Project Sponsor - Director Larry Karns, after practicing law with the Topeka law firm of Glenn, Cornish, Hanson & Karns for 36 years, and after a year with McAnany, Van Cleave &
Phillips, a Midwest regional law firm specializing in workers compensation defense, began his new career as the Director of the Kansas Department of Labor, Division of Workers Compensation,
Karns is a 1972 graduate of the University of Kansas and a 1975 graduate with honors from the Washburn University School of Law. In addition to the practice of law, Larry served for several
years as a hearing officer for state agencies and as a judge pro tem for the Topeka Municipal Court.