Joseph P. Huerter
Firm: The Law Firm of Tenopir & Huerter
Address: 1610 SW Topeka Boulevard
Topeka, KS 66612
University: Benedictine College, B.A., Political Science/Communications, 1981, Washburn University of Topeka, J.D., 1983
Admitted: 1984, Kansas
Biography: Joe was raised in Wetmore, Kansas and graduated from Wetmore High School as co-valedictorian, in 1978. Joe attended Benedictine College, in Atchison, Kansas, where he graduated in 3 years with a Bachelor of Arts in both Political Science and Communications. While at Benedictine, Joe served as co-editor of the student paper, The Circuit. During that time Joe served on the Executive Board of the Kansas Young Democrats. Eventually, Joe served 2 terms as President of the YD’s. Joe also served one term as a member of the Democratic State Committee. While attending Washburn Law School, Joe also served as a Special Assistant to Democratic State Chairman, Bob Tilton. He then served as a law clerk for the Hawver & Irigonegaray law firm in Topeka. Joe completed his degree at Washburn Law in 2 years at the age of 23. Joe was admitted to the Kansas Bar and began the practice of law as a founding member of The Law Firm or Tenopir, Huerter & Heckler, which later became The Law Firm of Tenopir & Huerter.