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Brendan Lykins

Brendan P. Lykins became an associate attorney with Ralston, Pope & Diehl, LLC in 2017. He was born in Topeka, Kansas, where he was raised, and attended Topeka West High School. He received a BA in Political Science, a secondary major in International Studies with a minor in French at Kansas State University. Brendan then moved to Seoul, South Korea for 5 years and taught at numerous public schools and a university before returning home to attend Washburn University School of Law in 2011. He was admitted to the Bar in September 2013 and opened a law practice that focused on personal injury, administrative and criminal law. He also was a rural legal advocate for the YWCA Center for Safety & Empowerment for two years. At RPD, Brendan’s practice focuses on plaintiff’s personal injury; notably motor vehicle and medical negligence.

Brendan is a member of the Topeka Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, American Association for Justice, Kansas Trial Lawyers Association and Sam A. Crow Inns of Court. He has served on the Topeka Bar Association’s Pro Bono Committee and has been the chairperson of the Kansas Bar Association Young Lawyer Section’s Pro Bono Committee.

In his free time, Brendan enjoys spending time with friends & family, golfing and traveling near & far (to go scuba diving, preferably).

Bar Admission:

  • Kansas, 2013
  • U.S District Court of Kansas 2013
  • Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribal Court 2014


  • Kansas State University (B.A. 2006)
  • Washburn University School of Law (J.D. 2013)

Memberships & Associations:

  • Sam A. Crow American Inn of Court
    • Associate Member 2016-present
  • Topeka Bar Association
    • TBA Pro Bono Committee 2013-2015
  • American Association for Justice
  • Kansas Bar Association
    • KBA Young Lawyer Section Pro Bono Chair 2015-2016


  • Top 10 Under 40 in Kansas (2015) by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys

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