“The foresight of Mr. Weigand allows scholars to focus their efforts on becoming the best lawyers possible. The genius of Mr. Weigand was the creation of a community that provides the tools and opportunities to extend this pursuit of perfection well beyond the classroom.”

Dominic Eck

Washburn University
Weigand Scholar: 2011, 2012


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Colwich, KS

B.B.A., Accountancy
University of Notre Dame, 2006

  • Graduated cum laude

J.D., Washburn University School of Law, 2012

  • Graduated magna cum laude
  • Washburn Law Journal
  • Business and Transactional Law Certificate

Gilmore & Bell, PC

Practice Areas:

  • General Governmental Purpose
  • Airport Facilities 
  • Water, Sewer & Gas Utilities 
  • K-12 Education 
  • Healthcare & Long-Term Care
  • Other Nonprofit Facilities
  • Manufacturing Facilities
  • Transportation
  • Public Power
  • Economic Development
  • Infrastructure/Municipal Facilities

Professional Associations:

  • American Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Wichita Bar Association

In 2006, Dominic graduated Cum Laude from Notre Dame with a BA in Business Administration and Accountancy. He was a member of the Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Honors Society.  Following graduation, he accepted a position in the finance department of INVISTA, a Koch Industries subsidiary in Wichita. He spent over three years with varying responsibilities including leading the group’s transition to a new financial reporting system and developing reporting and analysis tools for several product lines.

Dominic and his family then relocated to Topeka, and Dominic’s law school career took off. He saw continued success with eight top papers.  Dominic served on the staff of the Washburn Law Journal. He received the Business and Transactional Law Certificate and he graduated magna cum laude.

He worked as a summer associate (2010) at Martin Pringle in Wichita and (2011) at Foulston Siefkin.  He accepted post graduate employment with Foulston.  Since 2015, Dominic has worked as an associate at Gilmore Bell’s Wichita office.  

“The values ingrained in the Kansas culture – hard work, honesty, generosity, kindness, and ingenuity – make it the perfect place to practice law and the perfect place to call home.”