Tom Kitch was born in Wichita, Kansas, on February 15, 1944. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University in 1966 and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Chicago in 1969. Mr. Kitch was a member of the Board of Editors of the University of Chicago Law Review from 1967 to 1969. He was admitted to the Kansas bar and joined Fleeson, Gooing, Coulson & Kitch in 1969.
Mr. Kitch practices primarily in Civil Litigation, Complex Business Litigation, Banking, and Commercial and Corporate law.
Mr. Kitch is a member of the Wichita, Kansas, and American Bar Associations. He has served on the WBA Civil Practice Committee and the KBA Ethics and Grievance Committee. In 1990, Mr. Kitch’s peers elected him to membership in the The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Natural Resources Law and Oil & Gas Law.
Mr. Kitch was a member of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Bank & Trust Co., Wichita, from 1987 to 1993, and currently serves as a director of Intrust Bank.
Mr. Kitch is active in community and civic affairs. He was a founder of several local organizations including Wichita Greyhound Charities, the Wichita Rowing Association, Sleepy Hollow, Inc., the Wichita/Sedgwick County Cities in Schools program, and the Arkansas River Foundation. Mr. Kitch also serves as a director of the YMCA, the Sedgwick County Family and Youth Commission, and Music Theatre for Young People. He is past president of the Kansas Foodbank Warehouse.