Ralston, Pope, and Diehl, LLC
2913 SW Maupin Lane
Topeka, KS 66614
(785) 273-8002 www.ralstonpope.com
Ron is an experienced personal injury attorney in Topeka who is dedicated to representing those injured by another's negligence.
Ron is the proud father of three children: RJ (Robert), Harley, and Jett. Over the years, Ron has been actively involved in boy scouts and has coached various youth sports, including soccer for more than 10 years. His sons Harley and Jett share Ron's love of sports and debate and are all black belts in Taekwondo. He and his sons regularly train together and participate in tournaments.
As a family man, Ron centers many of his activities around the family. You will generally find him doing some type of kid's activities, and he will often invite friends and family over for dinner every Sunday. On occasion, there may be as many as 15 to 25 people over at the Pope residence eating Sunday dinner together.
During his free time, Ron practices martial arts and participates in competitive sparring matches. On the weekend, you may even see Ron flying his airplane and enjoying the beautiful Kansas sunrise and sunsets. He is also a single-engine, multi-engine, instrument flight instructor.
Black Belt 2012 State Champion in sparring, forms and weapons
General Trial Work Personal Injury Aviation Law Drone Compliance and more
Emporia State University (B.S., 1980) Washburn University (J.D., 1983)
Kansas, 1984 Nebraska, 19992
Ethics and the Information Age Laparoscopic Surgery Medical Negligence in the 90's Obstetric and Gynecologic Injuries Settlement Evaluation in Personal Injury Cases Soft Tissue Injuries Low Speed, Low Impact Collision Injuries Understanding Diagnostic Exams for Personal Injury Cases Professional RISK Management Discovery Techniques in Personal Injury Cases Voir Dire in Civil Jury Trials
"Aviation Law and Medical Malpractice", Top Lawyers: The Secrets To Their Success
Kansas Bar Association American Bar Association Kansas Association for Justice American Association for Justice American Board of Trial Advocates Million Dollar Advocates Association Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association
U.S. District Courts:
District of Kansas District of Michigan United States Court Western Missouri, 2009
AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, 2000- Present Law Dragon Best 3000 Lawyers in America, 2005-Present Super Lawyers? in Kansas and Missouri, 2006-Present Top 100 Lawyers in Kansas - 2007-Present Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury - 2006-Present Marques Who's Who for Lawyers - 2006-Present Barrister, Topeka Inns of Court. 1998-2000 Adjunct Professor, Trial Techniques, Washburn Law School, 2000 - Present Adjunct professor, Pretrial Techniques, Washburn Law School, 1998-2000 Adjunct professor, Litigation Strategies, Washburn Law School, 2004 - Present VP Education, KTLA, 1996-97 Treasurer, KTLA, 1998-99 Treasurer and Eagles Chairperson, KTLA, 1999-2000 President Elect, KTLA, 2002-03 Awards Committee, KTLA, 2003-04 Nominating Committee, KTLA, 2004-05 Med. Mal Section Chair, KTLA, 2002-05 Legacy of Justice Foundation Chairperson, KTLA, 2002-06 CJ-PAC Committee, KTLA, 2003-07 Faculty of National College of Advocacy, ATLA, 1998-Present Consultant, Peoples Law School for ATLA, 1997-Present American Board of Trial Advocates 1998-Present Kansas Chapter, ABOTA, President Elect, 2004-05 Kansas Chapter, ABOTA, President, 2005-07