If you have been accused of a crime, the things you do in the next 24 hours can make a big difference in the outcome of your case. The first thing you need to do — and do quickly — is choose a defense attorney. No decision you make will be more important.


Kurt Kerns is a Wichita criminal defense lawyer who handles the most challenging cases such as federal charges, international crimes, major drug offenses and murder. Mr. Kerns has earned the respect of his peers on both sides of the aisle with frequent victories in complex, high-profile cases. In the 12 murder trials he has tried to jury, he has obtained 10 acquittals.

Kurt Kerns is the founding partner of the law firm of Ariagno, Kerns, Mank & White, L.L.C., in Wichita, Kansas. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America, has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers* for nine consecutive years, and has earned an AV Preeminent** rating, the highest designation under Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system.

He has completed additional legal training at the National Criminal Defense College as well as Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College, where he is currently on staff.

To protect yourself, call Kurt Kerns, Attorney At Law, in Wichita, Kansas, at 316-265-5511. We offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case.

* Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorney Kurt Kerns was selected for inclusion in 2006 - 2014 Super Lawyers.

** AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

Kurt Kerns
328 N Main St.
Wichita, KS 67202


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328 N. Main St.
Wichita, KS 67202
Phone: 316-265-5511


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