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J. Matthew Leavitt

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Nearly a Decade of Proven Representation

Matthew Leavitt exclusively represents persons facing criminal charges, or criminal investigation. His practice has taken him to courtrooms all throughout the State of Kansas, defending matters that range from traffic citations to complex felony cases.

A native of Wichita Kansas, Mr. Leavitt earned his undergraduate degrees in journalism and political science from the University of Kansas. After graduating from the University of Kansas School of Law, Mr. Leavitt returned to Wichita to begin working at the firm, where he is now a partner. His continued legal education includes graduating from the National Criminal Defense College’s Trial Practice Institute; as well as completing the National College for DUI Defense’s Summer Session curriculum. Mr. Leavitt is recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Missouri & Kansas Rising Star.

Mr. Leavitt is an active member of the Wichita Bar Association, and former President of the its Young Lawyers Section. He is the current President of Opera Kansas.

Membership: Wichita Bar Association; Kansas Bar Association; National College for DUI Defense; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Wesley E. Brown Inn of Court

Education
  • Bachelor of Science University of Kansas - University 2005
  • Juris Doctorate University of Kansas School of Law - Graduate School 2009
Licenses
  • Kansas Bar 2010
  • U.S. District Court for District of Kansas 2010