Admitted To Bar 1985, Kansas
Fort Hays State University (B.S. Finance, 1982) graduated Summa Cum Laude
Washburn University of Topeka (J.D., 1985) graduated Magna Cum Laude
Topeka Bar Association
Kansas Bar Association
Kansas Association for Justice
American Association for Justice
Shawnee County Medical Legal Commitee
Topeka Bench Bar Committee (past)
Shawnee County Local Rules Committee (past)
Adjunct Professor at Washburn School of Law (Pre-Trial and Trial Techniques) past
Super Lawyers Missouri and Kansas: Top Attorneys Personal Injury
National Academy of personal injury Attorneys: Top Ten Attorney Award
National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Association of Distinguished Counsel; Nations Top 1%
U.S. News and World Report; First Tier Ranking Best Law Firms in Kansas
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, One of the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction
American Society of Legal Advocates top 100 litigation lawyer for the state of Kansas
Pre-Trial and Trial techniques for personal injury cases
Auto/Truck Accident claims and litigation
Medical Negligence claims and litigation
Product liability claims and litigation
How to prepare claims for liability insurance consideration
No-fault law and claims
General Automobile Insurance Law
Screening Panels for professional liability claims
Kevin L. Diehl is a founding partner with Ralston, Pope & Diehl, L.L.C. (RPD). He was born and raised in Hays, Kansas. Kevin worked through high school and college, and also was very active in school sports and outdoor activities. He attended Thomas Moore Prep-Marian High School and received a BS in Finance from Ft. Hays State University in 1982, graduating summa cum laude.
Kevin then attended Washburn University School of Law graduating magna cum laude in 1985. His entire legal career has been in the area of personal injury which includes the handling of automobile, motorcycle and large semi accidents, medical negligence, brain and spinal injury, fire injury and loss, and other types of traumatic injury.
Kevin is a member of the Topeka Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, Kansas Association for Justice, and the American Association for Justice. Kevin has been recognized by various publications including Super Lawyers as one of the top attorneys in Missouri and Kansas, Top Attorneys in personal injury in general law in Missouri and Kansas, One of the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction from the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, Nations Top 1% for the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and the American Society of Legal Advocates top 100 litigation lawyer for the state of Kansas.
Professional service has been a part of Kevin’s practice as well. He has served on the Shawnee County Local Rules Committee, the Topeka Bench Bar Committee, the Topeka Medical Legal Committee, and has been a Master of the Inns of Court.
Kevin has also served as an adjunct professor at Washburn University School of Law and has participated in their Mentor program. He has given numerous legal presentations at various seminars involving the area of personal injury litigation, medical negligence, auto law, and general personal injury law. Kevin has also given presentations to insurance companies regarding the plaintiff’s perspective and has also given presentations to school groups involving the general practice of law and law as a career.
The geographic areas of practice for Kevin has included the states of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Colorado, Oklahoma, and Texas. He has also practiced in front of the Kansas Court of Appeals, Kansas Supreme Court, 10th Circuit United States Court of Appeals, and Federal District Courts in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Kevin is also able to practice in Tribal Courts, including Prairie Band Pottawatomie Nation, Kickapoo Tribal Court and Sac and Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska.
Kevin is married to Kelly Diehl and has three sons: Ryan, Kristopher and Jacob. Kevin has been involved in the community especially in the areas of coaching little league baseball and basketball for over 20 years. He also judges law school competitions and high school debate. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends involving all sorts of outdoor activities.
Contact by email: Kevin@ralstonpope.com