Awards & RecognitionPractice Areas: Employment litigation dominates Mr. Hollander’s practice, but his extensive litigation experience also includes general civil, commercial, and bankruptcy practice. His employment litigation practice focuses on management employment law, while contract and covenant law dominate his civil litigation practice.
Admitted: Mr. Hollander is admitted to practice in Kansas state and federal courts.
Education: Mr. Hollander received his juris doctorate from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1976. He graduated cum laude from Wichita State University in 1973.
Membership and Ratings: In addition to serving as the president of Joseph, Hollander & Craft, LLC, Mr. Hollander is a member of several professional associations, including the Wichita Bar Association (President, 2001-2002), the Kansas Bar Association (President, Employment Law Section, 1993-1994), the American Bar Association, the Kansas Association of Defense Counsel, and the Defense Research Institute. He was also a member of the Editorial Review Board for the Kansas Labor Letter from 1998 to 2000. He has served as a member for the Management Labor Employment Roundtable from 2000 to present, and he is a Charter Member and former President of the Wesley E. Brown Inn of Court. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Friends University Masters Program, teaching Management Labor Relations.
Mr. Hollander enjoys Martindale-Hubbell’s “AV” rating and was named to “Best Lawyers in America” in Labor and Employment Law, 2009-2016; Leading Individual in Employment Law – Litigation, Chambers USA, 2009-2016; and “Super Lawyer” in Kansas and Missouri – Employment Law, 2011-2016. Best Lawyers named him 2014 Wichita Lawyer of the Year for Employment Law – Management and 2012 & 2016 Wichita Lawyer of the Year for Litigation – Labor and Employment.