Tom Beall, Acting U.S. Attorney
Tom Beall is the Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas. He took the position April 15, 2016, when U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom stepped down.
As Acting U.S. Attorney, Beall is in charge of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Kansas, which comprises approximately 50 Assistant U.S. Attorneys and 50 support staff members working in offices in Topeka, Kansas City, Kan., and Wichita. Beall lives in Topeka and travels regularly to the other offices.
Beall, who has served as First Assistant U.S. Attorney since November 2013, joined the office as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in April 2011. He is a native of Leavenworth, Kan. He served as Chief Deputy in the office of Kansas Attorney General Steve Six from March 2008 to January 2011. He was an adjunct instructor at Washburn University School of Law from August 2013 to January 2015. He was in private practice from 2000 to 2008.
Beall graduated in 2000 from the Washburn University School of Law after earning a master’s degree in public administration from Kansas State University and a bachelor’s degree from Baker University.