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Jay Newbery grew up in Topeka, Kansas and is currently a partner of Newbery, Ungerer & Hickert, LLP.  Jay primarily practices in the areas of Non-Profit, Corporate, and Contract Law, as well as Business and Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration.  As an attorney, Jay has been involved with numerous commercial transactions, and has been involved with corporate reorganizations for both for-profit and non-profit organizations.  He has also formed and organized a number of businesses and non-profit organizations, including obtaining tax exemption determinations from the IRS.  Prior to law school, Jay worked in the field of commercial banking and assisted local businesses of all sizes achieve success by offering tailored financial solutions to meet the business’s needs.

Education and Professional Designations:

  • JD, Washburn University School of Law, 2013
  • BA, Economics with a minor in Spanish, University of Missouri Kansas City, 2005


  • Newbery, Ungerer & Hickert LLP, Topeka, Kansas, 2014-Present
  • Legal Intern, Newbery, Ungerer & Hickert LLP, Topeka, Kansas, 2010-2014

Professional and Civic Affiliations:

  • Topeka Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Helping Hands Humane Society-President of the Board of Directors
  • Helping Hands Humane Society Charitable Trust-Organizer and Trustee
  • Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce


  • Estate Planning for Farmers and Ranchers, National Business Institute (2014)
Practice Areas
  • Corporate and Contract Law
  • Non-Profit, Business and Estate Planning
  •  Probate and Trust Administration
  • Tax Planning
  •  2014, Kansas and U.S. District Court, District of Kansas