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Brian Lowell Leininger

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, Speeding & Traffic Ticket

About Me

I chose the field of DUI defense for many reasons.  I have a great deal of experience in all areas of the criminal law, and it is my opinion that more people are falsely accused of DUI than any other crime.  Many Judges and jurors assume a person is impaired if he or she cannot walk perfectly heel-to-toe on a line or stand on one leg for thirty seconds.  The fact is, most people cannot do these things after having nothing to drink.  Try to do theses things in your living room, then imagine trying to do them on the side of a busy street after being pulled out of your car by a police officer.  Additionally, I like the scientific aspects of this field, such as the effects of alcohol and drugs on the human body and the inability of breath testing machines to accurately measure a person's alcohol level.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. DUI & DWI: 90%
    26 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 8%
    26 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 2%
    26 years, 5 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (45 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

Leininger Law Offices

8826 Santa Fe Drive Suite 214
Overland Park, KS, 66212

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
KSAuthorized to practice law198908/09/2015
MONot authorized to practice-Administrative199001/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerThomson Reuters2015
Super LawyerThomson Reuters2014
Super LawyerThomson Reuters2013
Super LawyerThomson Reuters2012
Super LawyerThomson Reuters2011
Super LawyersThomson Reuters2010
Super LawyersKey Professional Media, Inc.2009
Super LawyersKey Professional Media, Inc.2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLeininger Law Offices2001 - Present
General Legal CounselKansas Highway Patrol1996 - 2001
Assistant District AttorneyWyandotte County District Attorney1991 - 1996
Research AttorneyKansas Court of Appeals1989 - 1990

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
DUI Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Kansas Association of Criminal Defense LawyersSecretary2014 - Present
Kansas Association of Criminal Defense LawyersTreasurer2013 - 2014
Kansas Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLife Member2010 - Present
Kansas Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard of Directors2008 - Present
NORML Legal CommitteeMemberN/A
Hispanic Bar Association of Greater Kansas CityMemberN/A
Wyandotte County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Johnson County Bar FoundationFellowN/A
Missouri Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMemberN/A
National College for DUI DefenseMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State v. H. S.Not Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter/DUI.
State v. J. S.Not Guilty of felony DUI
City of Leawood v. B.S.Dismissed

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washburn University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of Northern IowaLiterature, LinguisticsBA - Bachelor of Arts1986

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Spring Continuing Legaql EduacationDrugged Driving2014
Criminal Law CLEDUI Update2014
2013 Criminal Law CLEHow Far is Too Far in Fighting DUI?2013
NORML Key West Legal SeminarDefending a DUID Case2010
DUI SeminarDrug Recognition Experts2010
Standardized Field Sobriety TestingStandardized Field Sobriety Testing2009
Learn Winning DUI Defense Techniques from the DUI Heavy Hitters in KansasTrying a DUI Case with Difficult Facts2008