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The Kansas City Star and the Topeka Capital-Journal both interviewed Joseph, Hollander & Craft criminal defense attorney Casey Meek for comment on the DUI sentencing of Sen. Gene Suellentrop. (Meek previously commented on the case when interviewed by the Star back in March.)

While some perceived Sen. Suellentrop’s sentence to be too lenient, Meek dismissed the concern, explaining that the sentencing was typical given the circumstances of the matter.

About Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC

Joseph, Hollander & Craft is one of the premier litigation firms in Kansas. From our offices in Kansas CityLawrenceOverland ParkTopeka and Wichita, the firm’s attorneys aggressively represent our clients in cases in Kansas, Missouri, and across the United States. When we can’t resolve our clients’ problems with practical recommendations and reasonable negotiations, we use our experience and skills to control the litigation and produce decisive results.

When your business, your freedom, your property, or your career is at stake, you want the attorney standing beside you to be skilled, prepared, and relentless. We undertake complex contract and civil rights litigation, defend against life-changing criminal prosecutions, protect children and property in divorce and family law cases, and battle claims of professional misconduct against attorneys, doctors, judges, accountants, real estate agents, and others.


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