Trevor Riddle - Attorney

Growing up in rural Oklahoma, Trevor D. Riddle learned the values of hard work and perseverance from his parents. Mr. Riddle is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, where, in 2001, he received a B.A. in Philosophy. After beginning work on his Master’s degree, the urge to study the law led Mr. Riddle to Kansas. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law in 2005. While attending law school, Mr. Riddle served as an intern with the Douglas County, Kansas District Attorney’s Office where he participated in the prosecution of a wide range of criminal cases. Following admission to the bar in 2005, Mr. Riddle became an Assistant County Attorney in Butler County, Kansas.

During his tenure with the Butler County Attorney’s Office, Mr. Riddle prosecuted a variety of cases including DUIs and drug offenses. Mr. Riddle is licensed to practice before the federal and state courts in Kansas.

NOTABLE CASES

State of Kansas v. Miller, No. 11 CR 3192 (Sedgwick County, Kan. Dist. Ct. March 6, 2013): District Court dismissed charge of electronic solicitation at conclusion of preliminary hearing. Jury verdict of “not guilty” on remaining charge of attempted criminal sodomy.

State of Kansas v. Cunningham, No. 13 CR 29 (Ford County, Kan. Dist. Ct. Aug. 24, 2015): Jury verdict of “not guilty” on all charges of first degree murder and child abuse after two week trial involving extensive medical and biomechanical testimony where client accused of intentionally cruelly beating or shaking nearly four year old child to death.

State of Kansas v. Doe, No. 08 CR 489 (Lyon County, Kan. Dist. Ct. Sept. 9, 2009): Jury verdict of ”not guilty” for professional over-the-road truck driver accused of vehicular homicide in fatality accident; jury convicted accused only of traffic infraction for running a stop sign.

State of Kansas v. Gamino, No. 11 CR 262 (Finney County, Kan. Dist. Ct. October 2011): Trial judge dismissed with prejudice charge of aggravated intimidation of a witness after finding government violated client’s Fifth Amendment rights.

State of Kansas v. Gamino, 107,018 (unpublished) (Kan. App. 2012): Kansas Court of Appeals affirmed trial judge’s dismissal of aggravated intimidation of a witness charge for Fifth Amendment violations.

State v. Goetter, Pratt County, Kansas 13 CR 073: The defendant was charged with possession with intent to distribute 40 pounds of marijuana discovered during a traffic stop. The case was settled for a misdemeanor in the middle of jury trial.

Background

Preparatory Education

  • Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma (B.A. in Philosophy, 2001)

Legal Education

  • University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas (J.D., 2005)

Bar Admissions

  • State Courts of Kansas (2005); United States District Court, District of Kansas (2008);
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (2008)

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal-Defense
  • Municipal Defense
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Trial Practice
  • Appellate Practice

Graduate

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • White Collar Crime Defense College, Gulfport, Florida, 2012
Professional Associations
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Wichita Bar Association

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