P. Jay Skolaut

P. Jay Skolaut

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In support of the firm’s insurance defense practice group, Jay is involved in the full range of property and casualty matters, insurance coverage issues, and critical occurrence investigations for fires, explosions, and other large value losses.

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P. Jay Skolaut contact information

Phone: 316-660-6220
Fax: 316-264-1556

Email: jskolaut@hinklaw.com
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Mr. Skolaut focuses on civil litigation and transportation law at Hinkle Law Firm LLC. While attending Creighton University School of Law, Jay earned the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Constitutional Law II and was a member of the advanced trial practice team. Jay participated in a constitutional law seminar taught by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Jay earned a certificate for completing an area of concentration in business, taxation, and commercial transactions.

Jay assists members of the transportation practice group’s Critical Occurrence Response Team, responding to events involving the firm’s motor carrier/transportation industry clients. Prior to coming to the firm, Jay served as a clerk for Union Pacific Railroad Company. He is involved in the Trucking Industry Defense Association and the trucking section of the Defense Research Institute.

In support of the firm’s insurance defense practice group, Jay is involved in the full range of property and casualty matters, insurance coverage issues, and critical occurrence investigations for fires, explosions, and other large value losses.

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publications
  • ALFA International Transportation Update, Contributing Editor (2010 –Present.)
  • The Tired, Distracted Driver. ALFA International Winter 2012 Transport Update, Contributing Author.
  • USA Today Highlights a New Advancement in the Discovery of Concussions and Other Traumatic Brain Injuries. ALFA International Transportation Update, Volume 2010 Issue 4 (Fall), Contributing Author.
  • Which Federal Statute Governs a Maritime Case About a Train (or Truck) Wreck? ALFA International Transportation Update, Volume 2010 Issue 4 (Fall), Contributing Author.
  • Update on Negligent Entrustment and Negligent Hiring, Retention, and Supervision Claims in Kansas. ALFA International Transportation Update, Volume 2009, Issue 2 (Spring), Contributing Author.
  • The Times They Are A-changin: The Politics Of Global Warming And Its Effect On The Trucking Industry. ALFA International Transportation Update (Fall 2009), Contributing Author.
  • Kansas Human Resources Manual. Kansas Chamber of Commerce (2008), Contributing author.
  • Slippery When Wet…More Benefits to Getting There Early. ALFA International Transportation Update, Volume 2008, Issue 2 (Spring), Contributing Author.
Affiliations, Activities & Honors
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Nebraska Bar Association
  • Wichita Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Kansas Motor Carrier Association
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers-Rising Stars Edition 2009-present (Transportation/Maritime Law and Civil Litigation Defense)
  • Wichita Business Journal Emerging Leader 2015-2016
  • ALFA International
    — Transportation Practice Group Steering Committee

Education 

  • Creighton University School of Law, J.D., 2005, cum laude
    – CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Constitutional Law II
    – Advanced trial practice team member
  • Creighton University, B.S., Business Administration, 2003, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions 

  • Kansas Supreme Court
  • Missouri Supreme Court
  • Nebraska Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, District of Kansas
  • United States District Court, District of Western Missouri
  • United States District Court, 10th Circuit
  • United States District Court, 8th Circuit