Courtney T. Henderson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Olathe, KS

Billam & Henderson, LLC
 | 108 E. Poplar St., Suite B
Olathe, KS 66061
Phone: 913-782-4030
Fax: 913-782-4831
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%)
Attorney Profile

Mr. Henderson’s practice emphasizes in general criminal defense with extensive experience in DUI, drug offenses, and theft. Mr. Henderson has represented clients in complex criminal litigation including homicide allegations, sexual allegations and white-collar allegations that included securities fraud, forgery, and identity theft. He also routinely handles misdemeanor matters and traffic matters in various municipal courts and district courts. Mr. Henderson is on the Board of Directors for the Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. He co-authored a book entitled Inside the Minds: Juvenile Criminal Defense Strategies and he is AV Preeminent Rated.

Mr. Henderson graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law. He has served as a criminal defense mentor attorney in the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and the Earl E. O'Conner Inn of Court. He is a partner at Billam & Henderson, LLC.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI


Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012

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About Courtney Henderson

Admitted: 2003, Kansas

Professional Webpage:


  • AV Preemient Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top 100 Trial Attorneys, The National Trial Lawyers 2014 - 2020
  • Nation's Top One Percent, The National Association of Distinguished Counsel 2015 - 2020
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers 2012 - 2018
  • Perfect 10.0 AVVO Rating, AVVO
  • Top Lawyer, Global Directory of Who's Who 2015 - Present
  • Top 50 DUI Attorneys in Kansas, The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC 2017
  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers 2013  -2019
  • Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars, Super Lawyers 2011 - 2012
  • Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Kansas, National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Completed the NHTSA/IACP Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner Course taught by Walden, Platt & Associates

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • Recruitment Director, Board of Directors, Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Seasoned Attorney, National College for DUI Defense, Inc
  • Earl E. O'Conner Inn of Court, Barrister, Criminal Defense Mentor Attorney
  • Attorney Mentor, KCMBA Criminal Law, 2012
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Missouri Bar Association
  • Member, Kansas Bar Association
  • Member, The National Trial Lawyers
  • Member, Johnson County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Active Supporter of the Polar Plunge in support of the Special Olympics, 2020
  • Active Supporter of the Polar Plunge in support of the Special Olympics, 2019
  • Spoke to Freshman at Olathe East on criminal law, 2018
  • Prepared Waivers of Liability for Birthday Blessings KC, a local non-profit group that provides free birthday services for children in need.
  • Volunteer, Street Cats Rescue of Kansas City

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Contributing Author, Juvenile Criminal Defense Strategies, Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books), 2012
  • Presented at the Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Fall CLE regarding using and adapting Legal Technology to streamline your practice. , Speaker, Legal Technology for your Practice, Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Criminal Defense, 2019

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Nominated for the Phi Kappa Theta Mid-Career Achievement Man of the Year, 2016

Educational Background:

  • University of Kansas, School of Law, J.D. 2003
  • Kansas State University, B.A., Honors: College of Business Honors Program Graduate, 2000
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Office Location for Courtney T. Henderson

108 E. Poplar St.
Suite B
Olathe, KS 66061

Phone: 913-782-4030

Fax: 913-782-4831

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Last Updated: 2/25/2020

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