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John Rapp

John E. Rapp


The majority of Mr. Rapp’s practice is devoted to defending alleged criminal matters and driving under the influence charges in courtrooms throughout Kansas.


John E. Rapp contact information

Phone: 316-267-2000
Fax: 316-630-8466

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Mr. Rapp has been recognized in Super Lawyers Magazine as a Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyer. He also was recognized as a Wichita Business Journal 40 Under 40 recipient. That award recognizes 40 of the most influential people in the Wichita community that are under the age of 40.

Mr. Rapp’s practice includes civil and criminal litigation. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Wichita Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He is licensed to practice in municipal, state and federal courts in Kansas.

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  • Trial Tips and Tricks. Wichita Bar Association Criminal Practice CLE. Wichita, KS – May 2019.
  • Family Law 2017; Evidence Presentation. Wichita Bar Association. Wichita, KS – Spring 2017.
  • Pitfalls in Traffic Cases. Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Wichita, KS – 2013.
  • Basic Criminal Practice 101. Wichita Bar Association. Wichita, KS – 2013.
  • Practical Skills Sedgwick County 101. Wichita Bar Association, Wichita – KS, 2006-2013.
  • DUI Case Law Update. Lorman Education Services. Kansas City, KS – 2007.
  • Ethics in DUI Cases. National College for DUI Defense. Las Vegas, NV – 2006.


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Affiliations, Activities & Honors

  • Heartspring Board of Trustee (2014-present)
  • Wichita Bar Association
    – President, Young Lawyers Section, (2007-2008)
    – Member Board of Governors (2008-2010)
    – Secretary/Treasurer (2011-2012)
    – Vice President (2016-2017)
    – President Elect (2017-2018)
    – President (2018 – 2019)
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Best Lawyers 2018 – Present (DUI/DWI Defense, Criminal Defense), 2020 (Criminal Defense: White Collar)
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2011 – 2013)
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (2014 – Present)
  • Martindale Hubbell AV 4.9 Rating, Criminal Law, General Practice
  • Kansas Judicial Council – DUI Advisory Committee (2018 – Present)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Wichita Crime Commission
    – Member
  • National College for DUI Defense


  • University of Kansas School of Law, J.D., 2002
  • Newman University, B.S., 2000

Bar Admissions 

  • United States District Court, State of Kansas