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Wesley J. Kimmel

Partner

Wichita

1551 N. Waterfront Parkway, Suite 100
Wichita, KS 67206-4466

T: 316.291.9500

wkimmel@foulston.com

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Wes Kimmel is a member of Foulston’s real estate, energy, and environmental law practice group. He focuses his practice in the areas of environmental law and commercial real estate, and assists clients in a variety of transactional matters, including real estate sales and acquisitions, commercial leasing, and the due diligence and resolution of title issues critical to commercial development and wind energy projects. Wes also routinely works with environmental issues related to the sale, acquisition, and development of real estate.

Wes adds value through his continuous availability, energy, and ability to deliver legal services in an efficient and cost-effective manner. As a lifelong Kansan, Wes delivers an investment in and commitment to Kansas, which he applies when structuring transactions and assisting clients in working through the long-term implications of issues.

Outside of his practice, Wes enjoys hunting on his family’s land in Kansas, training for marathons, and exploring the Flint Hills on his gravel bike.

Education

  • University of Iowa (J.D., with distinction, 2014)
    Iowa Law Review, Administrative Editor; Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence: Legal Analysis, Writing and Research I & II, Corporate Governance and Control; Boyd Service Award: Highest Honors
  • University of Kansas (B.A., with honors, 2011)
    Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • Kansas (2014)
Professional Memberships, Affiliations, and Honors
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Wichita Bar Association, Real Estate Practice Committee, Member and Past Co-Chair
  • Wichita Business Journal, Emerging Leader, 2019
Community Involvement
  • Andover YMCA Advisory Board, Member
  • Wichita Police Department Citizen Police Academy, Graduate and Alumni Association Member
  • Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout
Publications

2013

  • New Law Triggers Need for Kansas Public Employers to Examine Weapons Policies
    -Kansas Employment Law Letter