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Attorneys Adam M. Teel

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Email: adam.teel@martindell.com

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.  Adam obtained his Juris Doctor from Washburn University School of Law in 2017. 

During law school, he was a Washburn Law Journal staff writer, a small group student mentor for incoming first-year law students, served as Vice President of the Washburn Law Federal Bar Association, and received a Oil and Gas Law Certificate by studying various aspects of oil and gas, environmental, and energy law.  Adam was named a Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Scholar and a Energy and Mineral Law Foundation Scholar in 2016.  Adam also spent time during law school interning at the Kansas Corporation Commission and for the Honorable Eric F. Melgren, U. S. District Court for the District of Kansas.

Adam is an Associate with the firm, joining Martindell Swearer Shaffer Ridenour in 2017.  Adam is focusing his practice on general business, estate planning, and energy law.  He also currently serves as the City Attorney for The Highlands, Kansas.

Adam is a steadfast KU Jayhawks fan (at least during basketball season) and an avid soccer fan, supporting both the United States Men’s National Team and Sporting Kansas City.


Bar Admissions

Kansas (2017)

U.S. District Court, District of Kansas (2017)


Professional Memberships, Affiliations, and Honors

American Bar Association

Kansas Bar Association

Reno County Bar Association

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).


Education

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