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Christopher M Joseph

785-234-3272
Christopher M Joseph
Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC
1508 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS 66612
josephhollander.com
Phone: 785-234-3272
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Christopher M Joseph

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About Christopher M Joseph

Practice Areas: Mr. Joseph's practice is focused on the defense of persons charged with crimes in federal and state courts, with an emphasis on drug crimes and related civil matters, such as asset forfeiture. Admitted: After graduating from law school in 2000, Mr. Joseph was admitted to practice before the Kansas Supreme Court, all other Kansas courts, and the United States District Court for th... read more »

Biography

Practice Areas: Mr. Joseph's practice is focused on the defense of persons charged with crimes in federal and state courts, with an emphasis on drug crimes and related civil matters, such as asset forfeiture.

Admitted: After graduating from law school in 2000, Mr. Joseph was admitted to practice before the Kansas Supreme Court, all other Kansas courts, and the United States District Court for the District of Kansas. In 2001, he was admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He was admitted to practice in the Western District of Missouri in 2005.

Education: Mr. Joseph received his juris doctorate in 2000 from the University of Kansas School of Law. While attending law school, he wrote for the Kansas Law Review and served as an Associate Editor. He was invited to membership in the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates with exceptional academic achievement. Mr. Joseph graduated summa cum laude from Wichita State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1997.

Professional History: After graduating from law school, Mr. Joseph was appointed by Chief United States District Judge John Lungstrum, District of Kansas, to serve as his law clerk from 2000 to 2002. Mr. Joseph joined Joseph, Hollander & Craft in August of 2002. 

 Ratings: Mr. Joseph has earned Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory’s highest “AV” rating for lawyers. He is a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, is recognized in the peer-review publication Best Lawyers in America, including the being named 2017 Lawyer of the Year for criminal defense in Topeka, Kansas, is designated as one of the top five percent of Kansas lawyers in Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters, and has been named “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” in Kansas by The National Trial Lawyers.                               

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Christopher M Joseph -
Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC
1508 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS 66612
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Phone Numbers:
  • Office: 785-234-3272
  • Fax: 316-234-3610

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
Criminal Defense100.00%

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
Kansas Member in Good Standing 2000

Work Experience

Position Duration
Joseph Hollander & Craft LLC 2002 – present
Law Clerk, Honorable John W. Lungrstum 20002002

Education

School Major Degree Year Graduated
University of Kansas JD 2000
Wichita State University History B.A. 1997

Associations

Position Organization Duration
Life Member National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers present
Lifetime Member,
Legal Committee
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws present

Awards and Recognitions

Recognition Granting Organization Year
AV Rated Martindale Hubble 2012
Listed,
Criminal Defense
Best Lawyers in America 2011
Fellow Litigation Council of America 2010

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