Lawrence, Kansas, Criminal Defense Lawyer
Kansas Federal, State, and Municipal Court Criminal Attorney
Our law firm, the Kerns Law Office, is an experienced, respected and professional law firm located in Lawrence, Kansas. Criminal defense attorney John W. Kerns represents individuals charged with any crime in the state of Kansas, and provides zealous defense against federal and state charges. Mr. Kerns is a talented and effective attorney who has zealously represented individuals charged with the most serious crimes.
At the Kerns Law Office in Lawrence, Kansas, John is passionate about the law and the legal process. John is truly fortunate in that he loves what he does for a living. John Kerns appreciates, understands, and holds dear this country’s constitutional protections. John regularly practices before Federal and State courts throughout Kansas.
Intelligent, Innovative and Tenacious Representation
Attorney John W. Kerns has been dedicated to the practice of criminal defense exclusively since graduating from law school. In more than 13 years of practice, John has conducted more than sixty felony jury trials in Federal and State court to verdict along with numerous misdemeanor trials. Mr. Kerns has represented individuals facing complex, high-level charges including first-degree murder, attempted murder, aggravated kidnapping, aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary, rape, possession, distribution, and conspiracy narcotics charges, human trafficking, harboring illegal aliens, securities fraud, and felony DUI. John Kerns established his firm to provide effective criminal defense representation with compassion and understanding for everyone charged with any crime.
Career Criminal Defense Representation
John has never sat as a judge or prosecuted anyone since receiving his law degree and has always practiced solely in the area of criminal defense. Mr. Kerns’ sole dedication to criminal defense has evolved into the creation of a knowledgeable, experienced and passionate advocate. John Kerns has devoted his entire career to protecting the constitutional rights of criminal defendants and vigorously defending clients in federal, state and municipal courts.
Fighting to Win in Your Criminal Defense Case
Mr. Kerns believes in what he does and believes in being a champion for justice. He represents clients in all Federal and State felony and misdemeanor cases throughout Kansas, including DUI/DWI/OUI, drug charges, white collar crimes, property crimes and violent crimes. John is dedicated to protecting every client’s rights and effectively representing clients in all stages of their prosecution.
Comprehensive Case Preparation
John W. Kerns is a strong advocate whose paramount concern is the welfare of his clients. John is adept at exploiting weaknesses from the initial investigation stage to the case being filed, including issues of junk science, credibility, bias, investigation errors and unlawful procedure. He stays up-to-date and familiar with all relevant case law. John Kerns is a life member of the Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a life member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. John takes pride in being a freedom fighter and constitutional rights defender.
When clients’ rights have been violated, Mr. Kerns passionately argues all necessary and applicable pretrial motions to suppress evidence and dismiss charges. He has no “case managers” handling delegated matters, but instead personally argues all matters in court on behalf of his client. John prepares all cases as if each case is going to trial, and every case is given the same level of dedication.
Contact John W. Kerns When Your Freedom Is in Jeopardy
For a consultation at our law firm, Kerns Law Office, call (785) 856-2228 or send us an e-mail.