John Nitcher is partner at Riling, Burkhead & Nitcher in Lawrence, and focuses his practice on auto accidents, divorce, estate planning, trusts, wills and real estate. He received his B.A. and his J.D. from the University of Kansas.
J.D. Kansas, 1978; B.A., Kansas, 1975.
Kansas 1978, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas.
Kansas and American Bar Associations, American Inns of Court.
One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks used at U.S. law schools
2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
KU’s Project for Innocence: 33 conviction reversals since 2009
7,300+ alumni live in all 50 states and 18 foreign countries
#18 “best value” law school in the nation — National Jurist Magazine
12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
27th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation.
— U.S. News & World Report
70 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
Nearly 800 employment interviews at law school, 2012-13
Top 25% for number of 2013 grads hired by the nation’s largest law firms
20th: for number of law alumni promoted to partner at the 250 largest law firms