Upcoming events

    • 07 Oct 2016
    • (CDT)
    • 06 Mar 2018
    • (CST)
    • 17 sessions
    • Topeka Shawnee County Public Library - Perkins Room

    Monthly TBA Board of Directors Meeting.

    • 08 Nov 2016
    • 12 Dec 2017
    • 14 sessions
    • Kansas Bar Association-1200 SW Harrison St., Topeka, KS

    The Young Lawyers Division invites attorneys under the age of 35 or who have been practicing five years or less to its monthly luncheon.  Lunch is FREE.  RSVP to Lisa Brown

    • 17 Nov 2016
    • 21 Dec 2017
    • 14 sessions
    • Capitol Plaza Hotel - Falling Water Bar

    Those members who are at least 70 years of age and practicing or no longer practicing meet for a monthly informal gathering.


    • 05 Dec 2016
    • 04 Dec 2017
    • 7 sessions
    • Shawnee County Courthouse

    Committee works for the improvement of the legal and judicial systems through cooperation with the judiciary.

    • 15 Dec 2016
    • 14 Dec 2017
    • 7 sessions
    • Kansas Bar Association - 1200 SW Harrison St

    Committee works to address family practice issues that impact practicing lawyers, their clients, the judiciary, and the public.

    • 25 Sep 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Kansas Bar Association - 1200 SW Harrison

    The Criminal Law Committee meets to improve the administration of criminal justice in Topeka and Shawnee County.

    • 06 Oct 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Top of the Tower - 534 S. Kansas Ave. (16th Floor)

    October Membership Luncheon

    with Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay 

    The TBA also will Welcome the new Kansas Bar Admittees practicing in the Topeka area.

    Friday, October 6th 

    12 to 1 p.m.

    Top of the TOWER

    Everyone who attends the luncheon will be entered into a drawing to attend this year's Turkey Shoot for FREE! 

    $15 - TBA members

    $20 - Non-TBA members

    Bring a guest!

    Please register by Monday, October 2.

    Generously Sponsored by:

    Topeka Family Law Office
    Law office of Allan A. Hazlett
    Williams Family Law Practice

    • 18 Oct 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Kansas Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence Coalition Training Center - 634 SW Harrison

    Protection from Stalking or Sexual Assault Act: New Legal Remedy for Sexual Assault Victims CLE

    Wednesday, October 18, 2017
    Noon to 1 p.m.
    KCSDV Training Center
    634 SW Harrison 
    Topeka, KS

    APPROVED for One Hour of CLE credit.

    FREE for TBA Members
    $55 for Non-TBA Members
    Please make your reservations by October 11, 2017!

    Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.
    Brown Bag Lunch on your own.

    This training will provide an overview of the new law that took effect on July 1, 2017.  The Protections from Stalking Act is now the Protection from Stalking or Sexual Assault Act.  A brief overview of the changes to the court forms will be provided.

    As a result of this training, participants will be able to:
    • Identify a strong petition for protection from stalking or sexual assault
    • Explain the protection order process in Kansas
    CLE Presenters: Kaitlin Alegria, KCSDV Protection Order Project Attorney, and Stephine Bowman, Staff Attorney

    Generously sponsored by:




    This grant project is supported by subgrant number 17-VAWA-19 awarded through the Federal Office on Violence Against Women as administered by the Kansas Governor's Grants Program.  The opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of the Kansas Governor or the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

    This project was supported by Grant No. 2015-MU-AX-0008 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice.  The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.
    • 18 Oct 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Washburn University School of Law - Room 114

    Mayoral Candidate Forum

    Featuring Topeka's Mayoral Race Candidates:

    Michelle De La Isla & Spencer Duncan

    with Bob Beatty as the Moderator


    Wednesday, October 18, 2017

    5:30 p.m.

    Washburn University School of Law

    Room 114

    Sponsored by the Women's Attorneys Association of Topeka, Washburn Law School and the Topeka Bar Association.

    No registration required.  No cost to attend.

    • 10 Nov 2017
    • (CST)
    • 534 S. Kansas Ave., Suite 1130, Topeka, KS 66603

    TBA Office will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day.

    • 15 Nov 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Helping Hands Humane Society - 5720 SW 21ST ST

    Tax Planning for Optimized Charitable Giving CLE

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

    Noon to 1 p.m.

    Helping Hands Humane Society

    5720 SW 21st Street - Topeka

    APPROVED for 1 Hour of CLE credit.

    $25 for TBA Members

    $55 for Non-TBA Members

    Please make your reservations by November 8, 2017!

    Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.

    Brown Bag Lunch on your own.

    The program will cover strategies in charitable giving designed to take advantage of potential tax savings and to maximize the benefit to the charity. 

