Olathe Defense Lawyers

Why Hire The Law Office of John Harvell?

Gain access to a judge and former prosecutor with more than 20 years of legal experience. With extensive trial experience and knowledge of all sides of the courtroom, Attorney John E. Harvell brings a valuable set of skills to his clients' defense. Schedule a FREE initial consultation today and find out how our firm may help you protect your rights and your future.

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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 Harvell, 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 expungement.

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 kidnapping, aggravated battery, and burglary.

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 888-879-7087 today!

We serve clients throughout Johnson County including Olathe, Overland Park, Lansing, Leawood, Lenexa, Mission Hills, Shawnee and Prairie Village.