Rebecca J. Wempe — Lawyer in Lawrence, KS

Rebecca J. Wempe

Areas of Practice

  • Business Planning
  • Estate Planning (Wills & Trusts)
  • Intellectual Property
  • Estate and Trust Administration
  • Real Estate
  • Tax


Kansas and U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 1995

U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1997

U.S. Tax Court


Washburn University; B.A. French, B.B.A Accounting/Business – summa cum laude

  • National Merit Scholar
  • 1st Place Garvey Scholarship
  • Schultz Banking & Finance Scholarship
  • Tennis Scholarship

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

  • Washburn Law Alumni Scholar
  • Board of Editors, Washburn Law Review
  • American Jurisprudence (Top Paper) Awards in Tax, Civil Procedure, Criminal Law and Evidence
  • Kansas Bankers Association Trust Division Scholarship

Certified Public Accountant


Rebecca Wempe has practiced in a number of areas since joining the firm in 2006, including tax, business planning, estates and trusts, intellectual property, and real estate. She is listed in Best Lawyers in America and is also a CPA. After graduating 2nd in her law school class, Rebecca clerked for U.S. District Judge Dale Saffels from 1995-1997 and U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Mary Beck Briscoe from 1997-1998. She later served as Director for the NCAA’s Infractions Committees, and as Corporate Counsel and Tax Director for Security Benefit Corporation in Topeka. In her free time, Rebecca enjoys racquet sports and golf and volunteering for various local non-profit organizations.


Listed in:
The Best Lawyers in America®, 2013-2021

U.S. District Judge for the District of Kansas Dale Saffels, 1995-1997

U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Mary Beck Briscoe, 1997-1998

Douglas County Kansas Bar Association

Kansas Bar Association

Douglas County Estate Planning Council

Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants

Leadership Lawrence Class of 2009