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Welcome from the Director


Welcome to the Weigand Trust website! Whether you are a prospective applicant, a valued member of our alumni family, part of the national or local legal community, or someone simply interested in the essence of the Weigand Trust, we’re glad you stopped by.  I encourage you to explore our site, get to know our current and former scholars, and contact me to get any additional information you desire.

As the Trust’s Director, I am honored to facilitate this dynamic and ground-breaking legal foundation as we shape the State of Kansas’ legal community. Since its inception in 2004, the Trust has provided support in a variety of ways to the best Kansas law students.  Today, we’re fortunate to have a rich treasure chest of alumni leading the way in developing a family-like network of excellence and opportunities.

Each year, we strive to add value to what our organization offers, for the betterment of our scholars and, ultimately, the citizens of Kansas.  After reviewing this site, I think you’ll agree that it’s exciting to see what happens when you bring the best legal minds in Kansas together! 

Claudette Glenn
Director

Current Students

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Kyle Calvin 3L, Washburn University

"Becoming a Weigand has, and forever will, represent me honorably. In the future, it is my goal to reciprocate by representing the Weigand Trust as honorably as it has represented me. . . . .

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Erica McCabe 3L, University of Kansas

"I am humbled by the generosity of Mr. Weigand, and I am honored to join the ranks of such a talented group of students and practitioners.   . . . 

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Robert Liam Reilly 3L, Notre Dame

"The opportunities afforded by the J.L. Weigand Trust are unrivaled and extremely generous.  The network of established Weigand alumni is an invaluable resource during and after law school. . . . .

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Featured Alumni

News Center

Reilly joins KC firm Lathrop & Gage

  Celebrating our newest Kansas hire! Liam Reilly, 3X Weigand Scholar from Notre Dame has accepted a full-time position with Lathrop & Gage's IP group starting in fall 2017. Congratulations, Liam!

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Summer news from the Weigand Trust!

Click the photo to see how we finished strong! 

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Tim and Asha Belsan: Alumni couple spreads love of Washburn to nation's capital

  Tim Belsan used to walk by Asha Plattner's apartment in the Washburn Village when attending a study grup his first year of law school.  The two never actually met until shortly after graduating. Click here for entire article.  

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McCabe wins big in Competition!