John D. Petersen
Overland Park is one of the nation’s most dynamic corporate centers. It is home to numerous corporate headquarters, several of which are Polsinelli clients. The Overland Park office of Polsinelli opened in 1984 to become the second largest law firm in the State of Kansas. Our attorneys focus on the following practices:
Our attorneys are highly regarded in their fields of practice with numerous credentials. The Overland Park team of attorneys includes a former member of the Kansas Supreme Court CLE Commission and Client Protection Fund Commission, former president of the Kansas Association of Defense Counsel, a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a past president of the Software Patent Institute. Many of these dynamic and talented attorneys have experience in the political arena and held positions such as Appointee to the National Advisory Counsel to the Small Business Administration, former Chief Counsel to Kansas Governor Mike Hayden, Deputy Chief Counsel for U.S. Senator Bob Dole, and former assistant general counsel for Bush/Cheney for President-Kansas.
The attorneys in our Overland Park office have a strong belief in giving back to the community they serve and many of them serve in leadership roles such as president of the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce. Other charities and civic activities that our attorneys serve include:
“We believe it is our responsibility to give back to the community where we live and work. At Polsinelli we approach community service with the same level of dedication as we do our practices.”