J. T. Klaus

J. T. Klaus: Attorney with Triplett, Woolf & Garretson, LLC


J. T. Klaus has been assisting Kansas local government in the issuance of municipal debt obligations for both infrastructure improvement and economic development since 1990. Mr. Klaus has extensive experience serving as Bond Counsel in connection with the issuance of governmental debt obligations, including general obligation bonds and temporary notes, municipal revenue bonds, as well as such "hybrid" and "conduit" type financings as tax increment bonds, lease financings (certificates of participation) and industrial revenue bonds. Mr. Klaus has served and continues to serve as Bond Counsel to governmental entities throughout the State of Kansas and regularly assists local industry, hospitals and health care in connection with financing their facilities. Mr. Klaus has also assisted municipalities and conduit borrowers in establishing systems of ongoing disclosure pursuant to the requirements of Rule 15c2-12 promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Over 13 years of service on the Board of Directors of Villa Maria, Inc., a not-for-profit senior care community located in Mulvane, Kansas and sponsored by the Sisters Adorers of the Blood of Christ, including 8 years as Chair.

Over 8 years of service on the Board of Directors of ASC Health, Inc., a Missouri not for profit corporation which oversees health-care ministries in Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri and Pennsylvania.

Over 10 years of service as an officer of the Knights of Columbus, Council #7486 and former Grand Knight.

Over 6 years of service as an officer of the Newman University Alumni Association and former President.

Over 4 years of service as Tournament Director of the Villa Maria Annual Charity Golf Tournament.

Since 2009, Mr. Klaus has served as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Center of Hope, Inc., a Kansas not-for-profit corporation providing emergency assistance and homelessness prevention services for the people of Wichita, Kansas and surrounding areas.

Recognized in The Bond Buyer's Municipal Marketplace (known as the "Red Book"), 1990-present. Honoree, 40 under 40, Wichita Business Journal, 2002. City Attorney and Chamber of Commerce - Mulvane, Kansas. Member, Kansas Government Finance Officers Association.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Bond Finance
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Economic Development
  • Municipal Finance Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
301-690-0354  Phone
316-630-8100  Phone
316-630-8101  Fax
University Attended:
Kansas Newman College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1987
Law School Attended:
University of Kansas, J.D., 1990
Year of First Admission:
1990, Kansas
Kansas, Wichita and American Bar Associations; National Association of Bond Lawyers.
Birth Information:
Hays, Kansas, December 8, 1964
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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