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Clarence LeRoy KING Edit Profile


CLARENCE KING, American Lawyer, Partner of CHARTERED, specializing in the field of General Civil, Trial and Appellate Practice. Corporation, Workers Compensation, Insurance, Real Estate, Personal Injury, Estate Planning, Probate, Malpractice, Products Liability, Taxation and Pension and Profit Sharing Law.


King, Clarence LeRoy was born on April 5, 1932 in Salina, Kansas, United States. Son of Clarence L. Senior and Margaret R. (Swift) King.


Kansas Wesleyan University (Bachelor of Arts, 1954). Washburn University ofTopeka (Juris Doctor, 1957). Phi Alpha Delta. With Kansas Highway Commission, 1974-1975.


Sole practice, Salina, 1957-1958. Partner King & Stokes, 1958-1973, King, Stokes, Knudson & Nitz, Salina, 1974-1981, King, Adrian & King, Salina, 1981-1982, King, Adrian, King & Brown, Salina, 1982-1991. With Hampton, Royce, Engleman & Nelson L.C., from 1991.

Faculty Kansas College Trial Advocacy, member Governors Regional Committee on Criminal Administration, 1969. Regional chairman White House Conference on Children and Youth, Kansas delegate, member executive committee, 1970. Kansas Highway Commissioner 1974-1975.


  • Bar: Kansas 1957; United States District Court 1957, United States District Court 10th Circuit, 1987. Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.


Active University Methodist Church. Active against juvenile delinquency. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1968.

Member state platform committee, 1968, 70, 76. Member adult chapter Fellowship Christian Athletes. Member Kansas Citizens for the Arts Committee.

Life member Parent-Teachers Association. President local Parent-Teachers Association 1966-1967. Secretary youth committee Young Men’s Christian Association, 1972-1973.

Trustee Kansas Wesleyan University. Organizer, honorary board directors Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Salina Youth Care Home Foundation, Inc. Board directors Children's Special Education Center.

Chairman board directors Center Kansas Mental Health Center, 1964-1965. Member American Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, American Board Trial Advocates (advisory, national executive committee 1985, 1987, chapter president 1983-1984, national president 1991), Kansas Bar Association (member various committees, chairman litigation section 1983-1985, outstanding service award, 1984, Phil Lewis Medal of Distinction, 1994, board directors), Northwest Kansas Bar Association, Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, Salina County Bar Association (member various committees, president 1973), Kansas Young Lawyers (vice president 1959, president 1964), Defense Research Institute (exceptional performance citation, 1988), Kansas Defense Council (board directors 1978-1983, president 1987-1988), Kansas College Officials Association, Salina C. of Chamber (board directors 1977-1979, member various committees, outstanding young man award), Kansas Wesleyan University Alumni Association (president 1959-1960), American College Legal Medicine (associate in law).


  • Other Interests

    Horses, antiques.


Married Doris I. Altman, August 18, 1951. Children: Jeffrey E., Joni D.

Clarence L. Senior King

Margaret R. (Swift) King

Doris I. Altman

Jeffrey E. King

Joni D. King