Mr. James R. Pratt

Mr. James R. Pratt: Attorney with Pratt Law L.L.C.
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  • 445 N Waco Avenue, Wichita, KS 67202
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I have been defending people charged with crimes for over 20 years. I have seen how criminal charges affect not only the person charged, but their family and loved ones. That is why it is so important to take a proactive approach any time you are charged with a crime, or if you are even a suspected of committing a crime. The legal system is not always the “justice” system. At times, it can seem to be little more than an intricate game of chess where the wrong move could mean the difference between freedom and prison.

It is important for you to have the right lawyer to protect your rights and to make sure you are not just a pawn in the system. I have successfully defended federal criminal cases ranging from drug conspiracies to complex wire/mail fraud and money laundering cases. In Kansas state courts, I have defended homicide cases, Jessica’s Law cases and other serious sex offenses, as well as a wide variety of felonies, including drug cases. I believe a combination of vigorous pretrial motion practice, established negotiation skills and strong courtroom advocacy is the most efficient method to protect the rights of the accused and to achieve a successful result.

Past Employment Positions

- Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, Associate Attorney, April 3, 2003 – January 3, 2011

- Southeast Kansas Public Defender’s Office, Trial Attorney, February 2, 2001 – April 2, 2003

- The Law Office of James Pratt, Owner , June 1, 1998 – February 1, 2001

- Henshall, Pennington and Brake, Associate Attorney, September 15, 1996 – May 31, 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

- Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, President, April 3, 2003 – Present

- National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Member, April 3, 2003 – Present

- Kansas Bar Association, Member, April 3, 2003 – Present

- Neosho County Bar Association, Member, September 15, 1996 – Present

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Criminal Defense
  • Federal Drug Crimes
  • State Criminal Defense
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Post-Conviction Relief

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
316-247-2601  Phone
316 262-2600  Phone
316 262-2606  Fax
University Attended:
University of South Carolina, B.A., Political Science, 1991
Law School Attended:
Washburn University School of Law, J.D., 1996
Year of First Admission:
1996, Kansas; 1996, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
Wichita, Neosho County and Kansas Bar Associations; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member, Board of Directors, 2007—).
Birth Information:
Red Bank, New Jersey, January 10, 1968
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  • Free Initial Consultation

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  • 5.0/5.0 (9 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 08/30/18 in Criminal Law

    One of the top criminal defense attorneys in Wichita.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 08/31/18 in Criminal Law

    Jim is thorough and represents his clients with compassion, diligence, and integrity. He works well with other counsel and it is always a pleasure to see that Jim is on a case with me.

    Jim is thorough and represents his clients with compassion, diligence, and integrity. He works well with other counsel and it is always a pleasure to see that Jim is on a case with me. Read less

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