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Kennedy Berkley Yarnevich & Williamson Starts New Disability Law Group

Kennedy Berkley Yarnevich & Williamson, Chtd. Kennedy Berkley has expanded its services with the addition of the Kennedy Berkley Disability Law Group.  The group is headed by new hire social security disability attorney M. Joseph Kuhn.... Read More

Kennedy Berkley Yarnevich & Williamson Adds New Business Manager

Kennedy Berkley Yarnevich & Williamson, Chartered, a full service law firm, welcomes Lynn Herbic as the firm’s new Business Manager. Based in the firm’s headquarters in Salina, Kansas, Herbic will focus her efforts in budgeting reports, business... Read More

Olathe Chamber of Commerce holds a Yellow Ribbon Ceremony for our Olathe Office

This September 26, 2013 the Olathe Chamber of Commerce will hold a Yellow Ribbon Ceremony for our Olathe office. We do invite all those who would like to attend. The ribbon cutting should start at 11 a.m. followed by an open house with food, drinks, and... Read More

KBY&W Employment Seminar Discussed New Laws that could Reduce Costs for Employers

At Kennedy Berkley Yarnevich & Williamson’s summer employment seminar, attorney and shareholder Lawrence G. Michel spoke about the Kansas Legislature’s 2013 session and how they enacted significant changes to unemployment benefits.“These changes... Read More
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Serving Kansas Since 1961

Kennedy Berkley Yarnevich & Williamson, Chartered ("KBYW") is a midsized law firm located in Salina, Kansas.  KBYW serves clients in Kansas, Colorado, Missouri and throughout the United States.  The firm was formed in 1961 when Thomas J. Kennedy and Robert B. Berkley merged their individual practices. In the early years, KBYW gained prominence for its general business and banking practices.  Over the years KBYW has expanded its reach to include representation in all types of trial and appellate matters in state and federal courts and administrative agencies.

Our attorneys provide representation in nearly all areas of the law, including business and banking transactions, civil litigation, domestic and family issues and employment and labor issues. Our attorneys are committed to delivering prompt and innovative solutions to KBYW's diverse client base. The firm's growth and success over the years is attributable to its treatment of each client as unique and special to the firm, whether the client is a large multi-national corporation or a sole proprietor. We believe in building and maintaining lasting relationships with our clients. Regardless of the legal issue, we understand that to provide responsive and pragmatic legal advice, we must understand our clients' needs and understand their industries.

The members of our firm are actively engaged in Bar and industry associations and frequently serve as seminar speakers and commentators regarding issues in their respective practice areas.  Our attorneys are provided with state of the art computer, technical and research resources so that the attorneys can stay abreast of new developments in their practice areas to best serve our clients.

KBYW believes attorneys have a special responsibility to serve their community. The firm's attorneys are therefore active in a host of governmental, community, civic boards and organizations and various not-for-profit organizations.

Salina Office

Located Downtown in the Historic United Building
119 W. Iron Ave., 7th Floor
P.O. Box 2567
Salina, KS 67402-2567

Phone:(785) 825-4674
Fax: (785) 825-5936

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Hays Office

Located Downtown in the Emprise Bank Building
1200 Main Street, Suite 102
Hays, Kansas 67601

Phone:(785) 623-4110
Fax: (785) 623-4192

Olathe Office

Located in the Simmons First National Bank
15664 W. 135th St.
Olathe, KS 66062

Phone: (785) 825-4674
Fax: (785) 825-5936

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