Defense Attorney by Day and Rockstar by night. That’s what KSN-TV calls Dan Monnat, who rocks the lead vocals and drums in a bootleg R&B trio known as The House Band. Dan says there is a common soul between musicians and trial lawyers who share their talents to persuade people about the “epic experiences of life: love, peace, war, sorrow, enthusiasm, celebration, and mourning….
WICHITA – For the fifth consecutive year, distinguished criminal defense attorney Dan Monnat, of Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, has been recognized on the Top 10 List of Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers. He has been honored among the overall Top 100 of Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers for 17 years, in recognition of his high-profile criminal defense, white-collar criminal defense, appellate defense and bet-the-company litigation.
Joint Survey by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® Awards Five “Best Law Firms 2023” Metropolitan Rankings to Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered
WICHITA – The annual joint survey by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers has awarded Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, with five “Best Law Firms 2023” metropolitan rankings…
President Joe Biden is pardoning thousands of Americans convicted of “simple possession” of marijuana under federal law. 12 News spoke with criminal defense attorney Dan Monnat to gain perspective on what kind of impact this could have on Kansas, where Monnat says “far less than a blunt is enough to prosecute somebody in Kansas….”
WICHITA — Tension is building between some leaders in the City of Wichita and Sedgwick County after the Wichita City Council voted Tuesday not to prosecute people who are caught with marijuana. While the district attorney’s office can control how many cases it will prosecute, Sheriff Jeff Easter says he anticipates a major influx in bookings… But criminal defense lawyer Dan Monnat says the system can handle the change, allowing the City to reallocate time and resources to other, more serious cases….
The 2022 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Business Crime Defense has named Dan Monnat, of Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, one of the world’s leading business crime defense attorneys. He is the only attorney from Wichita and one of only two attorneys in Kansas selected to the list, which encompasses the top attorneys from 38 countries worldwide.
Four Monnat & Spurrier Attorneys Honored by Best Lawyers in America; Dan Monnat Honored for the 35th Consecutive Year
WICHITA — Four Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, attorneys have been honored by Best Lawyers in America® 2023, including firm President Dan Monnat, who was named to the prestigious list for the 35th consecutive year.
Chambers USA Ranks Dan Monnat Among Kansas’ Top Litigators For White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
WICHITA – Chambers USA 2022 has once again ranked Dan Monnat, of Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, among Kansas’ top litigators in the areas of White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations, citing his work in healthcare and financial investigations. Chambers has placed Monnat among the state’s top-tier attorneys in this sector for 12 consecutive years…
‘Dishonesty is always relevant to credibility’: Pending criminal cases could be dismissed following investigation
Just one day after Wichita leaders announced an investigation into the police department regarding alleged inappropriate and racist messages being shared by officers, the DA dismissed about 50 pending traffic tickets, 10 pending and nonviolent criminal cases, and reviewed 120 criminal cases that had already been resolved by the three deputies who were involved. Attorney Dan Monnat tells KAKE TV, “Motive, interest, bias, dishonesty is always relevant to a law enforcement officer’s credibility….”
What started the Cottonwood Complex blaze that claimed one life and destroyed at least 35 homes? Charges are a possibility since there has been a death in the fire. “The person could be liable for, even unintended deaths,” said KSN Legal Analyst Dan Monnat. “There are possibly two homicide charges that could be charged. One is second-degree murder… the other is involuntary manslaughter… (because) there is case law in Kansas that looks at unintentional consequences from a fire.