Thomas J. Erker is known as an aggressive, effective, and professional trial attorney who fights for his clients’ interests through persistent advocacy in Kansas Courts. Tom has been trying criminal and civil cases since 1982, successfully defending and representing individuals facing criminal charges, driving under the influence, domestic relations cases, juvenile charges, and personal injury and wrongful death cases. After starting his career as a Johnson County, Kansas Assistant District Attorney in 1982, Tom has been in private practice since 1985 and was recently honored to be selected, through peer recognition, as a 2014 Lawyer of the Year for non white collar criminal defense, as recognized by Best Lawyers in America®.
J. Ryan Erker represents families and individuals facing domestic litigation, divorce, and criminal, traffic, or juvenile charges. Practicing since 2008, Ryan has been honored to be named to Kansas and Missouri Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list since 2011. Ryan utilizes strong anyalytical, research, writing, and advocacy skills to professionally prepare for and advance his clients’ causes in cases ranging from divorce and pre-meditated murder charges to traffic citations. Ryan’s ability to quickly assess and prioritize the important issues in every client’s case leads to effective defenses that maximize client benefits.
Courtney T. Henderson, a partner at Billam & Henderson, LLC, has practiced criminal defense during his career in courts throughout Kansas and Missouri. He served as an Assistant Deputy Defender for the 10th Judicial District in Johnson County, Kansas prior to co-founding Billam & Henderson, LLC. During that time he gained invaluable experience on complex criminal litigation. Mr. Henderson has continued to expand his areas of practice to include juvenile defense, high-profile criminal cases and appeals. Mr. Henderson co-authored a book on Juvenile Defense Strategies published by Aspatore Books. He has also been recognized as one of the Top 40 under 40 trial lawyers in Kansas by The National Trial Lawyers in 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015.
Jason Billam has dedicated his career to defending clients charged with the most serious and complex crimes for over 15 years. Mr. Billam has represented countless high-profile clients including two notable Capital Murder cases: State of Kansas v. John E. Robinson (profiled in Time Magazine) and State of Kansas v. Darrell Stallings. Mr. Billam began his legal career at Watson & Dameron, LLP learning a broad base of the law including civil, plaintiff's litigation, immigration, and criminal defense. Deciding to hone his skills as a criminal defense trial attorney, he joined the Johnson County Public Defender's Office in 2003 to expand his felony trial experience.
We have searched to find the best DWI attorneys / lawyers in Olathe; those who are experienced with DWI law and who know how to deal with the affects of being arrested for DWI. These top-rated attorneys focus a significant portion of their practices to defending those accused of DWI or DUI and they understand that the consequences of a DWI conviction can destroy reputations, families, careers, and finances. They have dedicated themselves to helping people who are in danger of losing much of what they have worked for.
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