Robert Stephan

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Robert Stephan
Attorney General of Kansas
In office
Preceded by Curt T. Schneider
Succeeded by Carla Stovall
Personal details
Born Robert Taft Stephan
(1933-01-16) 16 January 1933 (age 84)
Alma mater Washburn University

Robert Taft Stephan (born January 16, 1933)[1] is a licensed attorney who practices law in the State of Kansas. He is a former trial judge and served as Kansas Attorney General from 1979 to 1995. Politically, Robert Stephan is a member of the Republican Party. He also served as Chairman of the Kansas Sentencing Commission.

Robert Stephan attended Washburn University School of Law in the 1950s.


In 2003 he received the Fred Ellsworth Medallion (University of Kansas Alumni Association's highest honor for service to Kansas University).

Advocate for multi-Level marketing[edit]

According to a March 1997 interview in Upline Magazine at the Wayback Machine (archived December 24, 2002), Robert Stephan, is quoted as saying, "I believe Network Marketing is coming into its own. It's a marvelous opportunity for the individual, if it's run correctly…”

Robert Stephan regularly provides speeches before large M-L-M conventions and articles in M-L-M news letters.

Controversial Figure[edit]

Although his tenure as attorney general was not without controversy, he was elected four times to the post. Since leaving office, his involvement with Multi-Level Marketing and Network Marketing companies has aroused some controversy.[citation needed]


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Legal offices
Preceded by
Curt T. Schneider
Attorney General of Kansas
1979 - 1995
Succeeded by
Carla Stovall