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Dierks Law Firm is a small boutique lawyer firm owned by a Manhattanite of almost 20 years, Summer Ott Dierks. Summer is a Manhattan Kansas attorney that practices business law, civil litigation, contracts, estate planning, family law, general trial practice, probate and trust administration and real estate transactions and offers mediation services.

She was admitted to the bar in 2013 and is licensed in the State of Kansas, the United States District Court as well as the United States Supreme Court. Dierks Law Firm was founded on the fundamentals of upholding the highest ethical standards and maintaining a true quality product for all clients.

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Katie was born in Sussex, England and attended the University of Liverpool School of Law from 2015-2018 where she obtained her LLB Law Degree. Katie moved to the US in 2019 and has two daughters. She graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law in May 2023.

Summer was born in Kiowa, Kansas. She was raised in Coffeyville, Kansas and attended Kansas State University from 2002-2005 obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Communications and Journalism.┬áBefore attending law school, Summer worked at the Kansas State University Foundation fundraising for the College of Agriculture from 2005-2007. She then worked at the Manhattan Convention and Visitors Bureau as the Convention Sales Manager until 2010.

During law school, Summer clerked for the Honorable Steve Leben, Judge at the Kansas Court of Appeals as well as the Kansas Attorney General, Criminal Litigation Division. She was also licensed to practice law as a student in the Washburn University Law Clinic. She was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2012 from Washburn University School of Law. Most recently, Summer was the 2016 recipient of the Kansas Bar Association Pro Bono Award.