TOPEKA, KAN. – Tom Beall has been appointed First Assistant, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.
As First Assistant, Beall will be the second in command of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 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.
“I am impressed with Tom’s abilities as well as his management style,” Grissom said. “I believe he will be a good fit for the District.”
Beall joined Grissom’s staff as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in April 2011. A Leavenworth native, Beall served as chief deputy to Kansas Attorney General Steve Six. He previously spent eight years in private practice in Leavenworth and Topeka. He currently is an adjunct instructor at Washburn Law School teaching advanced trial advocacy.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.