John Matthew Leavitt is a native of Wichita, Kansas. He graduated from Andover High School in 2001 and attended the University of Kansas, earning undergraduate degrees in journalism and political science. Mr. Leavitt earned his J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law in 2009 and was admitted to practice in Kansas in April 2010.
Mr. Stephen T. Ariagno received his first taste of criminal litigation as a prosecuting attorney with the City of Wichita following his graduation from the University Of Kansas School Of Law in 1990. Since completing his tenure as a prosecutor, he has devoted his career to defending the accused. After leaving the prosecutor’s office, Mr. Ariagno entered private practice and completed advanced training at the prestigious National Criminal Defense College in Macon, Georgia. Mr. Ariagno’s successes include cases involving homicide, rape, battery, drive-by shootings, narcotics and DUI. In addition to his skilled advocacy of his clients in the Municipal, State and Federal Courts, Mr. Ariagno isa respected member of the legal community.
Bill is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, Kansas Bar Association, the Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Wichita Bar Association. He is a graduate of Washburn University School of Law. He is a trial lawyer whose practice is split relatively evenly between civil litigation and criminal defense. He is admitted to practice in the State of Kansas; United States District Court, District of Kansas; and before the 10th Circuit United States Court of Appeals.
Mr. Clark has been practicing law in Wichita since 1981 in numerous areas. Mr. Clark grew up in Hays, KS and attended Fort Hays State University where he completed a degree in Political Science. After completing his undergraduate degree, Mr. Clark attended Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, KS where he obtained his Juris Doctorate.After law school, Mr. Clark worked for a Wichita area firm for over 15 years prior to founding Kenneth Clark, P.A. Law Firm in 1998. Mr. Clark handles real estate matters, civil litigation and criminal defense. His experience also includes teaching business law at Friends University.
Jon McConnell was inspired to pursue law because of an inherent need to help others. His father is a pastor, and Jon knew at an early age that he would either follow in his father’s footsteps or become a defense attorney. However, Jon feels the most reward when he protects someone who is at the lowest point of their lives. They don’t have a friend in the world and have nowhere else to turn. Helping others brings out the best in Jon. In order to do the most good, Jon fulfilled his calling by becoming an attorney. Jon doesn’t pass judgment on people. His job is to protect clients when it seems that everyone else is against them.
Leslie F. Hulnick is a New York State native who earned his J.D. from the University of Denver in 1975. He maintains the highest rating (“5.0/5.0 AV Preeminent”) from the renowned Martindale-Hubbell rating system. He is a founding member, past dean, and now a Fellow of the National College for DUI Defense. He was the recipient, at Harvard University, of the Erwin-Taylor Award in July, 2014 at the Summer Session of the National College for DUI Defense for his lifetime accomplishments and contributions not only the National College, but also to the entire defense community.
Mr. Rapp has been recognized in Super Lawyers Magazine as a Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyer. He also was recognized as a Wichita Business Journal 40 Under 40 recipient. That award recognizes 40 of the most influential people in the Wichita community that are under the age of 40. Mr. Rapp’s practice includes civil and criminal litigation. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Wichita Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He is licensed to practice in municipal, state and federal courts in Kansas.
C. Ryan Gering is a native of Alliance, Nebraska. Mr. Gering attended The University of Nebraska at Kearney, receiving a B.S. in Political Science with a minor in Business Administration in 2002. Mr. Gering attended Washburn University School of Law and graduated in May of 2006. He developed his interest in criminal law while working for the criminal defense law clinic at Washburn Law School. Mr. Gering was admitted to practice in Kansas during 2006, and is licensed to practice in municipal, state, and federal courts located in Kansas. Mr. Gering completed the National College for DUI Defense Summer Session Curriculum in 2010. Mr. Gering was selected as a “Rising Star” in 2014 by Super Lawyers.
John E. Stang is a Kansas native who earned his J.D. from the Washburn University School of Law, and his undergraduate degree in Accounting and Business Administration at the University of Kansas. He was admitted to practice law in 1988 and has maintained an active criminal practice since that time. In addition to being licensed in both the Federal and State courts of Kansas, he is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.
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