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Christopher M Joseph
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 »
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.
Map & Directions
|Area of Practice||% Focus|
|Kansas||Member in Good Standing||2000|
|Joseph Hollander & Craft LLC||2002 – present|
|Law Clerk, Honorable John W. Lungrstum||2000 – 2002|
|University of Kansas||JD||2000|
|Wichita State University||History||B.A.||1997|
|Life Member||National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||present|
|National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws||present|
Awards and Recognitions
|AV Rated||Martindale Hubble||2012|
|Best Lawyers in America||2011|
|Fellow||Litigation Council of America||2010|
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