Chet Compton was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas and his juris doctor from Washburn University School of Law. Between college and law school, Mr. Compton spent two years working in the Office of the Governor of the State of Kansas.
While at Washburn, Mr. Compton served as Managing Editor of the Washburn Law Journal and authored a published case comment regarding pharmaceutical patent rights and antitrust law. Mr. Compton also served as a term-clerk for the Honorable Eric F. Melgren, District Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Kansas. Mr. Compton graduated from Washburn with honors in May of 2015.
Upon being admitted to the Kansas Bar, Mr. Compton joined Fleeson, Gooing, Coulson & Kitch. He is a general civil litigation practitioner with a focus on insurance defense litigation, business litigation, real estate litigation, and personal injury and product liability litigation.
In 2018, Mr. Compton was selected as one of Wichita’s “Emerging Leaders” by the Wichita Business Journal. He currently serves on the board for the Young Lawyers Section of the Wichita Bar Association.