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Jack Peggs

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Attorney bio

The professional background and experience of Mr. Peggs spans over four decades. He has practiced in a number of professional firm settings and positions. In 2015, he partnered with Ms. Wheeler, a recently admitted Kansas attorney, to form Peggs Wheeler, LC. To learn more about this partnership check out this article from the Wichita Eagle. His prior associations and affiliations include the following:

  • Of Counsel, MARTIN & CHURCHILL, Chtd
    Engaged in the general practice of law to include medically related fields, personal injury, professional liability, business and commercial litigation, office practice, and other areas.
  • 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office
    Assistant District Attorney and Chief of the Appellate section, prosecution of felony cases including homicides and other serious crimes, writing and drafting appeals, and related practice before the Kansas Supreme Court and Kansas Court of Appeals and supervisory responsibilities for entire Appellate Section of the District Attorney’s Office.
  • Special Assistant Attorney General of the State of Kansas
    While employed with Smith, Shay, Farmer & Wetta, assigned to investigation and legal assistance involving alleged anti-trust violations by several major oil companies.

Mr. Peggs has also written extensively in the area of dental negligence and construction law. Some of his published works for the American Jurisprudence Trial series in these areas are:

  • Periodontal Malpractice”, 89, Am Jur Model Trials (2003)
  • Oral Surgery and Malpractice”, 100, Am Jur Model Trials (2006)
  • Litigating Endodontic Malpractice Cases”, 102, Am Jur Model Trials (2006)
  • Prosthodontic Malpractice”, 105, Am Jur Model Trials (2007)
  • The Use of Dental Anesthetics and Malpractice”, 107, Am Jur Model Trials (2008)
  • Roofers Negligence”, 110, Am Jur Model Trials (2008)
  • Orthodontics and Malpractice” 117, Am Jur Model Trials (2010)
  • Road Construction and Contract Litigation” 120, Am Jur Model Trials (2011)

Mr. Peggs has also written for several legal publications on topics concerning personal injury and trial practice. These include:

  • The Insanity Defense: Practice and Procedure” Journal of the Kansas Bar Association (1982)
  • Rule 11: Advocacy’s Newest Challenge” Case and Comment, Vol. 93 (1988)
  • Proof of Causation: 3 Modes for Technical Issues” Journal of the Kansas Bar Association (1989)

His teaching and academic positions include:

  • Wichita State University, Lecturer and adjunct member of faculty for the Department of Health Care Administration and Gerontology 1987 – 1993
  • American Institute of Paralegal Studies, Instruction and Kansas Director 1988 – 1993
  • National advisory committee, Wide Smiles 1992 – 1994

Periodic appointments and designations

Continuing legal education moderator for various legal seminars 1987 – present

Mr. Peggs also is a member and past member of the following associations and bars:

  • Member of Board of Editors Journal of the Kansas Bar Association (1977 – 1981)
  • Member of the Wichita and Kansas Bar Associations
  • Member of American Bar Association and KSAJ
  • Member of Sedgwick County Civil Practice Committee (1994 – 1996)
  • Member of Sedgwick County Medico Legal Committee (1981 – 2003)
  • Chairperson of the Medico Legal Committee (1984; 2001); Co-chair (2000)
  • Member, KTLA Amicus Curiae Committee (1988 – 1990)
  • Admitted to practice before all Kansas Courts
  • Federal District Court for State of Kansas
  • U.S. Supreme Court (1983)
  • 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Tax Court