Milfred "Bud" Dale, Ph.D. (ABPP), J.D.
Licensed Attorney & Psychologist
Milfred “Bud” Dale is an attorney and psychologist who specializes in all aspects of family law and child custody. As an attorney in Kansas, his family law practice includes cases involving divorce and parental separation, child support and asset or property division, and adoptions and guardianships.
Dr. Dale is a licensed psychologist with offices in Topeka, Kansas, and Dallas, Texas. He has more than thirty years of experience providing clinical and forensic services.
In 1982, Dr. Dale earned a B.A. in Psychology at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. He earned an M.A. in 1985 and a Ph.D. in 1987 in Developmental and Clinical-Child Psychology at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. After a one-year Predoctoral Internship in Clinical Child Psychology at McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Belmont, Massachusetts, he completed a two-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology as a Child Fellow at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas. During eight years at Menninger, Dr. Dale directed an inpatient unit for children, designed and directed the Adolescent Transitional Program, and designed and directed the Child and Adolescent Day Treatment Center. In 2019, Dr. Dale earned Board Certification (Diplomate status) in Clinical-Child & Adolescence Psychology with the American Board of Professional Psychology. In 2009, Dr. Dale earned a J.D. from Washburn University School of Law with certificates in Advocacy and Family Law.