Ronald P. Pope - Ralston, Pope & Diehl, LLC
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Ronald P. Pope

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008

Born November 27, 1956
Married since 1991, Spouse: Shawna Kids: RJ, Harley, Jett
Admitted to bar: 1984-Kansas, 1992-Nebraska
U.S. District Courts:
District of Kansas
District of Michigan
District of Nebraska

United States Court Western Missouri, 2009

Emporia State University (B.S., 1980)
Washburn University (J.D., 1983)

Practice Areas:
General Trial Work
Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury
Products Liability

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

Martindale Hubbell rated A.V., Pre-eminent lawyer, 2000-07
Law Dragon Best 3000 Lawyers in America, 2005-Present
Super lawyers in Kansas and Missouri, 2006-Present
Top 100 lawyers in Kansas – 2007
Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury – 2006-07
Marques Who’s Who for Lawyers – 2006-07
Barrister, Topeka Inns of Court. 1998-2000
Adjunct Professor, Trial Techniques, Washburn Law School, 2000-04
Adjunct professor, Pretrial Techniques, Washburn Law School, 1998-2000
Adjunct professor, Litigation Strategies, Washburn Law School, 2004-07
VP Education, KTLA, 1996-97
Treasurer, KTLA, 1998-99
Treasurer and Eagles Chairperson, KTLA, 1999-2000
President Elect, KTLA, 2002-03
President, KTLA, 2003-04
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
American NITA Deposition College Faculty

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

Commercial Pilot:
Instrument rated Commercial Flight Instructor
Instrument Flight Instructor
Ground School Instructor
Multi-engine Flight Instructor
Turbine Flight Instructor

Black belt in Tae Kwando
2012 State Champion in sparring, forms and weapons

Office Location

2913 Southwest Maupin Lane
Topeka, KS 66614-4139
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs of the Topeka Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs of the Topeka Metro Area
Ronald P. Pope has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Ronald P. Pope has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs (Automobile Collision, Aviation Litigation, Brain Injury, Civil Fraud, Civil Litigation, Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Fire and Casualty, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice)

Other Information

Gender: Male