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Mr. Rapp is a leader in the litigation practice group. He has practiced law in Wichita for more than three decades with experience handling criminal and civil cases before federal, state, and appellate courts, as well as administrative agencies. David earned his Juris Doctorate from the Washburn University School of Law, after which he began his legal career as an assistant Kansas attorney general. With a history in jury and non-jury trials, and administrative hearings, he brings his extensive experience to clients as a member of Hinkle Elkouri.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 70%
  2. Land Use & Zoning: 15%
  3. Government: 15%

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301 N Main, Suite 2000
Wichita, KS, 67202

Hinkle Law Firm LLC

301 North Main St.
Suite 2000
Wichita, KS, 67202



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200607/16/2016
KSAuthorized to practice law197607/04/2016
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2011
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2010
Kansas Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2009
Best LawyersBest Lawyers in America2009
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2009
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2008
Best LawyersBest Lawyers in America2008
Best LawyersBest Lawyers in America2007
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2007
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberHinkle Law Firm LLC1990 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Historical Society of the Tenth CircuitN/AN/A
Federalist SocietyN/AN/A
Wichita Bar Association, Medical Legal CommitteePast ChairmanN/A
Wichita Bar Association, Criminal LawPast MemberN/A
Wichita Bar Association, Alternative Dispute ResolutionPast ChairmanN/A
Special Forces, U.S. Army ReservesRetired ColonelN/A
Kansas Judicial Council Civil CodeAdvisory Committee MemberN/A
Wichita Bar Association, Ethics CommitteeChairmanN/A
State Bar of TexasN/AN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Kansas Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaN/AN/A
American Association for JusticeN/AN/A
Litigation Counsel of AmericaN/AN/A
Wichita Bar AssociationBoard of Governors - Past MemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Law and Procedure of Eminent Domain in the Fifty StatesKansas ChapterN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washburn University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Wichita State UniversityPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1970