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Catherine Theisen

Professional Bio

Catherine C. Theisen represents clients in complex civil disputes in federal and state courts, including commercial disputes, business litigation, trust and estate litigation, agricultural disputes, and employment litigation. She also advises clients on employment law matters. Prior to joining Barber Emerson in 2007, Ms. Theisen practiced at Hughes & Luce, LLP in Dallas, Texas.

Practice Areas

  • Complex Civil Litigation (Federal and State)
  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Business and Commercial Disputes
  • Employment Law
  • State and Federal Appeals


Law School:

  • University of Kansas (J.D. 1997)
  • Order of the Coif
  • Articles Editor, University of Kansas Law Review, 1996-97


  • Oklahoma State University (Honors B.S. 1992)

Bar Admissions

  • Texas Bar, 1997
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 1998; Eastern District of Texas, 2001
  • Kansas Bar, 2005
  • United States District Court for the District of Kansas, 2007
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, 2007

Professional Associations

  • Douglas County Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The State Bar of Texas
  • The Judge Hugh Means American Inn of Court
  • Bench Bar Committee, Douglas County District Court
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Kansas Women Attorneys Association