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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

Dan Crabtree is a lifelong resident of Kansas City, Kansas. He graduated from Ottawa University in 1978 and the University of Kansas Law School in 1981. He spent his entire career as a practicing lawyer with the same firm, Stinson Leonard Street LLP (and its predecessor firm, Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP) where he practiced for 32 years. While in private practice, he represented businesses and business owners in commercial and antitrust cases and he also served as General Counsel for Kansas City’s Major League Baseball team, the Kansas City Royals. He was active in civic and charitable enterprises, serving on the Board of Directors of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation and the Greater Kansas City Sports Commission. President Obama nominated Judge Crabtree for the position previously held by Judge John W. Lungstrum, the United States Senate confirmed him unanimously, and on May 1, 2014, he was commissioned as the twenty-eighth United States District Judge for the District of Kansas. His chambers are in the Frank Carlson United States Courthouse in Topeka.

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

Michael Owens
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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