Daniel E. Monnat

Daniel E. Monnat: Attorney with Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered


Appointed Member, Kansas Sentencing Commission, 2007-2012. Co-Author: "To Protect and Serve..and Lie? Why Even 'Good' Police Lies are Bad for Kansas Justice," Journal of the Kansas Association for Justice, July 2012; "The Loneliness of the Kansas Constitution, Parts 1 and 2" Journal of the Kansas Association for Justice, September 2010 and May 2011; "What to Do When the Jury is Out-But the Legal Questions Keep Rolling In," Journal of the Kansas Association for Justice, November 2009; "Legal Prescriptions for Diagnosing Bias During Voir Dire in Kansas Criminal Cases," Journal of the Kansas Association for Justice, July 2008; "Sidelining the Prosecutor in a Criminal Case," Journal of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, July 2007; "Unsealing Search Warrant Materials for Uncharged Clients," The Champion, July 2006; "Unraveling the Woolsack: How to Rescue or Reverse a Biased Kansas Judge," Journal of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, July 2006; "The Kid Gloves Are Off: Child Hearsay After Crawford v. Washington," The Champion, January/February 2006; "Hearsay Today, Gone Tomorrow: Child Hearsay after Crawford v. Washington," Journal of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, March 2005; "A Primer on the Federal Wiretap Act and Its Fourth Amendment Framework," Journal of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, March 2004; "Amendments to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure You'll Want to Know About," Journal of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, May 2003; "Ain't Misbehaving'? Think Again - Identifying Ten Improper Prosecutorial Arguments in Criminal Cases," Journal of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, March 2001. Author: "Sentencing, Probation, and Collateral Consequences," Kansas Criminal Law Handbook, Kansas Bar Association, 2006; "Oh Give Me A Home, Where The Government Can't Roam"; Interpreting the Kansas Constitution to Protect "Open Fields" Journal of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, November 1994; "Admissibility of Delayed Chemical Analysis to Establish Alcohol Influence," Journal of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, April 1982.

American College of Trial Lawyers; Litigation Counsel of America; International Academy of Trial Lawyers; Kansas Bar Foundation.

Areas of Practice (58)

  • Criminal Law
  • Assault and Battery
  • Burglary
  • Capital Offenses
  • Civil Forfeiture
  • Criminal Antitrust
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Forfeiture
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Death Penalty
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Electronic Surveillance
  • Expungements
  • Extortion
  • Extradition
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Felonies
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Forensic DNA
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Forensic Science
  • Forgery
  • Grand Jury Practice
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Hit and Run
  • Homicide
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Extradition
  • Mail Fraud
  • Malicious Prosecution
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Money Laundering
  • Murder, Parole and Probation
  • Post-Conviction Remedies
  • Search and Seizure
  • Sex Crimes
  • Sexual Assault
  • Shoplifting
  • Stalking
  • Theft
  • Traffic Violations
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Weapons Charges
  • Wire Fraud
  • Wiretapping
  • Drug Crimes
  • White Collar Crime
  • Juvenile Crime
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Rights
  • Federal Practice
  • Trial Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
316-264-2800  Phone
316-264-4785  Fax
University Attended:
California State University, San Francisco, B.A., cum laude, 1973
Law School Attended:
Creighton University School of Law, J.D., 1976
Year of First admission:
U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; U.S. District Court, District of Kansas; 1976, Kansas and Nebraska; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Wichita, Kansas, Nebraska and American Bar Associations; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Life Member and Member, Board of Directors, 1996-2004); Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (President, 1992-1995); Kansas Trial Lawyers Association (Chair, Executive Committee, Criminal Law, 2000-); National Legal Aid and Defender Association; Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College (Graduate).
Birth Information:
Wichita, Kansas, April 25, 1951
Reported Cases:
United States v. McIntosh, 124 F.3d 1330 (10th Cir. 1997); United States v. Lambert, 46 F.3d 1064 (10th Cir. 1995); United States v. Hall, 20 F.3d 1084 (10th Cir. 1994); United States v. Ochoa, 4 F. Supp. 2d 1007(D. Kan. 1998); Tiller v. Corrigan, 286 Kan. 30, 182 P.3d 719 (2008); Alpha Medical Clinic v. Anderson, 280 Kan. 903, 128 P.3d 364 (2006); State of Kansas v. Bunyard, 281 Kan. 392, 133 P.3d 14 (2006); State of Kansas v. Chappell, 26 Kan. App. 2d 275, 987 P.2d 1114 (1999); State of Kansas v. Epperson, 237 Kan. 707, 703 P.2d 761 (1985); State of Kansas v. Akins, 315 P.3d 868 (Kan. 2014).
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  • Fixed Hourly Rates
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