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Topeka Criminal Client Video Conferences

Lawyers may schedule a video conference from the Frank Carlson Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse with their client at the CCA facility located in Leavenworth, Kansas.  All calls between attorney and client are confidential.  Advantages of this video conference service include:

  • Reduction in travel time and expenses.
  • Expedient communication resulting in better representation.
  • More opportunities for the attorney and client to connect with one another.

The Video Conference Center is located in Room 404F. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. To schedule the video conference room at the courthouse, send an e-mail to at least two working days in advance of the call. If a video conference is needed more urgently, please dial (785) 633-6252.

It is the attorney's responsibility to secure an interpreter for the video conference, if needed.

E-mails to schedule a video conference should be sent on weekdays between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM.  To schedule, contact: Connie Phelps/Corrections Corporation of America (CCA ) by e-mail at: The following information will be required:

  • Inmate's name
  • Attorney's Name and Contact Information
  • Date preferred (optimally, the video conference should be scheduled 24 hours in advance).
  • Time preferred (video conferences will be scheduled between 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM and between 3:00 PM and 4:00 PM, as Facility Count is scheduled at 2:00 PM daily).
  • If an attorney or interpreter will be with the inmate at CCA during the video conference, please provide their name and contact information.

Instructions for use of the video conferencing equipment to connect to the CCA facility are posted in Room 404F. Please contact the Topeka Clerk’s Office with any questions in room #490 or dial (785) 338-5400.

For instruction on establishing a video conference connection with CCA from a remote work station CLICK HERE.