    Presenter:  James (Jay) Newbery with Newbery, Ungerer & Hickert, LLP

    Click here for a paper registration form.

    Generously sponsored by:


    • 17 Nov 2017
    • 11:00 AM
    • Creekside at Berryton, 7151 Berryton Road, Berryton, KS

    We aren’t really shooting turkeys, we are just giving you a chance to win a a Thanksgiving turkey. Come check it out to see for yourself!

    The Annual Topeka Bar Association

    Turkey Shoot

    Friday, November 17, 2017

    Berryton Square - 7151 SE Berryton Road

    11 a.m. - Shooting Begins

    11:30 a.m. - Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner

    $20/person

    Please R.S.V.P. and send your registration form and payment by November 10 to the TBA 534 S. Kansas Avenue, Suite 1130—Topeka, KS 66603

    OR, Pay Online.

    JOIN THE FUN AND DRIVE YOUR VINTAGE OR ANTIQUE CAR!

    Everyone who drives one to the Turkey Shoot will have their name entered in a drawing to win a free gift card!!

    Sponsorship opportunities:

    Beer Sponsors 

    Lunch Sponsors

    Dessert Sponsors

    Drink Sponsors 

    Target Sponsors—COOPER LAW OFFICE

    Vintage/Antique Car Sponsors 

    Your firm will be recognized by having its name displayed before, during and after the Turkey Shoot.  All Sponsorship opportunities are $150.

    • 23 Nov 2017
    • (CST)
    • 24 Nov 2017
    • (CST)
    • 534 S. Kansas Ave., Suite 1130, Topeka, KS 66603

    The TBA wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving!

    • 07 Dec 2017
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Governor's Row House, 811 Sw Buchanan St, Topeka, KS

    The TBA holds an annual holiday party in December. This is a great event for networking, socializing, and a little time for fun during a busy time of year. Come celebrate the holidays with us!

    • 22 Dec 2017
    • (CST)
    • 25 Dec 2017
    • (CST)
    • 534 S. Kansas Ave., Suite 1130, Topeka, KS 66603

    The TBA wishes you a Merry Christmas!

    • 05 Jan 2018
    • 05 Oct 2018
    • 8 sessions
    • Top of the Tower Club - 534 S. Kansas Ave. (16th Floor)
    Guest speaker to be announced.

Past events

22 Sep 2017 Topeka Bar Association Fall Golf Tournament
07 Sep 2017 Adoption Law CLE
04 Sep 2017 Labor Day-TBA Office Closed
01 Sep 2017 September Membership Luncheon
04 Aug 2017 August Membership Luncheon
28 Jul 2017 2017 Legislative Update CLE
04 Jul 2017 Independence Day-TBA Office Closed
16 Jun 2017 TBA CLE Blast!
02 Jun 2017 June Membership Luncheon & Ethics CLE
29 May 2017 Memorial Day-TBA Office Closed
19 May 2017 Annual TBA Golf Tournament
19 May 2017 Ethics in the Everyday Practice of Law CLE
11 May 2017 TBA YLD INAUGURAL TRIVIA NIGHT
05 May 2017 May Membership Luncheon & 2017 CLE Updates
01 May 2017 Crimes, Courts and the Constitution - a Law Day Event
01 May 2017 Law Day 2017
29 Apr 2017 2017 Law Day: Kansas Riverfront Clean Up Event
27 Apr 2017 2017 Annual Meeting
14 Apr 2017 Criminal Law CLE
13 Mar 2017 Criminal Law Committee Meeting
03 Mar 2017 March Membership Luncheon & The Attorney-Surveyor Working Relationship: How to Win a Case Together CLE
03 Mar 2017 Statute of Frauds (and) Why People Ignore It
23 Feb 2017 Happy Hour CLE "Ethical Considerations in the Use of Social Media in Investigations & Litigation"
22 Feb 2017 Probate Committee Meeting
09 Feb 2017 CLE: e-Filing in Shawnee County District Court
03 Feb 2017 February Membership Luncheon
16 Jan 2017 Martin Luther King's Birthday - TBA Office Closed
13 Jan 2017 CLE: Family Law Update & Hot Topics
11 Jan 2017 Probate Committee Meeting
06 Jan 2017 January Membership Luncheon
02 Jan 2017 New Year's Day Holiday - TBA Office Closed
23 Dec 2016 TBA Office Closed for Christmas Holiday
01 Dec 2016 TBA Annual Holiday Party
25 Nov 2016 Thanksgiving Holiday - TBA Office Closed
24 Nov 2016 Thanksgiving - TBA Office Closed
18 Nov 2016 Annual Turkey Shoot
11 Nov 2016 Veteran's Day - TBA Office Closed
04 Nov 2016 Naturalization Ceremony
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