Olathe Criminal Lawyer
A criminal charge is a life changing event that can affect you dramatically.
Finding yourself in jail facing the hard fact that you need a proper defense
to keep out of jail is a frightening turn of events in anyone's life.
This is not a situation you want to face alone or with a public defender
to help you. You need a competent and experienced attorney who has the
skill and knowledge to present a strong defense on your behalf.
My firm, the
Law Office of John E. Harvell, P.A., is a well-established and professional criminal defense law firm in Olathe.
I have the trial experience you want in someone fighting for your rights
or to help clear your record altogether through
Why Choose John Harvell
Over 20 years representing clients throughout Kansas
- Former prosecutor
Highly knowledgeable regarding
all major updates to Kansas DUI laws
Understand how the prosecuting attorney will think and act
Build compelling defense strategies that more effectively protect my clients' rights
Aggressive Defense in Johnson County, KS
Don't let the criminal justice system overwhelm you; get someone on
your side who can effectively defend you. I can represent you in the face
of virtually any type of misdemeanor or felony offense in Kansas.
I have the know-how to represent clients in state and
juvenile court for crimes ranging from
marijuana possession to
manslaughter and everything in between. Some of my key areas of practice in the field
of criminal defense include violent crimes such as
aggravated battery, and
Experienced Legal Help
- I believe - and prove on a regular basis - that my experience with three
different sides of legal proceedings enables me to be a more effective
criminal defense lawyer.
- I understand how to communicate with the jury to help them get a clear
picture of my clients' innocence.
I know how to
present evidence in a clear manner and am skilled in examining and cross-examining witnesses.
- Every step I take is made strategically to seek the best possible result
for each client I help.
The penalties for a conviction of your crime can be severe and impact the
rest of your life. Jail or prison time, harsh fines, possible mandatory
drug or anger management classes, loss of driving privileges are all possibilities
with a criminal conviction. Taking immediate steps to begin the investigation
into your charges is crucial if you are to win your case.
Unparalleled Dedication to My Clients
My firm will meticulously review every aspect of your case including the
arrest process, evidence, any testing done for alcohol or drugs, witness
statements and police investigation conducted. With my experience as a
former prosecutor, I can review this information with an eye for investigating
the details of your case.
My goal as your attorney is to obtain the best possible result for your
circumstances, whether it is a reduced charge, plea bargain, dismissal or getting you
off at trial.
I always offer a
free initial consultation to discuss your case with you. Call me to schedule your appointment today.
This is your opportunity to find out more about what options are available
to you in fighting your charges, what you are up against at this point
in time and what I can do as an attorney to assist you. All is not necessarily
lost because you have been arrested or charged with a crime.
You have the right to an attorney - exercise that right as soon as possible. Call
We serve clients throughout Johnson County including Olathe,