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Dan Monnat - Wichita, KS

Wichita Trial and Appellate Criminal-Defense Lawyer
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200 West DouglasSuite 830Olive W. Garvey BuildingWichita, KS 67202
Accepts Credit Cards
Offers Free Initial Consultation
Dan MonnatLawyer Overview
Practice Areas
Trial and Appellate Criminal-Defense
Current Employment Position(s)
Co-Founder, since 1985Attorney
Qualifications
Bar Admissions
Nebraska, 1976Kansas, 1976U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 1976U.S. Supreme Court, 1986U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1990U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1997U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1998U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
Other Affiliations
American Board of Criminal Lawyers, 2013American College of Trial Lawyers, 2002 (Fellow) International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2010Litigation Counsel of America, 2008National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1996 - 2004 (Director) Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1992 - 1995 (President) Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1991 - 1992 (Vice President) Kansas Association of Trial Lawyers Executive Committee, 2000 - Present (Criminal Law Chair) National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), Legal Committee, 1993 - Present American Bar Association
Education
Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska, 1976
J.D.
California State University, San Francisco, California, 1973
B.A.
Honors: cum laude
Honors: English
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, Dubois, Wyoming, 2000Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College Graduate Course, 2001
Classes and Seminars
“Lessons in Life and Litigation from the Tragic Acquittal of Dr. George R. Tiller,” National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers “Winning Trial Techniques,” Aspen, Colorado, January 2010
“The Kid Gloves Are Off: Child Hearsay After Crawford v. Washington,” Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Annual Meeting, Tunica, Mississippi, April 2006
“Oops, I Did It Again: Sexual Abuse and the Britney Spears Defense,” Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, Defense of Abuse Cases seminar, Lincoln, Nebraska, February 2004
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Kung Fu for Trial, National Defender Services, “2001 New Approaches for the Millennium,” Williamsburg, Virginia, May 2001
Motion to Suppress Practicalities: Not Getting the Defense Thrown Out on Technicalities, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, “The Four Corners of Criminal Practice,” Utica, New York, October 2000
Kung Fu Strategies and the Art of Trial, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, “Defense Magic for the Millennium,” New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2000
Motions to Suppress at the Millennium: Staying in the Ring, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, “Advocacy Techniques – A Masters’ Course,” San Francisco, California, April 1999
Preparation and Cross-Examination in Dog Sniff Cases, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, “Cross-Examination: How to Get What You Need,” Denver, Colorado, August 1998
You’re In Alice’s Wonderland: How to Defend Your Client in the Nonsense World of Drug Testing, Wichita Bar Association, “The Science of Family Law,” Wichita, Kansas, December 1997
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Past Lists

  • 2016 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 superlawyers.com Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 superlawyers.com Super Lawyers list
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Honors
Missouri-Kansas Super Lawyers edition, 2005 - 2016Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, “Top 100 Lawyers”, 2005-2014, 2016The Best Lawyers in America®, 1990 - 2018Ranked in Chambers and Partners Legal Guide, Kansas Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations, 2013 - 2017Martindale-Hubble AV Preeminent, 1996 - 2017Who’s Who Legal: Business Crime Defense, 2014 - 2017Who’s Who Legal: Investigations, 2017America’s Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement, 2017Kansas Sentencing Commission by Governor Kathleen Sebelius, 2007Merit Committee to Select United States Magistrate for Wichita, 1999Named Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” for Wichita, Kansas - Criminal Defense-White Collar, 2012Named Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” for Wichita, Kansas - Criminal Defense-General Practice, 2014
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Office Information
Address
200 West DouglasSuite 830Olive W. Garvey BuildingWichita, KS 67202
Phone
316-448-8376
Fax
316-264-4785
Offers Free Initial Consultation
Yes
Accepts Credit Cards
Yes
Office Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday
Publication
Articles
Technology for Litigators: Pointing and Clicking Our Way Through Trial, Kan. Ass’n Just., November 2015, at 8, Daniel E. Monnat & Paige A. Nichols
Can I Get a Witness?, J. Kan. Ass’n Just., July 2014, at 13, Daniel E. Monnat & Paige A. Nichols
