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Mr. Joseph's practice is concentrated in the defense of persons charged with crimes in federal and state courts, including murder, arson, mail and wire fraud, bank fraud, securities fraud, income tax evasion, controlled substance, and pornography prosecutions, and related civil matters, including property forfeiture, insider trading, and false claims cases.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 70%
    16 years, 350 cases
  2. Litigation: 20%
    16 years, 50 cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 10%
    16 years, 250 cases



Hourly ($250-350/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Christopher. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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  • Paul Darrell Cramm

    Chris is an excellent attorney. He has the ability to identify the pivotal issues in any case and litigate them effectively. I have referred several clients to Chris and they have all been very well represented.


    Paul Cramm Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact info

Joseph Hollander & Craft

1508 SW Topeka Boulevard
Topeka, KS, 66612

Joseph Hollander & Craft

500 N Market St
Wichita, KS, 67214

Joseph Hollander & Craft

3320 Mesa Way
Lawrence, KS, 66049



KSAuthorized to practice law200011/09/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerThomspon Reuters' Super Lawyers2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Criminal Defense: Non-White CollarThe Best Lawers in America2012
FellowLitigation Counsel of America2010
Order of the CoifKU Law School2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberJoseph Hollander & Craft2002 - Present
Law Clerk for Judge John W LungstrumUnited States District Court for the District of Kansas2000 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
TBA Legislative CommitteeChair2010 - Present
Merit Selection Panel, District of KansasChair2010 - 2015
Kansas Bar Association, CLE CommitteeCriminal Law Section Representative2008 - Present
Bench-Bar Committee, District of KansasMember2008 - 2011
American Inns of CourtBarrister2006 - Present
Topeka Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Kansas Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2004 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2002 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Kansas Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
University of Kansas Law ReviewOther Misconduct Evidence: Rethinking Kansas Statutes Annotated 60-4552000
University of Kansas Law ReviewIs Scienter an Element of Criminal Securities Fraud in Kansas?1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Kansas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Wichita State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Topeka Bar AssociationComputer Forensics2008