Jon McConnell Named to The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40

The National Trial Lawyers has named Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered attorney Jon McConnell to its Top 40 Under 40 list. The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 is composed of the top trial lawyers from each state, or regions of certain highly populated states, who are younger than 40. Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those trial lawyers practicing civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law.

Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered Ranked Among Best Law Firms As Rated by U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers

Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered Ranked Among Best Law Firms
As Rated by U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers

“Best Law Firms” – a listing produced by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers – has ranked Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered among the Best Law Firms in this metropolitan region in two categories:

• Appellate Practice
• Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Dan Monnat Honored Among Top 100 of Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers

For the ninth consecutive year, Dan Monnat has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Kansas and Missouri by the magazine, “Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers – 2013.” Only 5 percent of all attorneys in Missouri and Kansas are included in Super Lawyers, making selection to the Top 100 the most elite of this exclusive legal group.

Best Lawyers Again Names Dan Monnat a Wichita Lawyer of the Year for Criminal Defense

For the second time, Best Lawyers has named Dan Monnat, of Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, a Wichita Lawyer of the Year. In 2012, Monnat earned the distinction specifically for his white-collar criminal defense work. This year, Monnat has been recognized for his success in other criminal cases as the 2014 Wichita Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar Lawyer of the Year.

Jon McConnell Named Wichita Business Journal 40 Under 40 Winner for 2013

Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered attorney Jon McConnell has been honored as a Wichita Business Journal 40 Under 40 winner for 2013.

“…Even though they have high-aced, very busy jobs, the community service and community involvement that all the applicants had” was impressive, says one of the judges, Patrick Harbert of Equity Bank…

Justices Allow Police to Take DNA Samples After Arrests

WASHINGTON — Police may take DNA samples from people arrested for serious crimes, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a 5-4 decision. Dan Monnat, a Wichita defense attorney, said the decision represents “the brave new digital and genetic world we live in…. it burdens most the people for whom the Fourth Amendment ought to be most zealously guarded, that is, people who turn out to be innocent of what they’re arrested for….”

Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered Attorney Jon McConnell Named to Wichita Business Journal’s Annual 40 Under 40 List

WICHITA, Kan. – The Wichita Business Journal has named Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered attorney Jon McConnell among its 40 Under 40 honorees for 2013. Roughly 300 individuals were nominated for this year’s honor, according to Wichita Business Journal Publisher John Ek. The selection committee reviews professional achievements as well as community involvement. “We are extremely…