Gerald Green sworn in as 2014-15 KBA president
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Posted by: Beth Warrington
Gerald L. "Jerry” Green, of the Hutchinson law firm Gilliland & Hayes, was sworn in as the 129th president of the Kansas Bar Association on Friday, June 20 during its board of governors in Topeka. He succeeds Dennis Depew, of Neodesha, and will serve a term of one year.
Green graduated from Washburn University in 1973 and Washburn University School of Law in 1976, where he was an editor of the Washburn Law Journal. Admitted to practice in 1976, he has been with Gilliland & Hayes since 1981, where he focuses his practice on civil litigation, health care law and employment law.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of both the Kansas Association of Defense Counsel and the Kansas Association of Hospital Attorneys; past president of the KADC and the KAHA. Green has served on the ACTL’s Kansas State Committee, as well as serving on KBA’s Ethics Grievance and Diversity committees. Green is also involved in his community and church, having served on various nonprofit boards in Hutchinson, the Washburn University School of Law Alumni Association, Board of Governors, and his church board. He is on the Hutchinson Community College Legal Assistant Advisory Committee and on the board of the Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center.