The Kansas Supreme Court has appointed Kutak Rock partner Jacy Hurst to the Kansas Board of Law Examiners for a five-year term. Ms. Hurst is succeeding Laura Ice, Vice President and General Counsel at Textron Financial Corp. in Wichita.
The 10-member Kansas Board of Law Examiners is comprised of judges and lawyers. It oversees all matters that relate to applications for admission, character and fitness, testing accommodations, temporary permits to practice and legal intern permits.
Other members of the board are:
- David Cooper, a partner at Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith, Topeka;
- Christina Holland, chief counsel for the Internal Revenue Service, Kansas City, Missouri;
- Patrick Hughes, a lawyer at Adams Jones, Wichita;
- Peter Johnston, a lawyer at Clark Mize & Linville, Salina;
- Kansas Court of Appeals Judge Melissa Taylor Standridge;
- Larkin Walsh, a lawyer at Sharp Law, Prairie Village; and
- C. Edward Watson, a partner at Foulston Siefkin, Wichita.
Jacy Hurst practices in the areas of healthcare regulatory compliance and employment law counseling, where her extensive litigation experience informs her practice. She advises healthcare clients, including pharmacies, regarding compliance with healthcare and privacy laws and regulations including the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, HIPAA, 340B and Medicare/Medicaid. In her employment practice, Jacy advises clients regarding compliance with anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, anti-retaliation and breach of contract laws and policy development.