Barber Emerson, L.C.
1211 Massachusetts St.
P.O. Box 667
Lawrence, KS 66044-3351
Phone:  (785) 843-6600

Barber Emerson

Publications

Barber Emerson publishes a variety of reports, articles and bulletins on topics of interest to businesses and individuals. Please see below for our most recent publications.

In addition, attorneys Cal Karlin and Mark Andersen have been the Editor and a Contributing Author respectively of "The Reporter", a newsletter published by the Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law Section of the Kansas Bar Association from 2002 to Present. "The Reporter" is available to members of the Kansas Bar Association here (password required).


  • Publications & Presentations by Attorney
  • Publications & Presentations by Topic
  • Disclaimer

Richard L. Zinn


Calvin J. Karlin


Mark A. Andersen

  • Co-Editor of Kansas Real Estate Practice & Procedure Handbook, 2009 Kansas Bar Association (5th ed. 2009) Publication
  • Electronic Recording, Kansas Real Estate Practice & Procedure (co-author), 2009 Kansas Bar Association (5th ed.) Publication
  • Lender’s Duty to Notify Insurance Company of Commencement of Foreclosure Proceedings, 2009 Memorandum
  • Like-kind Exchanges of Real Estate, Publication
  • Real Estate, Probate & Trust Section newsletter (contributing author), 2003-Present, Kansas Bar Association Publication
  • I.R.C. Section 1031 Like-kind Exchanges, 2005-2009 Presentation
  • Kansas Electronic Recording Commission and the Future of Electronic Recording of Real Estate Documents, 2007 Presentation
  • Lawrence, KS Economic Development, 2007 Presentation
  • Lawrence, KS Retail Market Impact Analysis, 2006, 2007 Presentation
  • Douglas County Rural Subdivision Regulations, 2006 Presentation
  • Current Case Law and Legislation Affecting Real Estate & Banking Law, 2004, 2006 Presentation
  • Current Events in Real Estate Law, 2005 Presentation
  • Lawrence, KS’s Proposed Development Code, 2005 Presentation

Terrence J. Campbell

  • The Ethics of Flat Fee Arrangements, 2004 Presentation
  • Where Criminal Law and Civil Law Meet: Navigating the Boundary for Criminal Defense Lawyers and General Practitioners, 2004 Presentation
  • Recent Decisions and Hot Issues, 2002 Presentation

Matthew S. Gough

Business Planning


Creditor Rights

  • Creditors Rights, 2008
    Published by the Kansas Bar Association Handbook on Probate & Trust Administration After Death
    Author: Calvin J. Karlin
  • Creditors Rights Against Estates and Trusts, 2008
    Publication by Calvin J. Karlin
  • Creditor Rights in Trust and Estate Planning, 2007
    Presentation by Calvin J. Karlin

Estate Planning (Gifts & Loans)


Estate Planning (Taxes)


Estate Planning (Wills & Trusts)


Law & Lawyers

  • The Ethics of Flat Fee Arrangements, 2004
    Presentation by Terrence J. Campbell
  • Where Criminal Law and Civil Law Meet: Navigating the Boundary for Criminal Defense Lawyers and General Practitioners, 2004
    Presentation by Terrence J. Campbell
  • Recent Decisions and Hot Issues, 2002
    Presentation by Terrence J. Campbell

Lawrence, Kansas & Douglas County

  • A Valuable New Development Resource: Kansas Enacts the Community Improvement District Act
    Published by 79 J. Kan. Bar Ass’n., Feb. 2010, at 22-27
    Presentation by Matthew S. Gough
  • Lawrence, KS Economic Development, 2007
    Presentation by Mark A. Andersen
  • Lawrence, KS Retail Market Impact Analysis, 2006, 2007
    Presentation by Mark A. Andersen
  • Douglas County Rural Subdivision Regulations, 2006
    Presentation by Mark A. Andersen
  • Lawrence, KS’s Proposed Development Code , 2005
    Presentation by Mark A. Andersen
  • Kansas Electronic Recording Commission & the Future of Electronic Recording of Real Estate Documents, 2007
    Presentation by Mark A. Andersen

Real Estate

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Creating a Conservation Easement, March 2012
    Memorandum by Richard L. Zinn
  • Kansas Real Estate Practice & Procedure, 2009
    Kansas Bar Association Publication, 5th ed. (co-authored) by Mark A. Andersen
  • Chapter 19, Electronic Recording, Kansas Real Estate Practice & Procedure, 2009
    Kansas Bar Association Publication, 5th ed. (co-authored) by Mark A. Andersen
  • Lender's Duty to Notify Insurance Company of Commencement of Foreclosure Proceedings
    Memorandum by Mark A. Andersen
  • Current Events in Real Estate Law, 2005
    Presentation by Mark A. Andersen
  • Current Case Law and Legislation Affecting Real Estate & Banking Law, 2004, 2006
    Presentation by Mark A. Andersen
  • Real Estate, Probate & Trust Section newsletter, 2003-Present,
    Kansas Bar Association Publication by Mark A. Andersen
  • Real Estate, Probate & Trust Section newsletter, 2003-Present,
    Kansas Bar Association Publication by Calvin J. Karlin

Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law

Published by the Kansas Bar Association, Calvin J. Karlin and Mark A. Andersen contributing authors.


Retirement Planning

  • Retirement Plan Valuation in Divorce, 2000, 2005
    Presentation by Calvin J. Karlin

Section 1031 Like-kind Exchanges

The material on this site has been prepared by Barber Emerson, L.C. for informational purposes only. Calvin J. Karlin is the lawyer responsible for its content. This information should not be construed as legal advice and is not necessarily current or complete.

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