Bill Tretbar received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona in 1976 and his Juris Doctor from the University of Kansas in 1980. He joined Fleeson, Gooing, Coulson & Kitch in that same year and now leads the firm’s Employment Law Practice Group.
Mr. Tretbar represents both employers and employees in court and before administrative agencies in a wide variety of settings. He also counsels individuals and corporate fiduciaries in disputes involving estates and trusts, as well as newspapers and broadcasters with respect to media law issues. Mr. Tretbar is also experienced in and handles many other types of commercial, civil rights, and injury litigation.
Recent decisions of note in cases Mr. Tretbar has handled include:
The father of two daughters, Mr. Tretbar served for many years as a mentor with the Communities in School program and as a member of a number of boards as well as a subcommittee of the Kansas Judicial Council. He is a past recipient of the Wichita Bar Association’s President’s Award for his work as the first editor of the Association’s monthly magazine, The Bar-o-Meter.