(WICHITA, Kan.) – Criminal defense attorney Nicholas Means has joined Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC’s Wichita office as a member of that firm’s Kansas DUI Defense Team. A former public defender for the City of Wichita and Haysville municipal courts, Means has been in private practice for the past five years handling criminal, domestic and bankruptcy cases.
“The Kansas DUI Defense Team has experienced explosive growth in both DUI and traffic-related cases in the past 12 months,” said Jess Hoeme, a former Shawnee County and Mitchell County prosecutor who leads the firm’s Wichita team. “We see that trend continuing, not only in Wichita but statewide. With six DUI attorneys and offices in Wichita, Kansas City, Lawrence & Topeka, we serve as defense counsel in courthouses in every corner of the state.”
Wichita’s DUI Defense Team also includes former Sedgwick County prosecutor Bach Hang and attorney Boyd McPherson, each of whom have more than 10 years of experience in defense of criminal and traffic cases. Additionally, Christopher Joseph and Casey Meek handle DUI cases in the firm’s Topeka and Lawrence offices.
Means, a graduate of Butler Community College and Friends University, earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. He received his Juris Doctor from Washburn University School of Law. He is a member of both the Wichita Bar Association and the Kansas Bar Association.
Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC has 14 attorneys and offices in Wichita, Kansas City, Lawrence & Topeka. The firm’s primary practice areas include complex criminal defense, DUI, family law, civil litigation, management employment and labor law, and commercial law.