Mr. Finkeldei has over 15 years experience helping banks, businesses, governmental entities and individuals achieve their desired results. This experience includes assisting more than a dozen lending institutions and multiple developers and contractors navigate the difficult economic climate that has existed the last few years. In addition to his civil practice, Mr. Finkeldei has served as the attorney for the Lawrence (USD 497) and Baldwin City (USD 348) school districts and was the U.S. News and World Report Lawyer of the year in 2013 for Education Law and in 2014 for Land Use Law. He also received multiple honors in law school including being named Order of the Coif, selected as articles editor for the University of Kansas Law Review, and a recipient of the Estate Planning and Tax Procedure awards.Brad and his wife Amy have two daughters, Raegan and Chaney. When not involved with his children’s activities, Brad enjoys spending some of his free time serving his community. He is the president of Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, president of the board of directors for Ballard Community Services (Ballard Center, Penn House, Brook Creek, Emergency Services Council), and the chair of the board of directors for Lawrence Family Promise. Brad has served on the Lawrence Douglas County Planning Commission.