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Shawnee Criminal Defense Attorney

Have You Recently Been Charged with a Crime in Shawnee?

The time following a criminal charge is perhaps one of the most frightening, stressful and emotionally exhausting times that you can possibly imagine. If you are successfully convicted, you will be faced with penalties and ramifications that will branch out to affect your entire life, forever altering your future into something you most likely never expected. It is important to remember, however, that just because you have been charged with a crime does not mean that you will be convicted.

By working with an attorney who is highly knowledgeable in criminal law and effective defense strategies, you can begin to explore the different options you have available to you in regards to your defense. No matter how daunting your case may appear, or how impossible it may appear to you, you must keep in mind that you do not have to face this fight alone. I, John Harvell, am compassionate to the plight of defendants as they begin their fight to protect their rights and am completely devoted to offering the full benefit of my years of experience. With comprehensive legal guidance, I am can assist in situations including charges of DUI, domestic violence, drug crimes, theft crimes and more.

There are countless types of crimes that an individual can be charged with in Kansas, and it is crucial to have a criminal attorney by your side from the moment that you learn that you have been accused of a crime. Violent crimes such as aggravated assault can be charged as a felony and the penalties for these offenses are particularly harsh. You must be confident that your lawyer has the skill and expertise to defend you against felony crimes. I have served as a former prosecutor, and have handled numerous felony cases during the 20 years that I have spent in trial.

Tough Legal Defense Against Criminal Charges

Juvenile crimes can be particularly devastating on the life of a minor if he or she is convicted. I understand the delicate nature of juvenile charges and what is at stake, and that is why I never give up on a case. I have experience in numerous municipal courts throughout the state and have gained unique insight into the strategies that the prosecution uses to convict juveniles and other individuals.

Once you have hired my assistance as a Shawnee criminal defense lawyer, you can breathe easier knowing that your hand is in completely capable hands. I know the importance of beginning the fight against criminal charges at the onset of issue, and will work diligently as soon as I am contacted. With meticulous evaluation and exhaustive preparation, you can be confident that no stone will be left unturned as I work towards getting you the desired outcome you deserve.

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Why Choose John Harvell

  • Nearly 30 years representing clients throughout Kansas

  • Former prosecutor, understanding both sides of the courtoom

  • Highly knowledgeable regarding all major updates to Kansas DUI laws

  • Build compelling defense strategies that more effectively protect my clients' rights

Client Testimonials

  • “very reassuring, confident, and personally invested in helping me with the legal issues”

    MW

  • “Mr. Harvell filed a Motion to Suppress because of an illegal car search. Prior to trial, the charges were dismissed.”

    TC

  • “My work requires a security clearance, and it was very important that I did not receive a conviction for this matter.”

    AT

  • “gave me time to come up with the money and got all the cases off my record.”

    RD

  • “The whole case was seen one sided but John luckily fight for my side and got me the outcome that was fair.”

    DE