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Attorneys Adam M. Teel

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Phone: 620.662.3331


Adam Teel grew up in Hutchinson, Kansas and attended the Buhler Public Schools. He graduated from Washburn University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.  In 2017, Adam obtained his Juris Doctor from Washburn University School of Law. 

During law school, he was a Washburn Law Journal staff writer, served as a small group student mentor for incoming first-year law students, helped establish and served as Vice President of the Federal Bar Association Washburn Law Student Chapter, and received a Oil and Gas Law Certificate by studying various aspects of oil and gas, environmental, and energy law.  In 2016, Adam was named a Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Scholar and a Energy and Mineral Law Foundation Scholar.  Adam also spent time during law school interning at the Kansas Corporation Commission (at both the KCC's Oil and Gas Conservation Division office in Wichita and the KCC's Office of General Counsel in Topeka), and externing for the Honorable Eric F. Melgren, U. S. District Court for the District of Kansas.

Adam is an Associate with the firm, joining in 2017.  Adam is focusing his practice on general business, collection and creditor's rights, estate planning, and energy law.

Bar Admissions

  • Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas

Professional Memberships, Affiliations, and Honors

  • American Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Reno County Bar Association
  • City Attorneys Association of Kansas
  • Young Professionals of Reno County
  • Topeka Bar Association (2014 - 2017)
  • Sam A. Crow American Inn of Court (2016 - 2017) 

 Published Works

  • The Billion Dollar Decision: How the Third Circuit Expanded the Power of the EPA in Implementing TMDLs by Affirming Additional Mandates, 55 Washburn L.J. 563 (2016).


Washburn University (J.D., cum laude, 2017)

  • Certificate in Oil and Gas Law
  • Washburn Law Journal, Staff Writer (2015-2017)
  • CALI Award in the following courses: Oil & Gas Conservation Law and Practice, Environmental Regulation of the Oil & Gas Industry, International Petroleum Transactions, Mining Law, Public Land Law, and Writing for Law Practice
  • Energy and Mineral Law Foundation Scholar (2016)
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Scholar (2016)

Washburn University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2014)

  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Alpha Lambda Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Sibberson Award Finalist

Community Involvement

  • Interfaith Housing & Community Services (Board of Directors, 2019 - present)