Hamilton v. Lanning – The Rest of the Story

Jan Hamilton, Plaintiff and Chapter 13 Trustee

Jan Hamilton is the Chapter 13 Trustee for Topeka, Kansas. He has served in this position since 1998. Jan is a graduate of Washburn University and Washburn School of Law. He is also a 2009 inductee as a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy.

Teresa L. Rhodd is a cum laude graduate of Washburn University and a summa cum laude graduate of Baker University. She has been staff attorney for Jan Hamilton since 2006.

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