Robert L. Gernon Award

In 2005, Kansas CLE established the Robert L. Gernon Award for Outstanding Service to Continuing Legal Education in Kansas. The award is named for Kansas Supreme Court Justice Robert L. Gernon (1943 - 2005), whose career included tireless devotion to the training, education and professionalism of attorneys in Kansas and across the nation.

Please make sure that the nomination forms are postmarked by June 30, to be considered for this prestigious award.

Previous award winners include:

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  • 2019 - Laura Shaneyfelt, Lawrence
  • 2018 - Stephen Angermayer, Pittsburg
  • 2017 - David E. Pierce, Topeka
  • 2016 - Foulston Siefkin LLP
  • 2015 - Jan Hamilton, Topeka
  • 2014 - Steve Obermeier, Olathe
  • 2013 - Robert M. Collins, Wichita
  • 2012 - Cynthia F. Grimes, Lenexa
  • 2011 - J. Nick Badgerow, Overland Park
  • 2010 - Jack Scott McInteer, Wichita
  • 2009 - Mira Mdivani, Overland Park
  • 2008 - Sheila Reynolds, Topeka
  • 2007 - Hon. Robert Schmisseur, Pratt
  • 2006 - Philip Bowman, Wichita

Laura Shaneyfelt, Lawrence, has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Robert L. Gernon Award for Outstanding Service to Continuing Legal Education in Kansas.



Past Recipients of this award

For a copy of the nomination form