Patricia E. Hamilton — Lawyer in Lawrence, KS

Patricia E. Hamilton

Areas of Practice

  • Debtor and Creditors’ Rights
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Law
Best Lawyers Patricia E. Hamilton


Kansas Bar, District of Kansas, 1987

Missouri Bar, 1997


Washburn University; B.A., summa cum laude, 1983

Washburn University School of Law; Juris Doctorate, cum laude, 1987


Ms. Hamilton is an attorney practicing in the areas of debtor and creditors’ rights, commercial law and litigation, and bankruptcy matters. Patricia is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the American Bar Association, the Kansas Bar Association, and the Missouri Bar Association.


Listed in:
The Best Lawyers in America®, 2006-present

Previously named 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® in the practice area of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law in Topeka, Kansas

Super Lawyers, Missouri & Kansas, 2006-2007, 2010

Kansas Bar Association

  • Vice President of the Bankruptcy & Insolvency Section, 2003-2004

The Missouri Bar

Topeka Bar Association

Topeka Area Bankruptcy Council

Kansas City Bankruptcy Bar Association, President, 1996-2003

Former Law Clerk to Shawnee County District Court, 1986-1987

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Bankruptcy & Insolvency Committee, 1996-2004

Kansas Women Attorneys Association

  • President, 2005-2006
  • President-Elect, 2004-2005
  • Secretary, 2003-2004

KWAA Regional Representative for Johnson County, 2002-2003

Former Law Clerk to the Honorable John T. Flannagan, United States Bankruptcy Judge; District of Kansas, 1990-1996

Member, Local Rules Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas, 1998-2004

Co-chair of the Program Committee for the Kansas Women Attorneys Association 2009 Annual Conference in Lindsborg, Kansas