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.
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.
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.
Membership: Mr. Joseph is a member of the Kansas, Topeka, and Douglas County Bar Associations. He serves on two KBA committees and chairs the TBA legislative committee. He served on the Bench-Bar Committee for the United States District Court for the District of Kansas from 2009 to 2010, was the Chair of the Merit Selection Panel for the reappointment of a federal magistrate judge in 2010, and a member of the Tenth Circuit Merit Selection Panel for the Kansas Federal Defender in 2013.
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, 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.
Publications: “Is Scienter an Element of Criminal Securities Fraud in Kansas?,” 48 U. Kan. L. Rev. 197 (1999); “Other Misconduct Evidence: Rethinking Kansas Statutes Annotated 60-455, 49 U. Kan. L. Rev. 145 (2000).