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Thomas R. Docking (1954-2017)

Mr. Docking practices in the areas of taxation, business and estate planning, and banking and commercial law. He has represented individuals, businesses, commercial banks, and municipal governments in matters including environmental law, property taxation, probate, and securities law and business litigation. Tom has practiced before state and federal courts, administrative tribunals and the IRS. Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory has rated Tom at the highest AV®* rating for lawyers.

  • University of Kansas, B.A., 1976
  • University of Kansas, J.D., M.B.A., 1980
  • Kansas Bar, 1980
Professional Background:
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Lieutenant Governor of Kansas, 1983-1987
  • Past Chairman/Director of various state boards and agencies including Kansas Tax Review Commission, Governor’s High Technology Task Force and the Kansas Securities Review Commission
Civic/Community Involvement:
  • Chairman, United Way of the Plains, 2007-2008
  • Board of Directors, Wichita Downtown Development Corp, 2002-present
  • Former Chairman, Greater Wichita Convention and Visitors’ Bureau
  • Former Chairman, Wichita Water Conservation Task Force
  • Member, Board of Directors, several state and local charities and community service organizations
  • Member, Board of Directors, two commercial banks
  • Frequent lecturer and panel member at taxation and estate planning seminars
  • Co-chairman, Far Above Campaign (University of Kansas Endowment Association)
  • Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory AV®* rating


*CV, BV and AV are all registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.