Why Should You Choose Martin & Wallentine?
- We are serious about representing our clients
- We have many years of legal experience
- We have different lawyers who focus on specific areas of law
- We strive for results
Most individuals will at some point in time in their life have the need for high-quality legal representation. Whether it has to do with criminal charges, a family law matter, DUI, or personal injury, who you choose to represent you will be critical to the outcome of your case when you are faced with a legal issue. When looking for the best attorney to represent you, you want someone with experience, a proven track record for success, and someone who will stop at nothing to protect your best interests and your legal rights. At Martin & Wallentine, we are all that and more. Our firm goes beyond the basic steps to push a case along to get the best outcome for you. For example, we will fully utilize discovery and subpoenas when appropriate.
We are dedicated advocates who have achieved a high rate of success in cases involving criminal defense, drunk driving (DUI), civil litigation, and family law matters. In the 14 years we have been representing clients throughout Johnson County and the surrounding areas, we have successfully handled dozens of cases at trial.
We are a small firm serving Johnson County that offers large firm results, this means that you will always know who is handling your case, and you won't get shuffled around from person to person. We make ourselves available for our clients.
Meet Our Attorneys
Jerry Wallentine and Richard Martin are the two senior partners at Martin & Wallentine. Jerry Wallentine focuses primarily on criminal defense and personal injury law which includes DUI/DWI, misdemeanors, felonies, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents and personal injury claims.
Jerry's early career began learning from some of the most sophisticated and accomplished lawyers in Kansas. Now, in private practice and running his own law firm, he advocates for clients all throughout Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas City and the surrounding areas. Over the years, Jerry has successfully handled hundreds of cases and gained a significant amount of trial experience. He has experienced great success at jury trials, bench trials, suppression hearings, pleas, and many more.
Mr. Wallentine is a professional speaker who has spoken at political rallies, churches, and more. His experience as an accomplished speaker has allowed him to sharpen his legal skills. These skills gained as a speaker have enabled him to excel at presenting convincing arguments before a judge and jury. For those clients that are badly injured, he is an aggressive advocate both inside the courtroom and out. He is always pursuing maximum financial compensation on behalf of his injured clients, ensuring that they aren't denied their right to a fair settlement or verdict. Jerry is a member of the Kansas Bar Association, the Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Johnson County Bar Association, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Attorney Richard Martin has spent a number of years primarily focusing on civil litigation. Through meticulous and aggressive representation, he has achieved major victories on behalf of his clients. He has dealt with complex litigation and has an in-depth understanding of civil litigation matters. Mr. Martin handles family law cases, as well as cases involving professional liability/malpractice, construction defects. Richard Martin attended the University of Kansas School of Law in Lawrence, where he earned his Juris Doctor degree. Prior to graduating law school, he earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. Mr. Martin is a proud member of the Missouri Bar Association.
Legal Areas of Practice
We take pride in establishing solid working relationships with our clients. Over the years, many of our clients have used our services more than once. Since we offer a variety of legal services, we enable our clients to continue our attorney/client relationship when they need us for future legal service in a different area of law. It's always satisfying to know that you don't have to search all over town for high-quality legal representation when you already have a firm with attorneys that you can trust. This continued attorney/client relationship is one feature that sets our firm apart from others.
We proudly represent clients with the following legal issues:
- Criminal Defense
- Family Law (legal separation, divorce, child custody, etc.)
- Auto Wrecks
- Civil Litigation
- Construction Defects
- Mortgage Fraud
- Quiet Title
If you are in need of superior legal representation, we urge you to contact a Johnson County attorney at Martin & Wallentine. We offer a consultation to all of our prospective clients so that you can meet with us face-to-face and so that we can go over the details of your situation and advise you on the best way to proceed forward.
Please contact our firm today so we can get started on finding a solution to your legal matter!
Read What Our Former Clients Have Said
"Professional, informative, and vital in working with the prosecutor to secure the most favorable outcome possible".Barb
"Jerry kept in constant contact with us and our son during the case and went the extra mile to plea before the judge outside and inside the courtroom".Joanne from Nebraska