Robert C. "Chris" Gigstad

Attorney Profile

Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Overland Park, KS

Gigstad Law Office, LLC
 | 8000 Foster Street, Overland Park, KS 66204
Phone: 913-735-9529
Fax: 913-642-5860
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (50%),
  • Criminal Defense (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    Robert C. Gigstad is the founder of Gigstad Law Office, LLC, in Overland Park, Kansas. Focusing his practice exclusively on criminal defense matters, he provides representation to Johnson County residents who are facing state or federal misdemeanor or felony charges, including drug possession and distribution, driving under the influence, domestic violence, sex crimes and other offenses. Mr. Gigstad also handles record expungements as well as speeding and other moving violations.

    A native of Kansas, Mr. Gigstad pursued his undergraduate studies at Kansas State University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in political science in 2007. After spending a year at the University of Tulsa College of Law, he transferred to Washburn University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2010. While at Washburn, Mr. Gigstad spent a semester abroad studying comparative international law at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. He is admitted to practice before all Kansas state courts as well as the Supreme Court of the United States.

    An experienced trial attorney and fluent in English and Spanish, Mr. Gigstad has achieved many favorable results for his clients. His fellow professionals have taken notice of his accomplishments, as evidenced by his receipt of a perfect 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo. Mr. Gigstad has also been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 as well as the American Society of Legal Advocates' list of Top 40 Lawyers Under 40. To stay abreast of current criminal defense developments and strategies, he is an active participant in several legal organizations. A member of The Earl E. O'Connor American Inn of Court, Mr. Gigstad is also a member of the Johnson County Bar Association and The National College for DUI Defense, Inc.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 50%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    • 50%Criminal Defense
    Focus Areas

    DUI/DWI, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Sex Offenses, Criminal Domestic Violence

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

    Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019

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    About Robert Gigstad

    Admitted: 2010, Kansas

    Professional Webpage: http://www.gigstadlaw.com/Attorney-Profile.aspx

    Honors/Awards:

    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers for 2019 , Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2019
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
    • Member of the NORML (National Organization to Reform Marijuana Laws) Legal Committee.  , NORML Legal Committee, https://lawyers.norml.org/kansas/robert-christopher-gigstad-34000069, 2019
    • ..., Best DUI Lawyers in Kansas City, Expertise.com , 2018
    • Client's Choice for DUI Representation, Clients' Choice for DUI Representation, AVVO, 2018
    • Clients' Choice for DUI Representation, AVVO, 2014
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2018
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2015
    • Clients' Choice for DUI Representation, AVVO, 2016
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
    • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2017

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Science of Breath Testing Course on Intoxilyzer 8000 Machine, 2015
    • DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Certification through NHTSA, 2014
    • Science of Breath Testing Course on Intoxilyzer 9000 Machine, 2016

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Kansas Bar Association
    • Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • American Bar Association
    • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Assocation
    • Member, Earl E. Connor American Inns of Court
    • Johnson County Bar Association
    • Kansas
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Member, National College for DUI Defense
    • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

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    Educational Background:

    • The University of Tulsa School of Law in Tulsa, OK
    • Kansas State Univesity, B.S., Political Science and History, 2007
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    Office Location for Robert C. "Chris" Gigstad

    8000 Foster Street
    Overland Park, KS 66204

    Phone: 913-735-9529

    Fax: 913-642-5860

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    Last Updated: 10/19/2019

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