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Joseph Lewis Norton III

About Joseph Norton

About me

Jay Norton   is an aggressive lawyer practicing primarily in the areas of Kansas DUI  defense and  criminal defense. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law and he is a Johnson County native.


Mr. Norton handles all manners of criminal cases from speeding tickets to major felonies and homicides in the municipal, district and federal courts of eastern Kansas. He has developed a strong reputation for obtaining dismissals, acquittals and other favorable dispositions for his clients over the last 19 years. Mr. Norton was selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006 and named Best of the Bar for Criminal Defense by the Kansas City Business Journal in 2012


To view current Kansas DUI & DWI information posted by Mr. Norton, click here for the Kansas DUI Blog

Mr. Norton emphasizes a thorough discovery and pretrial motions practice in DUI and criminal cases to maximize the potential benefits to those he represents. He also handles personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice claims in Kansas and has obtained substantial compensation for his client's injuries and the loss of loved ones. Mr. Norton is a member of the Kansas Bar Association, the Johnson County Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National College for DUI Defense, and is a Fellow of the Johnson County Bar Association. He can be found in court on daily basis fighting for his clients.


By the way, my full legal name is Joseph Lewis Norton III, but I go by Jay. AVVO has to list me by the name the Kansas Bar Association has me listed under, which is my legal name.