Why Criminal-Defense Lawyers Love Their Work (And You Should Too), J. Kan. Ass’n Just., July 2013, at 7, Daniel E. Monnat, Paige A. Nichols, and Jennifer Roth
To Protect and Serve . . . and Lie? Why Even “Good” Police Lies are Bad for Kansas Justice, J. Kan. Ass’n Just., July 2012, at 14, Daniel E. Monnat & Paige A. Nichols
The Loneliness of the Kansas Constitution (Part II),J. Kan. Ass’n Just., May 2011, at 18, Daniel E. Monnat & Paige A. Nichols
How to Free a ‘Guilty’ Client by Arguing Entrapment by Estoppel, The Champion, Dec. 2010, at 30, Daniel E. Monnat & Paige A. NicholsThe Loneliness of the Kansas Constitution (Part I),J. Kan. Ass’n Just., Sept. 2010, at 10, Daniel E. Monnat & Paige A. NicholsWhat to Do When the Jury is Out, But the Legal Questions Keep Rolling In, J. Kan. Ass’n Just, Nov. 2009, at 10, Daniel E. Monnat & Paige A. NicholsLegal Prescriptions for Diagnosing Bias During Voir Dire in Kansas Criminal Cases, J. Kan. Ass’n Just., July 2008, at 10, Daniel E. Monnat & Paige A. NicholsSidelining the Prosecutor in a Criminal Case, J. Kan. Ass’n Just., July 2007, at 11, Daniel E. Monnat & Paige A. NicholsUnsealing Search Warrant Materials for Uncharged Clients, The Champion, July 2006, at 22, Daniel E. Monnat & Paige A. NicholsUnraveling the Woolsack: How to Recuse or Reverse a Biased Kansas Judge, J. Kan. Trial Law. Ass’n, July 2006, at 14, Daniel E. Monnat & Paige A. NicholsSentencing, Probation, and Expungement, in Kansas Criminal Law Handbook ch. 13 (KBA, 4th ed. 2006), Daniel E. MonnatThe Kid Gloves Are Off: Child Hearsay After Crawford v. Washington, The Champion, Jan./Feb. 2006, at 18, Daniel E. Monnat & Paige A. NicholsA Primer on the Federal Wiretap Act and Its Fourth Amendment Framework, J. Kan. Trial Law. Ass’n, March 2004, at 12, Daniel E. Monnat & Anne L. EthenAmendments to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure You’ll Want to Know About, J. Kan. Trial Law. Ass’n, May 2003, Daniel E. Monnat & Anne L. EthenAin’t Misbehavin’? Think Again. Identifying Ten Improper Prosecutorial Arguments in Criminal Cases, J. Kan. Trial Law. Ass’n, March 2001, at 1, Daniel E. Monnat & Paige A. NicholsProtect Innocent, The Wichita Eagle, Nov. 28, 2000, Daniel E. MonnatOh Give Me A Home, Where The Government Can’t Roam . . .”: Interpreting The Kansas Constitution To Protect “Open Fields,” J. Kan. Trial Law. Ass’n, Nov. 1994, at 17, Daniel E. Monnat & Paige A. Nichols
Representative Cases
United States v. Hall, No. 08–10208–01, 2010 WL 5137499 (D. Kan. 2010)State of Kansas v. Dr. George Tiller, No. 07 CR 2112 (Sedgwick County, Kan., Dist. Ct. March 27, 2009)Alpha Medical Clinic v. Anderson, 280 Kan. 903, 128 P.3d 364 (2006)State of Kansas v. Scott, No. 83,609 (Kan. App. Aug. 25, 2000)United States v. Guidry, No. 97-10162-MLB (D. Kan. June 17, 1998)United States v. McIntosh, 124 F.3d 1330 (10th Cir. 1997)State of Kansas v. Trammell, No. 92-67959-S (Sedgwick County, Kan. Dist. Ct. 1992)State of Kansas v. Trammell, 252 Kan. 961, 850 P.2d 249 (1993)United States v. Farhat, No. 87-10005-01 (D. Kan. 1987)State of Kansas v. Akins, 315 P.3d 868 (Kan. 2014)State of Kansas v. _____, No. 107,918 (Kan. App. Oct. 11, 2013) (unpublished)State of Kansas v. Puetz, No. 11 CR 3188 (Sedgwick County, Kan. Dist. Ct. 2013)State of Kansas v. Weimer, No. 101,099 (Kan. App. May 6, 2010) (unpublished)State of Kansas v. Bunyard, 281 Kan. 392, 133 P.3d 14 (2006)State of Kansas v. Jonker, No. 02 CR 1409 (Sedgwick County, Kan, Dist. Ct. Dec. 6, 2002)State of Kansas v. Stevenson, No. 84,833 (Kan. App. March 9, 2001) (unpublished)State of Kansas v. Lane, Case No. 84,667 (Kan. App. July 21, 2000) (unpublished)State of Kansas v. Chappell, 26 Kan. App. 2d 275, 987 P.2d 1114 (1999)State of Kansas v. Ralls, No. 99 CR 90 (Sumner County, Kan., Dist. Ct. Oct. 29, 1999)State of Kansas v. Cunningham, No. 13 CR 29 (Ford County, Kan. Dist. Ct. Aug. 24, 2015)State of Kansas v. Floyd (“Floyd III”), No. 06 CR 17 (Stanton County, Kan., Dist. Ct. Nov. 24, 2008)State of Kansas v. Floyd (“Floyd II”), No. 06 CR 17 (Stanton County, Kan., Dist. Ct. April 18, 2008)State of Kansas v. Floyd (“Floyd I”), No. 06 CR 17 (Stanton County, Kan., Dist. Ct. July 30, 2007)State of Kansas v. Richardson, No. 03 CR 6 (Reno County, Kan., Dist. Ct. Jan. 22, 2004)State of Kansas v. Shanklin, No. 98 CR 108 (SedgwickCounty, Kan., Dist. Ct July 23, 1998)United States v. Hall, 20 F.3d 1084 (10th Cir. 1994)State of Kansas v. Mars, No. 92-CR212-A (Cowley County, Kan., Dist. Ct. 1993)State of Kansas v. Jackson, 238 Kan. 793, 714 P.2d 1368 (1986)United States v. Ochoa, 4 F. Supp. 2d 1007 (D. Kan. 1998) (Daniel E. Monnat as local counsel)United States v. Phillips, No. 96-10006-01, 1996 WL 432377 (D. Kan. 1996) (Daniel E. Monnat as local counsel)United States v. Lambert, 46 F.3d 1064 (10th Cir. 1995)United States v. Redd, No. 95-10051-02 (D. Kan. 1995)State of Kansas v. Anguiano, No. 93 CR 246 (Seward County, Kan. Dist. Ct. 1994)United States v. Lacey, et al., No. 89-10054-01- 05 (D. Kan. 1990)United States v. Gerber, No. 89-10051-01, 1989 WL 115984 (D. Kan. 1989)State of Kansas v. Epperson, 237 Kan. 707, 703 P.2d 761 (1985)State of Kansas v. Davis and Davis, 8 Kan. App. 2d 39, 649 P.2d 409 (1982)State of Kansas v. Burris, No. 00 TR 786 (Sedgwick County, Kan., Dist. Ct. June 6, 2000)
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