If you’ve been charged with a criminal offense, you’ll need an attorney you can trust that has experience navigating the criminal justice system. I’ve focused my career on criminal defense casework, building a proud reputation as an attorney that can examine the details of any criminal case to help build a strong defense. All criminal cases have the potential to strip you of your freedoms — my job is to ensure that your rights are protected by outlining the best possible defense for you and your case.
I have extensive experience working in Kansas appellate courts, providing an in-depth understanding of the Kansas criminal justice system. I can use my knowledge and experience in the courts to put together a strong defense for any criminal charge you’re facing.
I chose the area of criminal defense because I wanted to focus on an area of the law that would provide me with the opportunity to help people in their time of need.
I’ve spent my career working with clients, many of whom are facing criminal charges for the very first time. I understand that most people find themselves in this situation because of one single moment of poor judgment. I understand that people make mistakes, which is why I tell all of my clients that I’m not here to judge you or your actions. I’m here to help you build a strong defense so that together we can help put this behind you.
I believe that the first step toward building a strong defense is a careful examination of all evidence, and I won’t miss a detail.
I’ve worked with many clients and am committed to providing a level of personalized, discreet service to every potential client.
Many defense attorneys prefer to avoid trial. I have extensive court experience and am prepared to do whatever it takes to help you.
I can describe Adam as one of the most professional and dedicated attorney's I've ever met. He not only was on top of the legal matters of my case but he also inquired about my personal situation which he incorporated into my defense.
You exceeded my expectations. I’d be lying if i said i had trust in the system towards blacks considering history, but you gave me hope and I appreciate everything you’ve done. True story I’ve mentioned ya name to not just friends and family, I mentioned it to strangers. You’re a great lawyer - and a even better human. I have nothing but good to say about you
Adam thanks for everything you done I give you 5++++++++ stars more then 20. I would send people if they ever needed a lawyer your way.
KU Student was charged with theft and minor traffic offenses in a local municipal court. After reviewing the evidence and discussing possible defenses and trial strategy, Client decided the best course of action was to quietly resolve the case with a diversion agreement, avoiding unwanted attention.
In a case where the only charge was DUI, officers failed to interview every witness to the alleged event. A witness indicated that client was sober upon arrival to her house and did not drink until after arriving. Somehow, the witness was not interviewed by police, so the fact did not appear in the police report. The prosecutor agreed to drop the DUI charge, without the need for a trial.
In a seminal Kansas DUI case, Attorney Adam Stolte argued at the Kansas Court of Appeals that some prior Missouri DUI’s cannot be used to enhance client’s sentence. For client, and others across Kansas, this resulted in reduced fines, reduced jail time, and reduced supervision. Attorney Adam Stolte regularly receives inquiries and referrals from attorneys to reduce their client’s DUI charges.
Careful comparison of videos with police reports showed several inconsistencies violating client's Constitutional rights. After preparing thoughtful motions with thorough supporting legal research, the prosecutor dismissed the case - without the need for a trial.
The police report in this case glazed over the actual arrest of client. Even so, complete review of the officer’s chest-cam video showed a significant constitutional violation. Despite the apparent violation, the prosecutor refused to dismiss. After filing a motion to suppress illegally obtained evidence, Stolte Law, LLC questioned the officers on the stand and impeached their version of events. The court agreed that local police violated client's 4th amendment rights. The prosecutor appealed the case, but we prevailed.