OUR BUSINESS

Who we are

Seaton, Seaton & Dierks, L.L.P. is a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated, full-service law firm located in Manhattan, Kansas. Our attorneys provide personal attention to our clients and represent them professionally and ethically in federal, state and municipal courts. We have extensive experience in a wide spectrum of family, liability, criminal and business law.

Our firm handles a diverse array of practice areas, including civil litigation, divorce, child custody and other forms of family law, criminal law, contract law, business formation, business agreements, real estate law, landlord/tenant law, employment law, personal injury, agricultural law, governmental liability, school law, estates, wills and probate, special needs trusts, firearms law, and other matters. We also offer mediation services on select matters. Our firm houses a state-approved mediator in the areas of Civil and Domestic and schedules in-office private mediation sessions. We strictly adhere to our professional and ethical standards and strive at all times to provide top-notch representation in every case or matter we handle.

OUR TEAM

Highly qualified specialists

Summer Ott Dierks

Lawyer

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. Before 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.