Our Attorneys

Kelly J. Clark
James J. Cramer
Michael J. Fischer
Jon W. Gilchrist
Thomas L. Griswold
Mark S. Gunnison
Bryanna Hanschu
Eric L. Hansen
Jacob A. Hecker
Chris W. Henry
John H. "Topper" Johntz, Jr.
Thomas K. Jones
Laurel R. Kupka
Jodde Olsen Lanning
Michael B. Lowe
David K. Martin
Stephen D. McGiffert
Steven L. Passer
Tyler Peters
Joseph Schmisseur
Christopher J. Sherman
Roger H. Templin

Roger Templin


Roger Templin is a Principal with the firm, having practiced in our Business Practice Group since joining the firm in 1992, and Roger's practice today includes entrepreneurial, business, tax, securities, banking, real estate, estate planning matters, and bankruptcy and business litigation.

Roger has worked with scores of entrepreneurs assisting them in selecting among choices of entity, creation of organizational documents, agreements among owners, securities and financing issues, employment law issues, e-commerce and technology-related contracting, contract negotiation, real estate and other various day-to-day operational matters. Roger has served as Chair of the DeSoto, Kansas, Planning Commission and is a member of the American Planning Association. He also serves local banks in providing general corporate representation and assistance in loan negotiation, documentation and enforcement.

Roger received Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Kansas in 1989, with an emphasis in computerized AIS and MIS systems. During his undergraduate studies, he served as Chair of the Student Executive Committee of Student Senate and as President of the Kansas Memorial Corporation. He was awarded the Hilitopper Award as an outstanding member of his undergraduate class. Roger obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1992, where he was a Rice Scholar. During law school, Roger served as Articles Editor for the Kansas Law Review and as a member of Moot Court Council.

Roger is admitted to practice law in Kansas, Missouri and before the United States Supreme Court. Roger is also admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the District of Kansas and the Western District of Missouri. Roger is a member of the American, Kansas, Missouri, Johnson County, and Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Associations.

Practice Emphasis

Corporate Law
Real Estate
Land Use
Business Planning
Estate Planning
Business Litigation


University of Kansas – B.S. 1989; J.D. 1992 (Articles Editor, Law Review)

Bar Admission

Kansas – 1992
Missouri – 1993
U.S. Supreme Court - 2006

Associations / Memberships

  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar

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