Patrick Michael Lewis

I have always considered it an honor to defend people  accused of crimes.  The power of the government to destroy a person’s life by making false and unsubstantiated charges is truly horrible.  In a truly just society people would be able to defend themselves against such claims.  The reality is that a person thrown into the criminal justice system needs the help of a lawyer who has dedicated his life to defending people.
It takes a strong and intelligent attorney to successfully protect his client fully.  It is vital that a defense attorney believe in his client and fight to the full extent to the law.  Sometimes this means a jury trial and sometimes this means a negotiated disposition; but there is never an excuse for doing only half a job when defending a person’s life and liberty.


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Contact info
The Law Office of Patrick Lewis, LLC

104 E. Poplar
Olathe, KS, 66061

Office (913) 553-4537

MO Good Standing, Active 1990 01/08/2013
KS Authorized to practice law 1988 07/04/2016

Top One Percent National Association of Distinguished Counsel 2015
Top 50 DUI Attorneys in Kansas National Advocacy for DUI Defense 2014
Litigation Scholar Emory University Law School 1989
International Law Moot Court Team University of Kansas School of Law 1988
Moot Court Team University of Kansas School of Law 1987
Moot Court Team University of Kansas School of Law 1986
Certificate in Comparative Law Temple University School of Law N/A

Work experience
Owner The Law Office of Patrick Lewis, LLC 2011 – Present
Associate Professor of Trial Advocacy Washburn University School of Law 2003 – Present
Executive Director Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2003 – Present
Attorney Morgan Pilate LLC 2008 – 2011
Chief Public Defender Johnson County Public Defender 2006 – 2008
Deputy Public Defender Johnson County Public Defender 1993 – 2006
Assistant Public Defender Sedgwick County Public Defender 1989 – 1993

Emory University School of Law N/A LLM in Litigation 1989
University of Kansas School of Law N/A JD – Juris Doctor 1988

Speaking engagements
KACDL Fall CLE Firearms Law 2015
Litigation CLE Jury Selection 2014
Criminal Bar Meeting Firearms Law: Basics and Complexities 2013
Lorman Conference Ethics in DUI Defense 2012
Fall 2012 Meeting, Jail House Rock Trial presentation 2012
KACDL Fall CLE Competency to Stand Trial 2011
Lindsborg Conference Criminal Law Ethics 2010
KACDL Spring CLE Guns in the Courtroom 2010
KACDL Fall CLE Competencey to Stand Trial 2010
Fall CLE Make Em Laugh, Make Em Cry, Motivate your Jury 2009
Criminal Defense CLE Rules of Professional Conduct 2009
Fall CLE Sentencing Issues 2004
Walton Bench Bar Conference Statute Update 2002
Spring CLE Ethics and McDade 2002
Walton Bench Bar Conference Senate Bill 323 2001
Spring CLE and Annual Meeting Senate Bill 323 and Sentencing 2001
Walton Bench Bar Conference Case Management 2000
Luncheon CLE Program Criminal Ethics 2000
Fall CLE Theater in the Courtroom 2000
Walton Bench Bar Conference State Sentencing Guidelines 1999
Practical Ideas for the Criminal Defender Ethics 1999
Winter CLE Ethical Problem Solving 1998
Proactive Defense Ethics 1998
Fall CLE Sentencing Guidelines 1997

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