge
  • Alameda Property Management, LLC, 2003

Pro Bono Activities

  • President of Historic Topeka, Inc.
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Shawnee County Historical Society
  • Co-Founder, Topeka Area Heritage Alliance
  • Board, Historic Jayhawk Theatre
  • Charter and Life Member, Marshall County Historical Society
  • Kansas Historical Society
  • Kansas Preservation Alliance
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Smithsonian
  • Friends of Mt. Vernon
  • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
  • Board and President, Topeka Jayhawk Club
  • Life Member, KU Alumni Association
  • Member, President’s Club
  • First President, KU Alumni Association Shawnee County Chapter
  • Fundraiser, KU Marching Jayhawks
  • Member of the Advisory Board, KU School of Fine Arts
  • President, KU School of Fine Arts, 2007 - 2008
  • Search Committee for a new Dean of the KU School of Fine Arts
  • Provost's Task Force for Reorganization of Fine Arts at KU
  • Board, KU Friends of the Theatre, 2007
  • President, KU Friends of the Theatre, 2009
  • Member, KU Athletic Association's Williams Education Fund
  • Member, KU Endowment Association's Elizabeth Watkins Society
  • Member, "Catholics for Renewal"
  • Member, "Call to Action"
  • Member, Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Member, Drama League

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, Undergraduate basic and advanced Business Law, K-State (13 quarters taught) and Allen County JUCO extension in Lyndon
  • Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education, Commercial Property Association and the Kansas Petroleum Appraisers' Institute
  • Guest Lecturer, Administrative Law, President's College School of Law in Wichita



  • Clodfelter Volunteerism Award, Alumni Association, 2003
  • Wintermote Chapter Leader Award, 2009
  • Won an Olde Towne Neighborhood Association award for exterior work done to date
  • Won the 2004 "Best Lawyer" award for Topeka and NE Kansas in voting by readers of the Topeka Capital-Journal
  • 2015 "Topeka’s Favorite Lawyer" award in voting by viewers of WIBW TV

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Office Information


1610 SW Topeka Boulevard Topeka, KS 66612


  • (785) 233-4908

Offers Free Initial Consultation


Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

Monday thru Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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