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Judy Pope
Judy Pope

Judy Pope

Of Counsel Attorney

Judy Pope is a seasoned attorney with more than 30 years of experience litigating personal injury and workers’ compensation claims. She has represented hundreds of clients who have suffered serious injuries and families who have lost loved ones. Ms. Pope is one of the owners and managing partners of Dickson & Pope, P.A. and also serves as “of counsel” to Ralston, Pope & Diehl. In addition, Ms. Pope is also General Counsel for the Kansas Chiropractic Association.

Ms. Pope’s practice areas include matters relating to insurance, law, injury law, employment law, health care, and general litigation.

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri 1996
  • Kansas, 1984

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

U.S. District Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 1984


  • Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, KS (J.D.)
  • Emporia State University, Emporia, KS (B.S.)


  • Kansas Bar Association 1984-2014
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Topeka Bar Association
  • Johnson County Bar Association
  • Council on Chiropractic Education
  • National Association of Chiropractic Attorneys
  • Kansas Association for Justice (formerly, Kansas Trial Lawyers Association)
  • Nominated and selected for 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 Super Lawyers List
  • Selected as candidate for inclusion in America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals, 2006
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Kansas Chiropractic Association, 2001
  • Presidential Commendation, Kansas Chiropractic Association, 1997
  • Teamwork Award, Kansas Chiropractic Association Video Committee, 1997
  • Appreciation Award, Kansas Chiropractic Association, 1995
  • Outstanding Service Award, Kansas Chiropractic Association, 1994

Areas of Practice

Federal Legislative and Legal Experience

  • Participated in meetings with U.S. Members of Congress involved with national health care issues, 1993-99
  • Participated in meetings with senior White House officials regarding the President’s Health Care Reform Bill, 1994
  • Attended National Legislative Conferences in Washington, D.C., 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2001.
  • Attended meeting in the Washington, D.C. office of U.S. Senator Orin Hatch (R-UT) regarding nationwide Blue Cross/Blue Shield issues, 1998

Kansas Legislative & Legal Experience

  • Served as registered lobbyist for the Kansas Chiropractic Association and testified on health related bills before the Kansas House and Senate committees
  • Drafted numerous legislative bills relating to health care issues
  • Testified before the Kansas Legislature on labor union related legislation
  • Testified before the Kansas Healing Arts Board on various health law related topics
  • Participated in meetings with the Kansas Commissioner of Insurance regarding health insurance issues and regulations
  • Appointed to the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association Board of Governors 1985 to present *(Now: Kansas Association of Justice.)
  • Researched statutory requirements for performing spinal manipulation that formed the basis for Kansas Attorney General Opinion 96-12
  • Appointed to the Board of Directors of the Council on Chiropractic Education, 1999-2003
  • Invited by The Advisory Board of the Litigation Counsel of America to be a fellow on the Trial Lawyer Honorary Society. 2008

Client Testimonials

Take Their Words for It
  • “Ralston, Pope & Diehl have an excellent group of lawyers.”

    - Richard S.
  • “The staff at Ralston, Pope & Diehl are very easy to work with.”

    - Former Client
  • “At Ralston, Pope & Diehl, you're treated fairly and they will do their best to get you the best outcome.”

    - Marcus M.
  • “I thought that I was taken care of as if I was a friend and not by someone I had never even met. Whenever I was feeling down and things just felt like they couldn't have been worse that day, I could ...”

    - Holly Hall
  • “Knowledgeable and professional. Top notch!”

    - Kaitlin A.

Why Choose Us?

  • 130+ Years of Experience
  • Video Consultations Available During This Time
  • Highly Recommended by Other Legal Figures
  • Millions Dollar Advocates Forum Members
  • Nationally Recognized for Excellence & Client Satisfaction
  • Actively Involved in the Community
  • Named Top Attorneys in Kansas by Super Lawyers

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