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District Judge Daniel D. Crabtree

Phone:
785-338-5340
Fax:
785-338-5341
Courtroom:
401
Location:
Topeka, KS
Honorable Daniel D. Crabtree
District Judge
United States District Court
444 S.E. Quincy, Suite
Topeka, KS 66683

Bio

Years of Service: 2014-Present
Appointed By: Barack Obama

On April 30, the United States Senate, on a 94-0 vote, confirmed Daniel D. Crabtree to become a United States District Judge in Kansas. Judge Crabtree received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1978 from Ottawa University. In 1981, he graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law. Following graduation, Judge Crabtree joined the law firm of Stinson Leonard Street, formerly Stinson Morrison Hecker, LLP. He spent his entire career at Stinson, having become a partner in 1988. He was a trial lawyer who represented businesses, governmental entities and individuals in federal and state courts. Judge Crabtree has been active in civic engagements and bar associations. He succeeds Judge John W. Lungstrum, who took senior status on November 2, 2010. Judge Crabtree was sworn-in on May 13, 2014. Judge Crabtree will sit in Topeka and Judge Robinson will move to Kansas City.

Staff
Courtroom Deputy
Megan Garrett
785-338-5345


Court Reporter
Sherry Harris
785-338-5354


Law Clerks
Anne Emert
785-338-5340

Curtis Shank
785-338-5340

Dionna K. Ford
785-338-5340

Guidelines & Orders

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Courtroom Technology
Electronic evidence system including: a document camera, DVD/VCR combo, laptop video input from attorney tables and lectern; annotation capabilities from the Lectern and Witness stand; audio input available for laptop and other sources from the lectern and attorney tables; multi-channel IR headsets that facilitate assisted listening and interpreters of foreign languages; one 42” monitor and a large projection screen for the jury and 19” monitors at each counsel table for evidence viewing.
MDL Cases

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