Thomas J. Erker

Thomas J. Erker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Overland Park, KS

Erker Law Firm, P.A.
 | 7211 W 98th Terrace, Suite 140
Overland Park, KS 66212
Phone: 913-829-2500
Fax: 913-829-3344
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (50%)
Attorney Profile

Tom Erker has worked hard over the course of his 35 year legal career to defend the rights and interests of those charged with crimes,dui/dwi or involved in family law disputes.  Tom has focused his practice in the areas of criminal defense,dui/dwi defense and domestic litigation.  Mr. Erker's reputation as a respected trial attorney is based upon years of trial experience and dedicated client representation in every conflict.  Tom regularly defends individuals in the greater Kansas City metropolitan area in the following courts: Johnson County, Wyandotte County, Douglas County, Miami County, Linn County,DeSoto,Fairway, Gardner,Lake Quivira,LaCygne,Linn Valley,Lawrence, Leawood, Lenexa, Mission,Mission Hills,Mission Woods, Merriam, Olathe, Overland Park,Prairie Village, Roeland Park, Shawnee,Spring Hill, Westwood, Westwood Hills and other municipal courts.  Mr. Erker is proud to practice law with his son, Ryan Erker, in the Erker Law Firm, P.A., based in Olathe, Kansas.

About Thomas Erker

Admitted: 1982, Kansas

Professional Webpage:


  • Mr. Erker has maintained an AV® rating, the highest possible rating for over 10 years, in Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system, reflecting the high esteem in which Tom is held by his colleagues within the legal community. Tom has also been listed in Best Lawyers in America® for over 10 years for his work in the practice areas of Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar and DUI/DWI Defense and was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2016 edition. He was honored to be selected by peer recognition as a 2014 Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America®, non white collar criminal defense. In addition he has been listed in Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The American Trial Lawyers Association, 2009-2013., Reed Elsevier Properties Inc; Best Lawyers;The American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Tom is proud to have been consistently named in Kansas and Missouri Super Lawyers in 2005-2017.  This group represents some of the very best attorneys in the Kansas City area.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Tom is a past president of the Johnson County, Kansas Bar Association.
  • Tom is a founding member of the National College for DUI Defense.  
  • Tom Erker is a life-member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is a Founding Member of the National College for DUI Defense,1998-2016.
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Office Location for Thomas J. Erker

7211 W 98th Terrace
Suite 140
Overland Park, KS 66212

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Last Updated: 6/26/2019

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