Employment • Labor • Corporate • Tribal
office 785.730.2700
fax 785.233.7802
toll free 800.635.2310

What We Do

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John R. Dietrick and Allison A. Zerbe

Legal Counseling

Often employers request advice pertaining to employment law issues arising out of daily operations such as general legal compliance with state and federal laws, the hiring process, the termination process, personnel practices, employee dispute resolutions, labor issues, arbitrations, unemployment compensation, etc. The Law Firm understands the importance of providing timely and accurate information to properly handle the variety of legal issues that occur in the workplace.

Employment and Separation Agreements

Both employment and separation agreements can be effective tools to prevent future employment disputes and breaches of contract from occurring. Dietrick Law develops customized employment and separation agreements tailored to its clients’ businesses and their employees. The Law Firm has extensive experience composing contracts and agreements in all areas of employment law, including confidentiality, severance, non-compete and non-solicitation provisions.


Dietrick Law prides itself on conducting fair and impartial investigations on behalf of employers concerning allegations of harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, hostile work environment, and other alleged misconduct. Investigations are timely, comprehensive, and conclusive. Dietrick law has extensive experience in drafting aggressive responses to Kansas Human Rights Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States Department of Labor, Kansas Department of Labor, and/or Occupational Safety and Health Administration complaints.

Corporate Governance

Dietrick Law provides guidance, legal advice, and document preparation on behalf of corporate and non-profit entities concerning their governance structure, board dynamics, legal and ethical responsibilities, bylaws and policies, human resources, record retention and document destruction, as well as conflict of interest, confidentiality, and whistle-blower protection policies.

Practice Areas

Law Offices of John R. Dietrick, P.A focus on the representation of management in labor and employment matters, including employee relations, contract negotiations, OSHA, wage and hour matters and complaints or cases before the Kansas Human Rights Commission [KHRC], Equal Employment Opportunity Commission[EEOC] and National Labor Relations Board [NLRB].

Employment, Labor, and Tribal Law (representing Employers and Management)

  • Employee Relations
  • Workplace Investigations
  • Wage and Hour
  • Employment Agreements
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Tribal Representation
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission [EEOC]
  • Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 [ADA]
  • Kansas Human Rights Commission [KHRC]
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act [ADEA]
  • Fair Labor Standards Act [FLSA]
  • Title Vll
  • National Labor Relations Board [NLRB]
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration [OSHA]
  • U.S. Department of Labor [USDOL]
  • Kansas Department of Labor [KDOL]

Business, Corporate, and Transactional Law

  • Formation of Business Entities
  • Stock Purchase Agreements
  • Best Practices
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Corporate Compliance and Governance
  • Bylaws

Licensed to Practice:

  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Missouri
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