WICHITA, Kan. – Wichita attorney Sal Intagliata, of Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, has been appointed to serve on the Kansas Judicial Council Criminal Law Advisory Committee.  Intagliata joins fellow lawyers, Judges, law professors and Legislators from across Kansas on the 14-member committee, whose role is to regularly review the Kansas Criminal Code and the Kansas Code of Criminal Procedure.

“The committee provides support to the Kansas Judicial Council in its efforts to review the judicial branch of government, identify areas of potential improvement, and offer the Supreme Court and Legislature recommendations for change,” explains Dan Monnat, President of the firm.  “The role of the Kansas Judicial Council is critical to ensuring our court system remains fair, balanced and current. It’s an honor for members of the legal profession to join the committee, and we are extremely proud of Sal for receiving this coveted appointment.”

Intagliata has been in private practice as a criminal defense attorney for 14 years, defending people accused of all manner and severity level of crimes throughout the State of Kansas in federal, state, and municipal courts.  Intagliata also practiced four years as an Assistant District Attorney with the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office, assigned to the Gangs and Violent Crimes Division.

In addition to his work on the Kansas Judicial Council, Intagliata serves on the Board of Governors for the Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is a past Vice President of the Wichita Bar Association, a past Chair of the Wichita Bar Association Criminal Practice Committee and a current member of that committee.

Intagliata is an Honors Graduate with Distinction from the University of Kansas, earning degrees in both Spanish and political science.  He earned his J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1995. He is licensed to practice in the State Courts of Kansas, the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, was founded 28 years ago by Monnat and legal scholar Stan Spurrier.  The firm has six attorneys and focuses almost exclusively on criminal defense, white-collar criminal defense, and appellate defense in municipal, state and federal courts.