Meet Our Attorneys


All of our attorneys are passionate about helping you reach your goals and solving your legal problems. Our experienced lawyers provide legal representation in a wide variety of practice areas.

To learn more about our backgrounds, achievements, and areas of expertise, please click on the names below.

Gary D. Denning, Attorney

Gary D. Denning, Attorney Gary Denning was born in Larned, Kansas in 1954, and grew up in Manhattan and Salina, Kansas. He received his B.A. and Juris Doctor from the University of Kansas. Gary worked for the firm of Denning …

George W. Yarnevich, Shareholder Attorney

George W. Yarnevich, Shareholder Attorney George W. Yarnevich was born in Kansas City in 1946 and graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1964. He received a BA Degree in Political Science in 1968 from the University of Kansas. He then …

Heather R. Fletcher, DUI/Defense Attorney

Heather R. Fletcher, DUI/Defense Attorney Heather Fletcher is primarily a defense attorney that works for individuals, who have been charged with: misdemeanors class A-C person/nonperson; DUIs; drug cases ranging from possession to distribution; and felonies ranging from low to high …

James R. Angell, Shareholder Attorney

James R. Angell, Shareholder Attorney Jim’s practice involves representing financial institutions in the areas of creditors’ rights and problem loan workouts, default resolution, debt restructurings, and commercial foreclosure. He represents secured creditors and other participants in all aspects of the …

John F. Thompson, II, Shareholder Attorney

John F. Thompson, II, Shareholder Attorney John Thompson assists families and business owners in the Kansas City area with estate planning, wills, trusts, banking, business formation, business succession planning, asset protection planning, contracts and general corporate matters. Prior to joining …

Lance H. Cochran, Shareholder Attorney

Lance H. Cochran, Shareholder Attorney Lance H. Cochran was born in Salina, Kansas in 1971 and graduated from Glasco High School in 1989. He received degrees in Theology and Government from the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana in …

Larry G. Michel, Shareholder Attorney

Larry G. Michel, Shareholder Attorney Larry G. Michel was born in Osborne, Kansas in 1963 and grew up in Downs, Kansas. After graduating from Downs High School, Larry attended the University of Kansas and obtained a BS degree in organismal …

Leslie A. Hess, Attorney

Leslie A. Hess, Attorney Leslie A. Hess grew up in Oakley, Kansas and graduated from Oakley High School. She attended Kansas State University and graduated with a BS degree in journalism in 1982. Leslie then received a Juris Doctor from …

M. Joseph Kuhn, Social Security Disability Attorney

M. Joseph Kuhn, Social Security Disability Attorney M. Joseph Kuhn is the Director of the Kennedy Berkley Disability Law Group, and is dedicated to representing individuals with disability claims before the Social Security Administration. He is licensed to practice law …

Tom A. Williamson, Senior Counsel

Tom A. Williamson, Senior Counsel Tom A. Williamson was born in Dodge City, Kansas, in 1948. Tom majored in Accounting and received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Washburn University in 1970 and obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from …