Craig graduated from Wichita State University in 1974 and earned his J.D., cum laude, from Washburn University School of Law in 1978. He is in the private practice of law in Wichita, Kansas, focusing primarily in the area of plaintiffs’ personal injury, medical malpractice, and criminal defense. He and his wife Rita have three grown children and eight grandchildren. Michael, on of his sons, practices with him.
He has served as President of the National Christian Legal Society, is a Fellow in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers as well as the American College of Trial Lawyers, and is a member of the Christian Legal Society, Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, as well as the Wichita Bar Association. He is one of the founders of the all-volunteer Christian Legal Aid program in Wichita, and remains an active member of that group. He was selected as Personal Injury Litigator of the year for 2009 and is regularly recognized for his skills as a lawyer.
J.D., cum laude, Washburn University School of Law 2007
Editor-in-Chief, Volume 45, Washburn Law Journal
B.S., Kansas State University, 2003
All-American Collegiate Debater, 2003
Michael has handled cases in courts throughout Kansas and the Midwest. His practice ranges from defending clients accused of the most serious charges in federal court to advising small businesses about insurance coverage disputes, and everything in between. Michael handles cases in the areas of plaintiffs’ personal injury litigation, medical negligence, wrongful death, construction litigation, contract disputes, business formation and organizations, general practice, and criminal defense.
Michael is a member of the Kansas Bar Association and the Wichita Bar Association, where he serves on the Civil Practice, Criminal Practice, and Medical-Legal Committees. He is involved in the Christian Legal Society, where he volunteers his time in the Wichita Christian Legal Aid Clinic. Michael is also a member of the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association and American Association for Justice and a past member of the Wesley E. Brown American Inn of Court.
Michael has previously served on committees tasked with helping to craft and revise local rules and training in both state and federal courts, and he has spoken at multiple continuing legal education seminars and conferences.
When he is not practicing law, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife, Katy, and their four children.
Patrick earned his J.D., cum laude, from the Washburn University School of Law in 2007. While in law school, Patrick practiced as a legal intern with the Washburn Law Clinic where he received the Irvine E. Ungerman Award for Excellence in Clinical Practice for providing highly competent representation to clients, and for exemplifying the ideals of the legal profession. He also served on the Washburn Law Journal board of editors. Before attending law school, Patrick graduated from Wichita State University, magna cum laude, earning a degree in business. He also served in the United States Air Force. Prior to joining the firm, Patrick served as law clerk to United States District Court Judge Eric F. Melgren.
Patrick’s practice focuses primarily in the areas of plaintiffs’ personal injury litigation, general civil litigation, and criminal defense. He is a member of the the Wichita Bar Association and the Kansas Trial Lawyer’s Association. He is also involved with the Christian Legal Society, and volunteers his time assisting persons in need with Wichita Christian Legal Aid.
J.D., University of Denver, Sturm School of Law, 2014
B.A., with honors, Texas Christian University
Susan devotes the majority of her practice to adoption law. During law school, she served in the school’s Clinic for mediation, adoption and child advocacy. Her practice follows a lifetime of organizational involvement and service.
Prior to attending law school, Susan had a variety of careers. After 3 years in Advertising and Marketing, Susan served as a case worker with Big Brothers and Big Sisters in Wichita before transitioning to full time homemaking for her four children. She and her husband, Cary, moved internationally three times. During their time living in Brazil, Susan and Cary adopted two children from Brazil.
Eventually, Susan and her family moved to Colorado Springs, where her husband worked for a non-profit. While there, Susan attended law school, commuting to The University of Denver. Returning to Kansas following her graduation, Susan began to serve families in need of permanence through adoption. In addition, Susan is active in the Christian Legal Society, coordinating the volunteer Christian Legal Aid Clinic in Wichita. When not practicing law, Susan enjoys spending time with her family, being actively involved in her church, and serving her community.