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Kevin Diehl

Kevin Diehl

Kevin L. Diehl is a founding partner of Ralston, Pope & Diehl. Born and raised in Hays, Kansas, Kevin worked throughout high school and college, while being 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. After graduation, Kevin went on to attend Washburn University School of Law and graduated magna cum laude in 1985.

Kevin’s entire legal career has been devoted to 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.

Professional service is also a large part of Kevin’s practice. 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 actively involved in the community and has been 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.

Bar Admission:

  • Kansas, 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 Committee
  • 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
  • Structured Settlements
  • General Automobile Insurance Law
  • Screening Panels for professional liability claims

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