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Robert C. Gigstad

also known as Chris Gigstad

About me

Robert C. Gigstad, Attorney at Law, Specializes in Criminal Defense, DUI Defense, and Traffic cases in Kansas.  


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 55%
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
  3. Speeding Ticket: 5%
  4. Expungement: 5%
  5. Domestic Violence: 5%



Free consultation (40 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Gigstad Law Office, LLC

8000 Foster Street
Overland Park, KS, 66204


KSAuthorized to practice law201007/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2016
Top 40 Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2016
Certificate of Training in Breath Testing on Intoxilyzer 8000TBJ2015
Premier AttorneyAmerican Academy of Trial Attorneys2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Client's Choice for DUI RepresentationAVVO2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Nominated for Top 10 Attorney for State of KansasNational Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys2014
Earl E. O'Connor Inn of CourtEarl E. O'Connor Inn of Court2014
Nominated for Kansas's 10 Best Criminal AttorneysAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2014
DWI Detection ProgramU.S. Department of Transportation2014
Standardized Field Sobriety Testing CertificationNHTSA2014
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2013
Top Contributor for DUIAVVO2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Top ContributorAVVO2012
Clients' Choice for Criminal DefenseAVVO2012
Clients' Choice for DUIAVVO2012
"A" RatingBetter Business Bureau2012
DWI Means Defend With Ingenuity SessionNational Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2011
Certificate in Comparative Criminal LawUniversity of Utrecht2009
Certificate in Comparative International LawUniversity of Utrecht2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyGigstad Law Office LLC2010 - Present
Legal ClerkFederico Consulting Inc.2008 - 2010
LobbyistState Capital of Kansas2008 - 2010
Legal InternLeadership Kansas2008 - 2010
Intern for State Rep. Bill FeuerbornState of Kansas2006 - 2006
Legal ClerkLaw Office of Craig E. Cole2003 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Supreme Court BarMember2016 - Present
American Inns of CourtMember2014 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseGeneral Member2013 - Present
Johnson County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Kansas Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2011 - Present
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2011 - Present
Washburn Law Alumni AssociationMember2010 - Present
Kansas Association for JusticeMember2010 - Present
Business Networking InternationalEducation Coordinator2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Kansas Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
K-State Alumni AssocationMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Kansas v. F.T.Client plead guilty to class B misdemeanor Possession. No Jail time.
City of Lawrence v. A.F.Case Dismissed before Trial.
State of Kansas v. B.D.Found "Not Guilty" at Jury Trial.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Speakeasy PublicationsA Review of the DUI Laws in the State of Kansas2015
Digital JournalOverland Park Attorney Gigstad Gets Certified in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing2014
Anderson County AdvocateAttorney Gigstad Now Certified In SFST2014
PRWEBRobert GIgstad selected to Top 100 of The National Trial Lawyers Association2013
WebsiteFight Your Kansas DUI2012
Gigstad Law Office BlogWhy to Refuse Field Sobriety Testing in Kansas?2012
Gigstad Law Office LLCNew Kansas DUI "Refusal" Law2012
Kansas DUI AttorneyKansas DUI Attorney2011
WebsiteGigstad Law Office LLC2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washburn University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Utrecht UniversityComparative International LawN/A2009
University of Tulsa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Kansas State UniversityPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science2007
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
House Judiciary CommitteeTestimony about Administrative Driver's License Hearings for DUI cases in Kansas2016
October 24, 2012Frequently Asked Questions About Criminal Laws in Kansas.2012
BNIHow a DUI can affect your life2012
Olathe Networking ClubKansas DUI Law2011
BNI Olathe #2DUI Defense in Kansas2011
Business Networking International Olathe ChapterSpeeding Ticket Defense in Kansas2010