American College of Bond Counsel

Directory of Fellows

Joe L. Norton

Gilmore & Bell, P.C.

100 North Main St., Suite 800

Wichita, KS 67202 Tel - (316) 267-2091 Fax - (316) 262-6523


• B.A., Wichita State University, 1973
• J.D. (with honors), Washburn University of Topeka, 1976


Joe L. Norton is a shareholder of the firm in the Wichita office. Mr. Norton joined the firm in 1980 after entering law practice in 1976. Since 1979 he has concentrated in the area of public law, with emphasis in financings for state and local government capital needs, including general obligation and revenue bonds, lease-purchase, housing and health-care financings. Mr. Norton is a member of the Kansas and American Bar Associations, the National Association of Bond Lawyers and the American College of Bond Counsel and is an associate member of the Government Finance Officers Association and City Attorney’s Association of Kansas. Mr. Norton received his B.A. degree from The Wichita State University in 1973 and his J.D. (with honors) from Washburn University of Topeka in 1976, where he was a member of the Washburn Law Journal.