Robert E. Keeshan, born Topeka, Kansas, June 18, 1950; admitted to bar, 1975, Kansas. Preparatory and legal education, Washburn University of Topeka (B.S., 1972; J.D., 1975). Recipient, Goodell Award, 1973; 1974.Adjunct Professor, Washburn University School of Law, 1982. Member: Topeka, Kansas and American Bar Associations; Kansas Trial Lawyers Association (Board of Governors, 1983-88). 
Washburn University, B.A. cum laude. Member Debate Team 1968-1972, Participant National Debate Tournament 1972. Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Kappa Delta. Washburn University Law School, Juris Doctorate with Honors, 1975. 
   Law School Activities: 
Member National Moot Court Team 1974, 1975, Member International Moot Court Team 1974, 1975, Moot Court Council 1973-1975,President Moot Court Council 1973-1974, Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity, Interfraternity Bar Review Representative 1974, 1975, Kansas Legal Research Board 1973-1975, Order of the Barrister, Advocates Club, Washburn Legal Clinic
   Law School Awards:
Freshman: International Moot Court Team, First in Regional Competition, Fifth in National Competition in Washington, D.C.; World Peace Through Law Conference, Abidijan, Ivory Coast; Corpus Juris Secundum Scholarship Award.Junior: National Moot Court Team, Goodell Award for Best Washburn Oralist; International Moot Court Team, Second in Regional Competition, Second Speaker Award-Regional Competition; Michaud, Cramer, Syrios & Post Scholarship Award.Senior: National Moot Court Team; Goodell Award for Best Washburn Oralist; Second in Regional Competition; Ninth in National Competition in New York, Brief took Third Place in National Competition. 
   Practicing Courts
Kansas Supreme Court and District Courts
United States District Court for the District of Kansas
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court
   Legal Work Experience
Research attorney - Justice Schroeder, Kansas
Supreme Court May 1975 - July 1977 
Scott, Quinlan & Hecht, 3301 Van Buren, Topeka,
Kansas, (785)267-0040, July 1977 - October 1983
Peterson & Keeshan, 1206 W. 10th, Topeka,
Kansas (formerly Hamilton, Peterson, Tipton &
Keeshan) October 1983 to December 2005.
Scott, Quinlan, Willard, Barnes and Keeshan,3301 Van Buren Topeka, Kansas, January 2006 to current
“Parental Rights in Child Custody Disputes involving Third Parties” in 2 J.K.T.L.A. No. 2, 9, 12 (1978)
“Domestic Relations Obligations in Bankruptcy,” 2 J.K.T.L.A. No. 7, 13, 14 (1979)



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