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  1. DUI & DWI: 90%
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%

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5891 SW 29th St
Topeka, KS, 66614-2486

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
KSAuthorized to practice law197907/04/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super Lawyer DUI DefenseMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2015
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super Lawyer DUI DefenseMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2014
Super Lawyer DUI DefenseMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Super Lawyer DUI DefenseMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Super Lawyer DUI DefenseMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Super Lawyer DUI DefenseMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2010
Super Lawyer DUI DefenseMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Super Lawyer DUI DefenseMissouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyDouglas E. Wells1979 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Kansas Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPresident 2009 - 20112006 - Present
Kansas Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2006 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyersmember2000 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseSustaining member1997 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. RickersonDUI dismissed
Swank v. Kansas Dept of Revenuesuspension reversed
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Kansas Bar Association Criminal Law Handbook, 4th EditionMaking a Record in Appellate CourtN/A
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washburn University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of KansasPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1976