Terelle A. Mock

Partner

Contact

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Topeka, Kansas

About

Ms. Mock has been practicing law at FPS&S since March 2004. She is skilled and experienced in complex defense litigation. Ms. Mock’s practice is focused largely on the defense of public sector and governmental entities including counties, cities, colleges, school districts and the State of Kansas. She has litigated claims of gender discrimination, age discrimination, sexual harassment, disability discrimination, First Amendment violations, Fourth Amendment violations and Eighth Amendment violations.

Ms. Mock has litigated, tried cases and argued in front of the state and federal courts of Kansas and Missouri to include the Missouri Supreme Court, the Kansas Court of Appeals, the Kansas Supreme Court, the District of Kansas and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

smt2 fax icon785-232-6604
Topeka, Kansas

About

Ms. Mock has been practicing law at FPS&S since March 2004. She is skilled and experienced in complex defense litigation. Ms. Mock’s practice is focused largely on the defense of public sector and governmental entities including counties, cities, colleges, school districts and the State of Kansas. She has litigated claims of gender discrimination, age discrimination, sexual harassment, disability discrimination, First Amendment violations, Fourth Amendment violations and Eighth Amendment violations.

Ms. Mock has litigated, tried cases and argued in front of the state and federal courts of Kansas and Missouri to include the Missouri Supreme Court, the Kansas Court of Appeals, the Kansas Supreme Court, the District of Kansas and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

About

Ms. Mock has been practicing law at FPS&S since March 2004. She is skilled and experienced in complex defense litigation. Ms. Mock’s practice is focused largely on the defense of public sector and governmental entities including counties, cities, colleges, school districts and the State of Kansas. She has litigated claims of gender discrimination, age discrimination, sexual harassment, disability discrimination, First Amendment violations, Fourth Amendment violations and Eighth Amendment violations.

Ms. Mock has litigated, tried cases and argued in front of the state and federal courts of Kansas and Missouri to include the Missouri Supreme Court, the Kansas Court of Appeals, the Kansas Supreme Court, the District of Kansas and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Contact

smt2 fax icon785-232-6604
Topeka, Kansas

Practice Areas

Education
  • Kansas State University, B.S. (2000)
  • University of Kansas, J.D. (2003)
Awards and Recognition
  • Listed in Best Lawyers® in America (2022)
    • Employment Law - Management
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment
    • Litigation - Municipal
  • Listed in Best Lawyers® in America (2020)
  • Listed in 2015 - 2017 Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers®
    • Rising Star Edition – Civil Litigation: Defense
Bar Admissions
  • Kansas (2004)
  • United States District Court for the District of Kansas (2004)
  • Missouri (2005)
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri (2005)
Professional Affiliations
  • Topeka Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Kansas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Kansas Women Attorneys Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Sam Crow American Inn of Court

Publications & Presentations

Responding to EEOC/KHRC Complaints with an Eye Toward Litigation, Kansas Department of Administration, May 2021.

Coffeyville Regional Medical Center Employee Training on Title VII, Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination, February 2021.

How to Investigate a New File, KADC Trial Skills Workshop, December 2019.

Risk and Liability Issues and the Application of the Kansas Tort Claims Act, Kansas Local Technical Assistance Program, March 2018.

Deposition Bootcamp, KADC Trial Skills Workshop, November 2017.

ADAAA, ADEA, Title VII, Harassment and Discrimination Training. City of Independence, Kansas. April 2017.

Employment Law Quick Peek. Kansas Legal Professionals Inc. October 2016.

Risk and Liability Issues and the Application of the Kansas Tort Claims Act. Kansas Local Technical Assistance Program. February 2016.

Mediation Advocacy Panel Member. KBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section CLE. November 2015.

Sexual, Racial and Other Harassment & Discrimination. CLE Sterling Education Services. August 2012

Advanced FMLA and ADA Issues. CLE Sterling Education Services. August 2012

When Church and State Collide in the Schools: Litigating the Establishment Clause and the Equal Access Act. Topeka Bar Association Continuing Legal Education program. August 2007.

McKee v. Pleasanton Unified School District 344: a Kansas case study on the balancing of the Establishment Clause and the Equal Access Act. Kansas Association of School Boards Annual Legal Symposium. June 2007