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  1. Personal Injury: 65%
  2. Civil Rights: 15%
  3. General Practice: 10%
  4. Unspecified: 5%
  5. Mediation: 5%

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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


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  • Mark Alan Scott

    David Calvert's knowledge and experience with the Americans with Disabilities Act allows him to represent his clients very effectively. David's prior judicial experience is also an invaluable asset.


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Contact info

David P. Calvert, P.A.

532 North Market
Wichita, KS, 67214


KSAuthorized to practice law196708/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale Hubbell2016
Super LawyerThomson Reuters2016
ADA Warrior AwardSoutheast Kansas Independent Living Resource Center2007
Michael Lechner AwardKansas Commission on Disability Concerns2004
Kansas Trial Judge of the YearKansas Trial Lawyers Association1976
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyDavid P. Calvert, P.A.1998 - Present
PartnerFocht, Hughey & Calvert1987 - 1997
PartnerCurfman, Harris, Stallings, Grace & Snow1984 - 1987
JudgeSedgwick County District Court1973 - 1983
Assistant District AttorneySedgwick County District Attorney1967 - 1972
Association namePosition nameDuration
KATCOPresident, Board of Directors2008 - Present
Wichita/Sedgwick County Access Advisory BoardChair2005 - Present
Independent Living Resource Center, Inc.Board of Directors, Past President1994 - Present
Kansas Association for JusticeMember1987 - Present
Kansas Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
Wichita Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
Kansas Legal Services, Inc.Board of Directors2008 - 2012
Mediation Section, Kansas Bar AssociationPast President2005 - 2006
U S Access Board, Courthouse Access Advisory CommitteeCo-Chair, Court Subcommittee2004 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Chaffin v. Kansas State FairInjunction Issued
LINK, Inc. v. City of HaysWrit of Mandamus Issued & Affirmed
ILRC v City of WichitaSettled: City agrees to comply with ADA
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Publication nameTitleDate
Journal Kansas Trial Lawyers AssociationLiens, Liens & More Liens2002
Journal Kansas Trial Lawyers AssociationEthics and Common Sense on the Road to Settlement2001
Journal Kansas Trial Lawyers AssociationDisability Law: A New Era2000
Journal Kansas Trial Lawyers AssociationMediation: New Thoughts for an Evolving Process1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washburn University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1967
Emporia State UniversityBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1963
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Litigating to Win Through Advanced Trial AdvocacyJury Selection, Opening Statement2009
Luncheon MeetingADA and The Legal Profession2008